NLEX Corp. experiences ‘light traffic’ inspite of spike in figures

NLEX CORP. on Tuesday said the website traffic flow at its toll plazas has enhanced after it carried out some steps to assist command the congestion.

In an e-mailed statement, the tollway business described that its normal every day targeted traffic experienced achieved 323,000 from Dec. 18, 2020 to Jan. 4, 2021, or greater by 3,000 versus the traffic volume it saw in the to start with two months of December.

“We are delighted that even with the new spike in visitors figures, we have not seen our toll plazas obtaining jampacked,” NLEX Corp. President and Standard Supervisor J. Luigi L. Bautista was quoted as stating.

Mr. Bautista attributed the advancement to the ongoing refinements the company is employing.

To recall, the Valenzuela Town government suspended the enterprise permit of the tollway corporation on Dec. 7 more than the large website traffic prompted by the implementation of its cashless toll payment process.

Valenzuela Town Mayor Rex T. Gatchalian lifted the suspension on Dec. 16 following the two events agreed to continue to keep the toll obstacles up on all lanes for motor vehicles with RFID stickers.

The tollway enterprise reported it is presently “working on some updates involving radio-frequency identification (RFID) antennas and account administration systems.”

It additional that it has already carried out some “enhancements in the RFID technique for a lot quicker studying, repositioning of RFID installation sites, and relocation of money and reloading lanes at the proper aspect of the toll plazas for improved visitors stream.”

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp.’s (MPTC) tollways, together with NLEX, Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, Cavite Expressway, and Cavite-Laguna Expressway, have so much put in a whole of 2,076,252 RFID stickers as of Jan. 10, the tollway business claimed.

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