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We actually come in third compared to our other Southeast Asian neighbors. According to a commissioned survey* made by Uber, Metro Manila drivers spend an average time of 66 minutes getting stuck in traffic, while Bangkok (Thailand) leads the survey, with 72 minutes on the road. Meanwhile, Jakarta (Indonesia) comes …

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The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has started enforcing the “Nose-In, Nose-Out” policy on all provincial bus terminals along EDSA. This policy hopes to lessen traffic bottlenecks in some of Metro Manila’s busiest highways this holiday season. And while we don’t understand why the MMDA didn’t just use simpler terms …

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Back of cars in a traffic jam

Christmas Day is just a few days away! And while the season gives plenty of reasons to be jolly, there’s really nothing to be joyful about when you’re sitting for hours stuck in traffic. If you’re about to do some in-car travel during the coming days, either to do some …

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Workers doing road works in the Philippines

In an effort to improve the Philippines’ traffic situation and enhance agriculture and tourism at the same time, President Rodrigo Duterte recently approved seven massive infrastructure projects worth an estimated P270 billion in total. The projects include the construction of a major road network, new bridges, and the creation and …

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Traffic on EDSA

“Carmageddon” — we all experience it these days. It’s the bane of every motorist and commuter in the Philippines, and sadly, it’s getting extremely worse by the second. Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, describes Metro Manila traffic as “the worst traffic on earth”. And we couldn’t agree …

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