Something to keep an eye on
One of the biggest eyesores when you're out on the road in Metro Manila is the sea of utility cables crisscrossing overhead. Well, authorities have plans to address this issue and is turning to a city down south for inspiration.In
Anyone in favor of this?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is really getting all its ideas out there in hopes of finding ways to address the National Capital Region's (NCR) traffic mess.As we reported, MMDA chairman Romando Artes bared two new number coding scheme
Everyone should be familiar with this
Ah, the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP). Better known as the number coding scheme, this measure was put in place to help reduce the strain on Metro Manila's traffic system by limiting the number of cars on the road.Whether
The IATF will make make the final decision
As the number of active COVID-19 cases continues to drop in the National Capital Region, authorities are now preparing to loosen up restrictions in the metro.According to a report by CNN Philippines, Metro Manila Council (MMC) chairperson and Parañaque
Here’s the latest update
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have now announced that essential workers are exempted from the 'no vaccination, no ride' policy for users of public transportation. This comes two days into the implementation of the
Here we go
It's not only the final month of the year that we're ushering in tomorrow: Effective December 1, 2021, the reimplementation of number coding will also kick in, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has confirmed. Merry Christmas.As mentioned in
The agency adds that this could implemented “probably by next week”
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is recommending to Metro Manila mayors the reimposition of number coding as looser COVID-19 restrictions bring traffic congestion close to pre-pandemic levels.The vehicle reduction scheme could be back "probably by next week," MMDA
Curfew hours are still from 8pm to 4am
Once Metro Manila shifts to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) tomorrow, August 21, residents will no longer be required to carry around quarantine passes whenever they leave their houses."Hindi na natin i-implement po yung ating quarantine pass," said Parañaque
To ensure the swift deliveries of essentials
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that the truck ban will be suspended along major thoroughfares during the upcoming enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), "to ensure the unhampered movement of essential goods."Metro Manila will be under ECQ from August 6
Take note
Enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila is set to take effect on Friday, August 6, 2021. However, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), authorities have already begun limiting travel in and out of the Greater Manila
To minimize the Delta surge
The Metro Manila Council has announced that the National Capital Region will revert to longer curfew hours-10pm to 4am-beginning Sunday, July 25, 2021. This follow the reimposition of general community quarantine with heightened restrictions in Metro Manila on July 23
One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks
If you're someone who's ever commuted in and around Manila City, there's a very good chance you're familiar with the Manila Metropolitan Theater.The beautiful art deco structure is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks-at
A lot more
If you've lived or worked in Metro Manila, you know that it's far from being pedestrian-friendly. Just look at EDSA where you have to walk sideways to fit on sidewalks, hold your breath at bus stops because of the
Trucks carrying perishables, agricultural products are exempted
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will resume the implementation of the truck ban in Metro Manila on Monday, May 17. This comes following the shift of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal from modified enhanced community
Here we go again
Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal are set to go back under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from March 29 until April 4, 2021. Unlike last year's version of this quarantine, however, public transport will remain operational,
Take note
On March 21, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases released Resolution No. 184, placing the entire Metro Manila as well as Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal-treated as one area and dubbed as 'GCQ bubble'-under
*face palm emoji*
The GCQ bubble pertains collectively to Metro Manila and the surrounding provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal. The Greater Manila Area, in other words, but it's now also being called NCR Plus. Because all these areas are under general community
Aka the borders of Greater Manila and adjacent provinces
Here's another acronym for your quarantine alphabet soup: The Philippine National Police (PNP) has just released its list of QCPs, or quarantine control points, that will be set up along the borders of the new general community quarantine (GCQ) 'bubble.'In
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