July 08, 2016

Traffic Update Portals Where You Can Get Metro Manila Traffic Information

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    Getting all the information you need when it comes to Metro Manila traffic system is essential, especially that the traffic is almost always unpredictable. With road constructions here and there and surprising detours (re-route) everywhere, it’s always best to know information beforehand more importantly if you are a commuter. To help you out, here are some websites and social media accounts of concerned traffic managements that you can subscribe to for traffic-related updates:

    1. @MMDA.



    Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is the agency that oversees Metro Manila when it comes to an integrated development plans such as in transport decongestion. In their social media accounts listed below, you will see traffic updates, flood alerts, advisories, and mentions of traffic-related inquiries.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MMDAPH/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/mmda  (@MMDA)

    Interaksyon Website: http://mmdatraffic.interaksyon.com/system-view.php

    2. @MakatiTraffic.



    Makati Traffic is the official Twitter account of the City Government of Makati. In this account, traffic and emergency updates, hotline numbers, advisories, and weather bulletin are being posted.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/makatitraffic  (@MakatiTraffic)

    3. @NlexTraffic.



    NLEX (North Luzon Expressway) Traffic is the account that posts about traffic updates and photos of situation in the expressway.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/nlextraffic (@nlextraffic)

    4. @OfficialSLEX.



    SLEX (South Luzon Expressway) Traffic is South Luzon Expressway’s account that posts reel-time updates of the situation in the expressway.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/OfficialSLEX  (@Official SLEX)

    5. Other Smartphone apps (MMDA, Waze, etc.)


    mmda app

    Photo grabbed from Rappler and pinoytechblog.com


    Aside from websites, there are also Smartphone apps available for iOs and Android that you can download for traffic-related usage. Examples of these are the MMDA and Waze app, which can help you get through Manila roads through traffic navigation and alerts that these apps provide.

    Aside from getting news from websites and social media accounts, you can also be updated through watching TV news programs. Safe travels!

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