He has ‘prayer warriors’ for his spiritual guidance
Col. Edison 'Bong' Nebrija, MMDA traffic operations chief, must be the agency's busiest and most visible official these days.If we don't see him on social media flagging down colorum buses on EDSA, inspecting field personnel, doing media interviews, guesting
Do you agree?
Ever wondered what causes the gridlock you crawl through each day? If you have, well, check this out.We recently received some statistics from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) about the traffic situation in the nation's capital-you might have
Do you agree with this?
Calling all Pasig City residents: Your city has been identified by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as the bottleneck capital of the NCR.According to statistics provided by the traffic agency based on feedback from local government units (LGU) from 2018,
Do your part and give way, too
Emergency vehicles trying to make their way through will now be assisted by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforcers. This, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered that ambulances carrying patients be escorted by traffic enforcers and Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-
A word from an affected manufacturer
Last week, former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) consultant Ariston Gorospe proposed a new traffic management scheme to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The scheme entails restricting the use of vehicles on certain days based on their manufacturer badge. Gorospe
However, penalties must still be settled with the MMDA
In the coming days, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) personnel deployed on EDSA will not just stand there and direct traffic.Aside from its primordial mission of hunting down criminals like carjackers, this special police unit will be
Good news, non-smokers
When the government issued a nationwide ban on smoking in public places, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vapes were left out of the equation-the crackdown focused only on traditional cigarettes.That has since changed, however, because the Department of Health has
What say you?
We know a lot of our readers weren't quite fond of the proposed 'car-brand coding' scheme that surfaced last week-it only takes a quick browse through our Facebook page to see that. But then again, we still took the
Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems-such as the EDSA traffic-sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal
An ominous sign of what’s in store for us in the coming months
We're a few days away from the end of August, and that means we're coming closer and closer to the holiday season. Although that might seem like a lot of fun-especially for the kids-the 'ber' months spell something
Is this feasible?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it is looking into a new proposal from the private sector that would implement a one-way traffic scheme on EDSA and C5.Earlier today, Engineer Fernando Guevara, president and managing partner of GPI Engineers
“Mas kinatatakutan daw kasi kami”
Yes, the 'ber' months are just around the corner-and so is worse traffic congestion in Metro Manila. So, other than once again hearing the Christmas songs of Jose Mari Chan in every shopping mall, we will again see personnel of the
Will this help solve our traffic problems?
Could additional reinforcements for the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) help solve our capital's traffic nightmare? At least one senator seems to thinks so.In a press release posted on the Philippine Senate website earlier today, Senator Ralph Recto said hiring
Avoid the area at night
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has just announced that the Araneta-Aurora intersection will be closed at night beginning on August 15, 2019. That's on Thursday this week.According to the traffic agency, the closure will be from 11pm
“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
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