Do you think it will push through this time?
EDSA's driver-only car ban might soon be a thing again.During an interview on CNN Philippines' The Source, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) special operations commander Bong Nebrija said that the agency plans to revive the controversial traffic scheme once
Answer: Pretty damn fast
Five minutes. That's the travel time from Makati City to Cubao that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is gunning for following President Rodrigo Duterte's promise that such a blitz would be possible come December 2019.Five minutes.We're
“Wala na po talagang disiplina”
The debate rages on as to whether or not cracking down on EDSA's bus terminals will be beneficial to the state of Metro Manila's traffic.On one hand, there are those who say doing so will help bring some semblance
That didn’t last long
Well, that didn't last long. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it is suspending the dry run of its provincial bus ban along EDSA.What's the reason for the bus ban's suspension? According to MMDA general
It’s hard, but the long journey is always worth it
I remember celebrating my 19th birthday on a bus alone. It was a 12-hour long trip from Cubao, where I had just wrapped up my internship, to Sorsogon where I would spend the rest of summer. It sounds sad and lonely,
Good riddance
Are you tired of provincial buses stopping dead in their tracks in front of you to drop off passengers? Well, we have some good news for you: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that provincial buses loading and unloading passengers
This isn’t a joke
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has closed part of the Magallanes Interchange to traffic. And we know it's April 1st, but this isn't an April Fool's joke.According to the MMDA, the move comes in a bid to
Will this improve the flow of traffic?
Provincial buses clogging certain parts of EDSA might soon be a thing of the past.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that a resolution "prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public-utility bus terminals and operators and other
“It can be implemented any time”
Speed demons-at least the ones who haven't been exorcized by our horrendous traffic yet-beware: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to implement a 60kph speed limit on all of Manila's major thoroughfares.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago
Private cars are being flagged down, too
Yesterday, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) special operations commander (and resident tough guy) Bong Nebrija shared a video showing enforcers strictly, er, enforcing the yellow-lane rule on buses along EDSA.The video, which has since gone viral, was a breath of
Is this the real life?
So apparently, public buses can fall in line along EDSA, and all it takes is a little patience from those behind the wheel, a tough-as-nails Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) commander, and a handful of enforcers to keep the situation
We guess this is still a thing
Remember the driver-only ban the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) wanted to put into effect on EDSA a while back? Well apparently, the idea is as alive as ever, as the agency says it continues to push for its implementation.Before
This is depressing stuff
It goes without saying that the road situation here in the Philippines leaves much to be desired. Motorists' spines and their rides' scarred underbellies will attest to this fact, as dealing with pockmarked roads and unending traffic is part of the Filipino
Plan your routes accordingly
A heads-up to whoever's planning to stay in Manila over the long weekend: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced the road closures for this year's People Power anniversary celebrations.In a Facebook post released earlier today, the
The project cost P10 million
If only all bridge repairs were as simple as this one.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) says it has dealt with hairline cracks underneath Malibay Bridge in Pasay City, filling them with epoxy and retrofitting the structure to conform
Is this a good idea?
So the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has expressed its intention to implement a motorcycle-only lane on EDSA. The move is part of the agency's lane-width-reduction proposal for the busy thoroughfare, and its reception has been mixed.On
As part of the ‘road diet’ proposal
It looks like motorcycle riders might soon breathe a little easier on EDSA-at least if the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) latest idea pushes through.The MMDA has announced that it is now considering making one of EDSA's lanes
Let’s hope this goes smoothly
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is telling motorists to expect some traffic disruptions along EDSA and other areas of Metro Manila from January 15 to 19, 2019.According to the agency, a stop-and-go traffic scheme will be applied to
What do you have to say about this?
Earlier today, we reported that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) had submitted a proposal to the Department of Public Works and Highways aimed at making lanes on EDSA narrower. The goal? Well, to improve the state of our country's busiest
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