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29-year-old Jaime Limpo shares that bike lanes in some Metro Manila cities aren't protected, threatening the lives of cyclists and riders
'Heroic' commuters are prone to imagining moving abroad, where there is higher quality of life, and you can't blame them
'Hindi lang naman sa Pilipinas ang may traffic; may traffic naman talaga sa buong mundo. It's no excuse, but the irony is kasi traffic is also a product of your own success,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
'Mindanao,' 'Write About Love', '3pol Trobol Huli Ka Balbon' and 'Culion' compete the festival lineup
Expect Metro Manila traffic to get worse when the country's SEA Games hosting goes full swing late this year
The actress also chastises the Philippine Star for its headline and video editing – which she says is why she was misinterpreted
There is nothing to prove. There's a huge transportation crisis as well as an EQ and IQ deficit in government to understand the problem.
'Kasi kapag sinabi mong walang krisis, wala ka talagang gagawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, as she calls for compassion to be shown to commuters
'Kung walang krisis sa transportasyon, malapit na dapat siya sa Baguio sa ganoong katagal na biyahe,' Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate says after Panelo insisted that there is no transportation crisis, even after a nearly 4-hour trip to work using public transportation
'As taxpayers and as hardworking, productive members of the society, we should demand accountability from the government.... We should call out those who downplay our exhaustion.'
A jeepney with Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo among its passengers had to stop when media swarm it for a chance interview with the Palace official, causing a commuting nun to lose her cool
(UPDATED) Panelo receives special treatment from policemen and traffic enforcers during his nearly-4-hour commute from Marikina to Malacañang
(5th UPDATE) Anakbayan national spokesperson Alex Danday says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo had turned their commute challenge into a mere 'photo opportunity'
Rappler business reporter Ralf Rivas walks over 6.5 kilometers to get to the Philippine Stock Exchange, testing the extreme scenario of a failed transport system in Metro Manila
‘Teka lang, bakit may solusyon siya kung wala namang problema?’ one netizen asks
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo draws flak for denying the existence of a mass transportation crisis. Let’s take a look at the state of public mass transit systems in Metro Manila.
We ask Marikina residents to react to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's no-transportation-crisis remark: ‘Ano’ng aga pa ba ang gagawin ko para hindi na ako ma-late? ’Yung ’di na ako matutulog?’
Will he take public transportation during rush hour? 'Basta, secret,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
Without special preparation and treatment, will Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo survive the long lines, hours of waiting, and horrendous traffic that commuters endure every day?
'The challenge to commute is accepted. This coming Friday, I'll take the jeepney and the LRT in going to work,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
The streets around UP and Ateneo are expected to be jammed. Those not taking the entrance exams, avoid the area.
From chirashi don, cheese katsu curry, to garlic steak – Ooma has new dishes up their crazy sleeve, available starting Wednesday, October 2
'Why not provide for the jeepney driver’s modernization?' says the actor
No Filipino should have to wake up as early as 4 am to commute to an 8 am job and punch out at 5 pm only to get home by 9 pm
Climate change, the Amazon, and Metro Manila congestion
Aside from the extreme congestion in Metro Manila, the Asian Development Bank says too many government agencies have overlapping functions
Metro Manila is more than the sum of its parts, and traffic authorities will do well to keep this in mind. Otherwise, their policies will only keep backfiring and making traffic worse.
San Miguel Corporation is appealing to commuters and motorists traversing the SLEX for more understanding
Senator Angara, who chairs the committee on finance, is taken aback: 'Tatanggal lang ng dalawang bato? Anong klaseng bato 'yan?'
Manila Water says the Angat Dam 'continues to struggle' to reach the ideal water level, but the company has been able to address its supply deficit
Senator Grace Poe, chairperson of the Senate committee on public services, has said the DOTr uses the lack of emergency powers as an excuse for failing to do its job
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
In Quezon City alone, Joy Belmonte says 4 big-ticket infrastucture programs will be constructed simultaneously
In the long list of Metro Manila problems, what should be prioritized and where should city mayors look first? We asked our readers.
'Is this how the MMDA views women and traffic management? May kinalaman ba talaga ang deployment ng female officers sa pagpapagaan ng trapiko?' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas
As minimum-wage employees, traffic enforcers earn around P11,800 monthly
Meanwhile, flood control and management gets the bulk of the agency's P4.106-billion budget for 2020 national expenditures
Despite the dire traffic situation, President Duterte says he would just let EDSA 'rot' and blames Senator Grace Poe for not granting his government emergency powers
Will we see these railways completed within the lifetime of the current administration?
Ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against time to reach a Manila hospital with a patient in need of care
How could the public, with all the outrage and frustration and venting online, translate words into action?
'Sunod' stars Carmina Villaroel and Mylene Dizon under TEN17P
Commuters brands the traffic schemes considered by the MMDA as 'band-aid' solutions, especially when the public transport system remains a mess
A former Pagcor consultant submits ‘brand coding’ traffic scheme proposal to MMDA
Commuters pitch ideas to help solve issues anchored on awareness, behavior changes, government policy, and commuters participation
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the proposal is 'not new' and will be reviewed
The scheme will be paired with a bus rapid transit system and bus stops located within 200 meters of any residence