MMDA Creates Metropolitan Public Safety Office (MPSO)

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created a new interim office that will oversee and strengthen the Agency’s disaster and emergency preparedness and response efforts in the National Capital Region. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim created the Metropolitan Public Safety Office (MPSO) to integrate and consolidate all units of the Agency undertaking similar functions or tasks related to disaster and...

Blame Disobedient Drivers, Not Our Enforcers: MMDA

Days after Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Edsa Special Traffic and Transport Zone head Edison “Bong” Nebrija’s altercation with passengers of a bus his enforcers held for a lane violation, an...

Biofuels Industry Bats For B5 In Diesel By 2021

The Philippine Biodiesel Association (TPBA) has proposed to increase the percentage of the biodiesel component blended in locally available diesel to 5 percent by 2021 from the current level of 2...

Accredited Hatchbacks Allowed As TNVS: LTFRB

An official of the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday clarified that hatchbacks were not disallowed from becoming transport network vehicle service (TNVS) units but only a limited number...

From Princes To Undertakers, Norway’s Motorists Go Electric

Some want to save the planet even in the afterlife. In Oslo, a funeral home offers the dearly departed a trip to their final resting place in an eye-catching electric hearse, as...

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New Rails For MRT-3 Arrive In PH

Brand new rails will soon be placed on the tracks of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) as 100 percent of the rail shipment has arrived at Harbor Centre Port...

What Now? The Problem With Buses And Bottlenecks In EDSA

For anyone who's ever passed along EDSA, buses loading and unloading passengers at any point along the way are a common sight. If you happen to find yourself near a stop...

Hino Joins First Nationwide Modern PUV Caravan, Showcases New Jeepneys

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), one of the pioneer participants of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program, joined the first Modern PUV Caravan held at the Clark Economic Zone in...

Skyway Stage 3 Partially Opens This July: Villar

Motorists will be able to access a portion of the multi-billion Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 (SS3), with the scheduled opening of the Plaza Dilao ramp in Manila this month, the...

Tires That Never Go Flat

Imagine driving on the road, and while going for a long drive towards wherever you want to go, you hear a loud pop, accompanied by the difficulty of driving. Your tire...

What Happened To MMDA’s Driver-Only Car Ban?

If you can still recall, MMDA enacted a dry run of the driver-only car ban on that fateful day of August 15, 2018: both public and private single-passenger vehicles were prohibited...

Students Appeal For Extended Hours Of Free Train Rides

Students appealed to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to extend the hours for the free rides on the railway systems in Metro Manila which started last Monday. Irish Buendition, a sophomore college...

Top 10 Cars Popular To The Millennials

Nowadays, with social media as a means of not only updating people on where one has been or what the latest trends are or even relaying messages of all sorts, it...

Advocacies

Top 10 Cars Popular To The Millennials

Nowadays, with social media as a means of not only updating people on where one has been or what the latest trends are or even relaying messages of all sorts, it...

Emissions From Transportation Vehicles At An All-time High In Metro Manila

The smoke and soot that commuters inhale daily are often overlooked and taken for granted. But think about it: just how much of this gray air has accumulated in Filipino lungs? The...

Should Provincial Buses Still Be Banned?

Provincial buses, one of the supposed reasons for traffic along EDSA. These buses were said to be banned since last year, however, the plan to ban the busses has been delayed...