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Why passengers and bikers think Angkas matters

Nov 22, 2017 - 10:16 AM

For many drivers and passengers, motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas is convenient and saves time

THANKFUL BIKERS. Bikers were thankful to Angkas for giving them a livelihood that improved their daily lives

Commuters share most horrible MRT experiences

Nov 17, 2017 - 12:59 PM

The daily glitches are no longer acceptable, say MRT commuters

'Human intervention' probed as possible cause of MRT3 train detachment

Nov 16, 2017 - 5:11 PM

'Our trains are very safe....All of the trains that are deployed are safe and functional,' MRT3 director for operations Mike Capati assures commuters following the incident

DETACHED. Commuters walked to MRT3 Buendia station from Ayala station as a train coach got detached from its body on Thursday, November 16. Photo by Gio Manlangit

Commuters walk along MRT3 tracks as coach gets detached from train

Nov 16, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Around 130 to 140 passengers are forced to walk from the Ayala Station to the Buendia Station as the coach they're riding in gets separated from the train body

DETACHED. Commuters walked to Buendia station from Ayala station as the last train coach got detached from the train body. Photo by Gio Manlangit

EDSA 'parking lot': Commuters endure traffic ahead of ASEAN Summit

Nov 11, 2017 - 5:58 PM

(UPDATED) MMDA opens the ASEAN lane along EDSA Northbound to the public as of 6 pm on Saturday, November 11

Heavy Traffic continues along Pasay -Edsa as of 5:30 pm. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Netizens ask LTFRB: How can we beat traffic without Angkas?

Nov 09, 2017 - 10:01 PM

Angkas has been widely used by its passengers as an alternative to the inefficient public transport in Metro Manila and to slip through the city's horrible traffic

NLEX to implement new toll fees on November 6

Nov 05, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Those traveling on the stretch of North Marilao in Bulacan to Sta Ines, Malabacat City in Pampanga will have to pay additional toll fees

TOLL HIKE. NLEX closed system to implement new toll fares across vehicle classes on November 6. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Transport strike, Marawi updates, drug war and EJKs | Midday wRap

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Acor Arceo

Piston, #TransportStrike trend on Twitter

Oct 16, 2017 - 1:35 PM

These are trending topics as transport group Piston holds its 3rd nationwide strike against the PUV modernization program

Jeepney riders feel effects of transport strike

Oct 16, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Several commuters took to social media the lack of public transport available on Monday, October 16, due to the transport strike

What is happening outside Metro Manila during the nationwide transport strike

Oct 16, 2017 - 7:27 AM

(UPDATED) Transport group PISTON says thousands of jeepney operators and drivers from the various provinces and areas will join the transport strike on Monday and Tuesday

PUV MODERNIZATION. Jeepneys are seen as an enforcer manages traffic at a busy street in Manila on May 30, 2017. Photo from Agence France-Presse

Stranded? Report transportation problems using #CommuterWatch

Oct 16, 2017 - 12:00 AM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and private groups will use the hashtag to monitor reports shared by stranded commuters

LOOK: Commuters endure long lines at LRT2

Oct 09, 2017 - 11:45 AM

The Light Rail Transit Authority says long queues remain the norm during rush hour

MONDAY RUSH HOUR. Commuters endure long lines at the LRT 2 Santolan station on Monday morning, October 10, 2017. Photo courtesy of Isabelle Yu

Change.org petition to LTO: Suspend LED light 'ban'

Mar 28, 2016 - 5:42 PM

What do you think of the LTO policy on LED lights? Would you like to sign the peition?

LRT2 resumes operation after 3-hour disruption

Mar 08, 2016 - 11:52 AM

UPDATED The mass transit line was on limited operation on Tuesday morning March 8 stranding hundreds of passengers for about 3 hours

Online uproar: Riders reject LED ban

Jan 29, 2016 - 4:49 PM

Those for and against LED lights are concerned about road safety

LED LIGHTS. Although they are on different sides of the issue, those for and against LED lights feel safety is a major concern

Taxi driver goes viral for being nice

Jan 17, 2016 - 5:00 PM

There are still good ones left in Manila s big basket of bad apples after all

TAXI DRIVER. Eugenio Ventura's photo has gone viral on Facebook after a satisfied passenger praised him online. Photo from Rommel Lopez' Facebook.

'We could have been Lorelie'

Jan 09, 2016 - 7:59 PM

We must act for those she left behind and for those we could be leaving behind if things don t get any better

LORELEI MELEVO. A biker, Lorelei is killed when a dump truck hits her along Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue in Marikina City on January 5, 2016. From Facebook wall of James Deakin

Cyclist's death spurs bike lanes movement

Jan 09, 2016 - 8:25 AM

The shock and grief over the death of Lorelie Melevo a single mother of 2 turns to a force for action as supporters of bike lanes call for changes in the country

Image from Lorelie Melevo's Facebook page.

Should we stand on right and walk on the left side of escalators?

Oct 04, 2015 - 4:12 PM

It’s a general rule of thumb But why isn’t this being practiced in the Philippines especially in public train stations?

Metro Manila has ‘worst traffic on Earth’ – Waze

Oct 01, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The 2015 Global Driver Satisfaction Index conducted by the navigation app Waze reveals that the Philippines is among the countries with the worst driving experiences

File photo by Kevin de la Cruz / Rappler

Rain slows metro traffic, strands commuters

Sep 10, 2015 - 10:46 PM

How was your commute home today? Netizens reported being stuck all over the metro due to traffic caused by heavy rain and flooding

Why government regulation of Uber and GrabCar will not help us

Aug 17, 2015 - 2:40 PM

A ride sharing convert says the government s move to regulate the industry does nothing for the riding public