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MM infra projects to trim transport cost by nearly P1.4B daily by 2022

MM infra projects to trim transport cost by nearly P1.4B daily by 2022

Aug. 13 | Mid-morning traffic on Roxas Boulevard in Manila. Once transport projects worth P2.8 trillion in Metro Manila are completed, they will not only reduce traffic but will also cut transport cost from P3.5 billion per day in 2017 to P2.13 billion per day...

Metro Pacific arm gets P19B loan for construction of Cebu expressway

Metro Pacific arm gets P19B loan for construction of Cebu expressway

Jan. 6 | Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC), an indirect subsidiary of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), has signed an omnibus loan and security agreement for a P19-billion loan facility with a 15-year term, to be used to fund the building...

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge repair to worsen EDSA traffic, MMDA warns

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge repair to worsen EDSA traffic, MMDA warns

Sep. 22 | The public should brace for heavier traffic in the Mandaluyong and Makati areas as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) starts repairs on Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jose Arturo...

Expect heavier traffic with rehab of key Manila bridges, flyover

Expect heavier traffic with rehab of key Manila bridges, flyover

Sep. 8 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is warning motorists and commuters of more than the usual traffic in areas affected by the rehabilitation of two major bridges and one flyover in Manila City. MMDA general manager Jose Arturo Garcia...

1.5 km more of Laguna Lake Highway opened to motorists

1.5 km more of Laguna Lake Highway opened to motorists

Mar. 14 | The Laguna Lake Highway project now has a total of 6 kilometers along its eastbound portion from ML Quezon Avenue to Napindan Bridge in Taguig City serviceable to the public, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This after...

PH, Japan to seal contracts for 2 ground transport loans 

PH, Japan to seal contracts for 2 ground transport loans 

Jan. 21 | The Philippines is set to sign in the first quarter of 2018 the agreement on the first tranche of the Japanese funding for the Metro Manila Subway Project, along with the loan accord for the Plaridel Bypass Road in Bulacan, which will also be financed...

NLEX toll operator allots P19B capex for 2018

NLEX toll operator allots P19B capex for 2018

Jan. 12 | Tollway company NLEX Corporation (NLEXC) is setting aside around P19 billion in 2018 for various projects aimed at helping solve Metro Manila’s daily traffic bottlenecks. NLEXC, in a statement, said this is in response to the government’s call for...

Joint foreign chambers in PH push for immediate approval of traffic bill

Joint foreign chambers in PH push for immediate approval of traffic bill

Dec. 10 | The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) in the Philippines is urging Congress to pass the traffic and congestion crisis legislation in view of the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila. “We urge Congress to complete its legislative procedures and approve...

Limited run for light trucks on EDSA, Shaw in place from Mar 15-18

Limited run for light trucks on EDSA, Shaw in place from Mar 15-18

Mar. 15 | Three vehicular volume reduction measures, including limited operation of light trucks during rush hour, proposed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Agency (MMDA) have been given the green light at a recent meeting of the Metro Manila Council (MMC),...

No window hours for vehicles under number coding scheme extended

No window hours for vehicles under number coding scheme extended

Jan. 27 | The “no window hours” policy imposed on vehicles covered by the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), which is also known as the Number Coding Scheme, has been extended for another six months. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority...