Commonwealth Avenue - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Commonwealth Avenue


Heavier traffic expected in parts of Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Apr 29, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Motorists and commuters who pass through Regalado Highway, the Tandang Sora Avenue-Commonwealth Avenue intersection, and North Avenue will be affected

Heavy traffic in parts of QC expected starting April 30 – MMDA. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said motorists should expect heavy traffic in Quezon City with the closure of several roads due to the construction of the Metro Rail Transit 7 (MRT-7). One-way traffic would be implemented on Regalado, from Mindanao Avenue to Commonwealth Avenue, for the construction of a coping beam and starting on May 1, the contractors will start working on the construction of MRT-7 Tandang Sora station at the intersection of Commonwealth and Tandang Sora Avenue. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

MMDA to set 50 km/h speed limit for EDSA, C5, Commonwealth

Dec 06, 2017 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) Also covered by the plan to reduce the speed limit are Roxas Boulevard, Quezon Avenue, and Marcos Highway

BUSY ROAD. EDSA is the most used thoroughfare in the Philippines, passing through 6 cities. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

Heavier Commonwealth traffic seen as MRT7 construction progresses

Aug 13, 2017 - 5:10 PM

A task force announces developments in the construction of the MRT7 s University Avenue and Manggahan stations in Quezon City which would affect the flow of traffic

Bumper-to-bumper traffic is seen in front of the Iglesia ni Cristo Church along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Tuesday. A portion of the thorough fare from Sandiganbayan to Litex is closed for the whole day due to a medical mission by the INC. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Partial road closures due to MRT7 construction starting April 17

Apr 08, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Regalado Highway will be partially closed from Bristol Street to Commonwealth Avenue from April 17 to June 16 for Phase 1 of the construction

Deferred: Road closures in Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Apr 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED The road closures will not start on April 4 as originally scheduled according to the project s Traffic Task Force

Cops to help man traffic at C5, Commonwealth, NAIA Expressway

Nov 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

PNP Highway Patrol Group personnel will be deployed to address the traffic problem and ensure the safe travel of motorists

Commuters stranded in a traffic along commonwealth Ave. during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler/File

#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Members of multi sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain vigilant

5 iconic roads in the Philippines

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM

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SCENIC HIGHWAY. Subic-Clark-Tarlac Highway offers a scenic drive. Photo by Henry Famuleras.

Netizen report: Driver pushes, shouts at MMDA traffic aides

Jun 27, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Lawyer Crisanto Saruca Jr of the MMDA Traffic Discipline Office says the MMDA is investigating the incident and is in the process of identifying the driver

Postal agency unveils Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp

May 06, 2014 - 7:38 PM

PHLPost has printed 1 2 million copies of the stamp featuring INC founder Felix Manalo along with the bloc voting group s centennial logo and photo of its Central Temple

LTFRB suspends permit of bus firm in Commonwealth accident

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:45 AM

The LTFRB says it will not hesitate to take immediate action against erring bus firms to protect public safety

Heavy traffic seen due to Iglesia's QC event

Mar 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM

The event forces the anti graft court Sandiganbayan to cancel work on Friday March 28

Trucks on Commonwealth Avenue overloaded - DPWH

Mar 02, 2014 - 4:57 PM

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson warns about the dangers posed by overloaded vehicles

Bus hits 8 vehicles on Commonwealth Avenue

Mar 01, 2014 - 2:57 PM

At least 11 people are injured after a Mayamy Bus slams into 8 vehicles along the widest road in the Philippines

Peace, beyond the lines

Aug 04, 2013 - 1:58 PM

Ours is the day and age where activism has to play and will continue to play a huge part in waking up a sleeping humanity

62 hurt, 9 detained in SONA rally

Jul 22, 2013 - 2:05 PM

Rocks and eggs fly at the SONA protests in Quezon City

Century says low-cost condo 92% sold

Feb 25, 2013 - 5:44 PM

Residences at Commonwealth is Century Properties first affordable project

Century Properties' 'Residences at Commonwealth' is expected to cost P4 billion