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Boulevard of ruined skeds

THERE’S nothing “express” about the Express Trade Lane on Roxas Boulevard designated for trucks going to the ports in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

A long queue of cargo trucks on Roxas Boulevard caused heavy traffic starting from the US Embassy up to the corner of Pedro Gil in Manila on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

LTFRB allows provincial buses back on Edsa; MMDA warns of heavy traffic


The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Sunday warned the public to brace for heavy traffic on Edsa after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) allowed provincial buses to once again pass through the busy thoroughfare to get to their terminals in the metropolis.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Monster traffic jam starts

A traffic advisory for the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project is displayed along Osmeña Highway in Manila.  RICHARD A. REYES

Are you ready for some truly monstrous traffic jams and “bear with the short-term inconvenience,” as Malacañang pleaded Sunday? Construction of two major government infrastructure projects starts Monday night, and it is expected to worsen metropolitan traffic throughout the remainder of the Aquino administration.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA: Tuesday’s chaotic traffic due to ‘lots of things’


The head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) blamed the floods and monstrous traffic jam on Tuesday night on several things, including the 76 ongoing drainage projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM: MMDA chairman on Tuesday’s traffic jam

We apologize for the inconvenience and monstrous traffic jam in major thoroughfares on [Tuesday night]. Our traffic constables didn’t abandon [their posts], we had to bring in additional personnel to some flooded areas to unclog waterways.–Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »