[talk-ph] Non-mapping question

Jim Morgan jim at datalude.com
Tue Jan 25 03:40:18 GMT 2011


Hi,

Thanks for the input, I thought there might be someone with local knowledge on the list!

tutubi wrote, On Tuesday, 25 January, 2011 10:37 AM:
> if you're from the north i.e. QC, it's faster via Rizal route. around 2.5 hours from Trinoma
> From Trinoma via Calamba, it's 3.5 hrs. SM Calamba is already open and even the bypass road that will pass the new Calamba City hall has heavy traffic. The trikes on Manila East Road are such nuisance too
> 
> total distance from trinoma via rizal is about 90 kms while via calamba is probably 110 kms. 10am is quite late so expect heavy traffic too from Calamba to Los Banos

Yes, so I'm coming from Makati, which would make the distances about equal. I gather the Northern route takes longer (smaller roads), but I was thinking it might be more predictable - a definite 3 hours rather than "somewhere between 2.5 hours and 4 hours" depending on traffic at Calamba, South Super Highway, etc. 

Or maybe there's a way around the traffic, using the magic of GPS?

Jim

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