DPWH to open Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge by July this year

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it is set to open the  Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project by  July 2021.  Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar said that although the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project is yet to be fully completed, it is great to see that final works are now taking place on the bridge… Read More DPWH to open Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge by July this year

SMC bares plans for bus systems on Skyway

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is looking to run the country’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system on Skyway Stage 3 to drastically improve commuting for Filipinos, and support sustainable transportation.  The BRT system, already used in many countries, will utilize the Skyway for buses that will function like trains—ferrying large numbers of passengers at a… Read More SMC bares plans for bus systems on Skyway

Skyway Stage 3’s Nagtahan exit ramps now open

San Miguel Corp. on Thursday opened the Nagtahan northbound and southbound exit ramps of the new Skyway Stage 3 elevated expressway. SMC president Ramon S. Ang said that with the opening of the Nagtahan exit ramps, motorists can expect to further cut their travel time to Manila, even as traffic congestion at major throughfares commonly used… Read More Skyway Stage 3’s Nagtahan exit ramps now open

DOTr, SM launch bike manual to be distributed nationwide

In line with the continuing promotion of active transport, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), in partnership with SM Supermalls, formally launched today, 21 April 2021, the DOTr-SM Bike Manual to be distributed nationwide to thousands of road users. The Active Transport (Bike) Manual is a passport-sized booklet, which aims to educate cyclists, motorists, pedestrians, and… Read More DOTr, SM launch bike manual to be distributed nationwide

San Miguel to complete southbound section of Skyway by third quarter

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) expects to complete the construction of the Skyway Extension’s southbound section to by third quarter of this year following the  opening of the four-kilometer northbound section to the public last Sunday.  “It’s only been a number of days since we opened the northbound section, free to the public until further notice,… Read More San Miguel to complete southbound section of Skyway by third quarter

SMC’s opens northbound section of Skyway Extension project to the public

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) on Sunday opened two of three lanes of the Skyway Extension project’s northbound section, with no toll fees for the 4-km segment until further notice.  Ramon S. Ang, SMC president and chief operating officer  said the northbound section that covers four kilometers from Susana Heights to Sucat in Paranaque, can be… Read More SMC’s opens northbound section of Skyway Extension project to the public

COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila’s railway sector

In order to ensure the safety and overall well-being of commuters, and to further avert the spread of COVID-19 especially to rail workers, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered for the mass testing of all railway personnel, based on risk and targeted approach, and instructed railway operators that the following personnel will immediately undertake the… Read More COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila’s railway sector

LRT commuters can expect faster travel after LRMC raises speed to 60 kph

Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) on Monday lifted the  restriction of 40 kilometers per hour (kph) after securing  a safety certification from a reputable international testing facility. LRMC said the LRT-1 will run at a maximum speed of 60 kilometer per hour (kph) beginning April  5 from 40 kph  as it has completed all relevant… Read More LRT commuters can expect faster travel after LRMC raises speed to 60 kph

NLEX-SCTEX operations continue amid ECQ

Daily operations at NLEX-SCTEX continue despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila, Bulacan, and three other provinces, the NLEX Corporation announced.  The tollway company is taking all the necessary measures to promote the health and safety of employees while at the same time ensuring the continuity of services to motorists. “We… Read More NLEX-SCTEX operations continue amid ECQ