All You Need To Know About Commuting With Your Pets In The MRT-3

Pets are now allowed in the MRT-3! I did a quick research on this topic and was pleasantly surprised to find out that pets have started riding the MRT as early as July 2021. This is very good news for pet lovers. To help you fully understand the details of this not-so new update, IContinue reading “All You Need To Know About Commuting With Your Pets In The MRT-3”

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List of Hours When Students Are Free To Ride the MRT and LRT

Beginning today, July 1, 2019, students of Metro Manila get to ride the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR trains for free during rush hours.  This is an official announcement made by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) last week and is called the “Student Free Ride Program”. Students can ride the said train lines for free fromContinue reading “List of Hours When Students Are Free To Ride the MRT and LRT”

Taking the MRT? Take a ‘Traincheck’ First!

If you are a frequent passenger of the MRT, you are in for a treat! A new web application that helps commuters check the status of MRT’s stations has been recently launched and is gaining positive feedback from its users. Imagine this: before heading out, you can go online and check the congestion levels atContinue reading “Taking the MRT? Take a ‘Traincheck’ First!”

3-Digit Number Coding Scheme for the Holidays: Agree or Disagree?

Back in October, a proposal to have students’ Christmas breaks be declared earlier than usual to help ease traffic congestion was raised.  The proposal was met with criticisms because it posed a negative impact on school calendars and significant activities such as periodical examinations and graduation ceremonies. This week, a new proposal to address trafficContinue reading “3-Digit Number Coding Scheme for the Holidays: Agree or Disagree?”

No More ‘Window Hours’ Under the Number Coding Scheme

If your car’s plate number is on ‘coding’, you will have to wait until after 7:00PM before you can start driving down Metro Manila roads.  There will no longer be any ‘window hours’ between 10:00AM to 3:00PM, beginning October 25, 2016 that is. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), this is one ofContinue reading “No More ‘Window Hours’ Under the Number Coding Scheme”

Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila

While Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, it is also considered as the season when traffic is at its worst in Metro Manila.  The ‘ber’ months not only usher in cooler weather, it also seem to double the number of commuters traversing the whole stretch of Edsa looking for great dealsContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila”