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25 bus firms in Skyway ‘boycott,’ says ex-solon

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A former party-list representative from the transport sector revealed that several bus operators since January had been staying away from Skyway because of its low railings and that their fears were once again confirmed when a vehicle fell off the elevated highway last week.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Skyway needs taller, stronger barriers’

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A day after a shuttle van for Skyway employees fell off the elevated expressway, the head of a watch group monitoring government infrastructure projects called for the installation of higher and stronger guardrails.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

1 hurt as shuttle bus falls from Skyway

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OMINOUS SIGN.  Looking more like a warning to motorists, a traffic advisory for the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project starting on Monday night is displayed along Osmeña Highway in Manila.  RICHARD A. REYES

A shuttle bus owned by the operator of the Skyway fell from the elevated highway on Sunday after it was hit by a sports utility vehicle cruising on the same lane in Paranaque City, police said.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

What, no traffic jam?

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It’s been quite a rocky road for motorists and commuters since the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project started on Monday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

LTFRB rejects Don Mariano Transit appeal on franchise cancellation

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Don Mariano bus. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday dismissed the appeal of Don Mariano Transit to reverse its decision canceling the bus firm’s franchise after one of its bus fell from the Sykyway that killed 21 people.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Road projects a welcome improvement for public – Palace

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LEO M. SABANGAN II

Despite complaints from motorists and commuters about heavy traffic, Malacañang on Tuesday said it believes the construction of major road projects is a welcome improvement for the public.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Gov’t to study 4-day school week proposal this summer

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As the people brace for heavy traffic caused by simultaneous construction of two major infrastructure projects in Metro Manila, Malacañang on Tuesday said they will look into proposals to implement a four-day school week.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Traffic rerouting options laid out due to Skyway 3 construction

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The Skyway O & M Corporation (Somco) on Monday released its rerouting options for motorists avoiding the Skyway Stage 3 construction works.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bus firm cites improved safety record since bad 2010 ranking

A bus company maintains that its safety record has significantly improved since being tagged by transport authorities for operating some of the most accident-prone buses in Metro Manila.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Firms to be affected by Skyway 3, other projects urged to adopt flexitime

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Private companies located near the areas that would be affected by roadway construction projects, including the Skyway Stage 3, were advised Thursday to adopt “flexitime” working hours for their employees.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Skyway 3 to cut Buendia-Balintawak travel time to 20 minutes

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PHOTO by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Expect heavy traffic in April when the construction of Skyway Stage 3 starts, but also think of the creation of new jobs, and most importantly, new roads linking southern and northern Luzon.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Heavy traffic expected in Makati due to Skyway 3 launch

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Expect heavy traffic along Buendia Avenue in Makati as some roads will be closed Wednesday afternoon to give way for the Skyway Stage 3 launching.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Skyway project linking SLEx, NLEx launched

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PHOTO by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday led the launch of the P26.7 billion Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 project that will connect the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) and the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx).

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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