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The clock is ticking
It seems that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is working hard to meet the 60-day deadline for the road cleanups within Metro Manila. Yesterday, the agency continued its clearing operations around the metro together with the local government units (LGUs)
A tight deadline for a tough task
During President Rodrigo Duterte's 2019 State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, he ordered the reclamation of all public roads that are being used by private entities, specifically to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of
“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
Heads up, guys
Over the years, it seems like a lot of motorists have developed the habit of parking just about wherever they see fit. If you're one of them, now might be the perfect time to change your ways.The Metropolitan Manila
Were you one of them?
The results are in, and they're not pretty. A total of 4,256 motorists were caught-either by no-contact apprehension methods like CCTV cameras, or via enforcers and patrol units-violating the driver-only rush hour ban on EDSA yesterday,
Plus a word on ride-hailing vehicles
As every motorist in Metro Manila should know by now, the dry run of MMDA Regulation No. 18-005, i.e. the ban on non-HOVs (high occupancy vehicles) on EDSA, starts today. Here are the broad strokes: The ban on driver-
Find a carpool buddy ASAP
You better find a carpooling buddy soon, because the Metro Manila Council (MMC) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) ban on driver-only cars will start its trial phase next week.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago told us over the phone that
The speed limit has also been lowered
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is giving motorists a new incentive to start carpooling.In an announcement posted by the government agency on Facebook this evening, it said that it will be conducting a one-week dry run of a new
Uh oh
Do you take your car to and from work, alone, on a daily basis? If your answer is yes, we might have some bad news for you.According to documents we received from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), public and private
Nothing's set in stone
Last night, reports surfaced online about the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) plans to regulate car tints in a bid to curb criminal activity inside vehicles. Initial details were scarce and no guidelines or specifics were mentioned, so we reached out
Hopefully it works
The past few weeks have been a hectic time for concerned motorists. There have been so many schemes and proposals from the government to help ease traffic that we've honestly had a hard time keeping track. To make things easier for
A permanent solution to traffic woes?
If you're already fed up by the never-ending traffic at the corner of EDSA and Taft Avenue in Pasay City, the Metro Manila Council has a solution: Construct a flyover that will go over this perpetually busy intersection.At a
Until July 6
The Metro Manila Council (MMC), the policy-making body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, through its Special Traffic Committee, has extended the implementation of the modified truck ban in Metro Manila until July 6."This proves that the modified uniform truck
Supposed to run only until Jan. 6
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is planning to extend the modified truck ban it implemented for the 2012 Christmas season due to the ban's reported success in reducing traffic in the metro."As per our initial assessment, the first three-week
Is a truck-free EDSA a good enough gift?
Other than suspending current road works to supposedly lighten the traffic situation in Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will enforce a modified truck ban by extending it by an hour to help decongest traffic.Based on a resolution passed by
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