Survive - How to avoid traffic in Metro Manila?

How to avoid traffic in Metro Manila?

1.) Avoid the weekday rush hour - The morning rush hour usually starts at 6:00 and ends at 11:00am and the evening rush hour usually starts at 5:00 and ends at 9:00pm.

2.) Avoid the malls during mallwide sales - Malls are usually the 3rd home of Filipinos aside from their house and workplace. Expect heavy traffic building around it during mallwide sales, weekends, holidays or family days.

3.) Get to know the schedule and routes of Cargo Trucks - Cargo and delivery trucks are allowed to traverse in Metro Manila in a specified time and route. They are usually allowed to travel between and after the weekday rush hour schedules. Some of the routes they are using are Ramon Magsaysay Blvd, Circumferencial Road 3 (C3), Araneta Ave and more.

4.) Use navigation apps in your mobile phone - Use Waze, Google Maps and MMDA Navigation App (available in IOS and Android) to know your destination and see the traffic condition ahead.

5.) Be informed about the different government projects and events - Watch or read news regarding ongoing and planned government projects and events in Metro Manila. Follow the re-routing scheme that will be provided by the national or local government unit involve.
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