Some important news for motorists
Manila mayor Isko Moreno is warning motorists as early as now: Expect bumpy roads in the city for the foreseeable future.Toward the end of a Summit Media Sandwich Session group interview held yesterday, the mayor called the attention of Top Gear
“Unti unti, it’s a long journey”
If you own a car, walking to wherever you need to get to is probably treated as a last resort-and we don't blame you. Choosing between a comfortable, air-conditioned automobile and risking life and limb traversing Metro Manila's
“Ang ginagawa ng matanda ay ginagaya ng bata”
Is Manila City a shining beacon of mobility? No, not yet. At the very least, however, the current local government is taking steps to try and make it one.Over the past two years, Manila has made strides in trying to improve
Operations are still limited at 30% capacity
Food deliveries are allowed 24/7 in Metro Manila during the strict GCQ and riders are exempted from the region-wide curfew, authorities said Thursday.Restaurants and fast-food chains can also operate for 24 hours, Metro Manila Development Authority General Manager
It’s been undergoing extensive rehabilitation for months now
Lagusnilad in the City of Manila has been undergoing rehabilitation since last year, and by the end of the August, the underpass is set to be reopened. Ahead of this, Mayor Isko Moreno has shared some renderings of the new-look walkway
The new facility is set to open tomorrow, July 18
Following the opening of its new COVID-19 drive-through testing facility on Wednesday, July 15, the local government unit of Manila City has now announced that it will be opening yet another testing facility within its community.Mayor Isko Moreno made
Tests will be conducted for free, according to Mayor Isko Moreno
Finally, more COVID-19 drive-through testing facilities are opening in the country.The first such facility we wrote about was the one being run by Taguig City, and which began operations back in April. More recently, The Medical City and St.
500 will be hired initially
Manila City tricycle drivers whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will soon be back to work thanks to a new partnership between the local government and Foodpanda delivery service.The PandaTODA project was announced earlier today by the
These will be distributed among the public hospitals across the city
There's been some conflict surrounding the operation of public transportation under the enhanced community quarantine.Just this morning, Vico Sotto's initiative of allowing tricycles to ferry frontline workers around Pasig City was shot down by the government's Inter-Agency
Courtesy of the Rosita Soliman Foundation
Here's some good news for the residents of Manila City to start the week. Mayor Isko Moreno has announced that Manila has received a donation of two ambulances courtesy of the Rosita Soliman Foundation.The announcement was made yesterday on social
The MTRO will be abolished
The Manila City government made quite the announcement today, as it called for the abolition of the Manila Tricycle Regulatory Office (MTRO).According to a report by Inquirer.net, city mayor Isko Moreno stated the order during a recent flag-raising ceremony. "
This will cover the past 7 years
If you've ever been pulled over for a traffic violation in the city of Manila, listen up. The city government says it will be erasing accumulated traffic penalties over the past seven years via a general amnesty program.Manila City mayor
“Maari ring abutin hangang mamayang gabi”
If you're planning to drive along Roxas Boulevard, or any other thoroughfare near the pier area, stop immediately. If you're already en route, turn around and find another way to get to wherever it is you're going. Traffic hell
A lot has to happen before September ends
The ultimatum is now official: The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has announced that starting today, Metro Manila mayors have 60 days to clear their cities' roads of obstructions. By our count, the deadline falls on September 26, 2019."This
We’re hoping to see it soon
In case you missed it, Mayor Isko Moreno caused quite the buzz yesterday as he called for the complete pullout of all electric tricycle (e-trike) units across Manila City. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has since responded to the mayor's
Around 300 deployed units will be pulled out from the city streets
NOTE: This is an ongoing story. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released a statement saying its general manager Jojo Garcia was referring to e-bikes-not e-trikes-when he made a comment that these vehicles are classified as 'toys&#
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