Pasig Ferry Guide

Have you ever tried taking the Pasig Ferry? It could actually be faster than your normal commute or drive to work! Here's a small guide in case you want to try it out. Ferry Routes: Guadalupe - Maybunga Guadalupe - San Joaquin Guadalupe - Pinagbuhatan Guadalupe - Plaza Mexico And »

Predicting MRT crowding with Traincheck

We are excited to announce a huge new feature for Sakay.ph, launching today! It's so big, we decided to give it its own name and site: Traincheck. We live in an increasingly data-driven world, where more and more things are being measured and more decisions are being backed by »

Here's the Only P2P Bus Guide You'll Ever Need

In light of the newly implemented P2P bus service, we collated the schedule and fare information for the following P2P buses (Last edit: January 17, 2017): SM North EDSA to SM Megamall Trinoma to Glorietta 5 SM North EDSA or Eton Centris to Glorietta 5 Glorietta 5 - SM Megamall »

A Redesign of Bus Stops and Signage in Metro Manila

This article is also on Medium, where images may load better. Please feel free to leave comments! The team at By Implication does a lot of thinking about the difficulty of transport and commuting in Metro Manila. The problem is messy and multifaceted — it involves infrastructure, planning, inherited problems, population »

How to go to Ali Mall from Ali Mall

One kind of problem that gets reported to us are for places being in the wrong location. Some search results have the address correct, but when selected are in a completely different place. In Sakay, the search is handled by Google Maps, so you'd have the same problems showing up »

What's it like to commute in Metro Manila?

(Photo by Mark Balmores for the Manila Bulletin) What is it like to commute in Metro Manila? We've all heard and experienced stories that range from good to bad to worse. One Ma. Charmagne Cruz has written about her harrowing experience over at Quora, detailing what her typical commute day »

Understanding Data: Sakay.ph Statistics

Introduction Hello, Wil here! I handle deployment of the iPhone and iPad app of Sakay.ph, among other things at By Implication. One of these many things is data science and analysis. High-level data analysis involves a lot of math, but we can start with some basic exploratory data manipulation »

A (Very) Long Weekend: INC and EDSA, By the Numbers

The events of August 28 to August 31 have been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Here we present some solid facts, visualized. Sources: Affected people http://www.philstar.com/nation/2013/07/10/963881/mmda-proposes-expanded-number-coding-edsa http://www.philstar.com/nation/2015/02/06/1420829/provl-buses-may-use-edsa-tunnels-until-june http://www.interaksyon. »

The Ride Ahead

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Sakay.ph blog! It’s been a while since Thomas and I quietly launched the very first version of Sakay.ph — exactly 700 days since October 1, 2013, the deadline of the Philippine Transit App Challenge. We built and designed Sakay.ph 1.0 »