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DPWH: EDSA traffic to be reduced by 20-30% by second quarter of 2020

We can’t blame you if think that headline looks too good to be true. But while many of us might be thinking that the traffic situation on EDSA will likely not improve dramatically anytime soon, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) believes otherwise. In a recent briefing with the press, DPWH secretary Mark Villar announced that the volume of vehicles plying the metro’s most notorious thoroughfare is expected to

DOTr: 63,000 motorcycle taxis now allowed in pilot run; CDO included in area of coverage

We’d be repeating ourselves if we said this whole motorcycle-taxi issue has gone back and forth the past few weeks, but we can’t help but say it again, anyway, because that’s most certainly the case right now. Yesterday, January 21, Department of Transportation–Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. confirmed in an interview that the motorcycle-taxi pilot run will continue (we’ve included a recap in that story, so you might want to