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A win for pedestrians, too
Many hardworking Pinoys are riding bicycles to and from the workplace, as public transportation remains limited amid the coronavirus outbreak.Because of the surge of cyclists nationwide, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have begun constructing
Small tricycles with a big mission
The time it takes for the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to respond to road users who figure in accidents or other emergency situations will likely improve in the near future. Trimotors Technology Corporation and JVR Foundation have donated five Bajaj RE
It’s happening
Cyclists, we have some very good news for you today: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have agreed to begin constructing protected bike lanes along EDSA.According to a Facebook post by the DOTr, construction of the
Motorists—especially frontliners—take note
Remember the modified number coding scheme proposed by the Metro Manila Council (MMC) just a week back? Well, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will start implementing the said scheme starting Monday, June 8, 2020.This announcement comes
The agency suggests they use sidewalks in the meantime
Yes, the plight of our country's bikers is a serious one. But this, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says, is not a valid reason for groups to disregard the law.The agency has made it known that members of bicycle
It was like playing a game of patintero with the enforcers
Do you remember playing patintero as a child? In case you're not familiar, this popular street game involves chasing and tagging as one team versus another, and is played within the confines of a rectangular box drawn on the floor. For
Not a good look
That's a hell of a traffic jam. Frankly, this is a troubling sight given the circumstances. But let's be honest: Did we really expect anything different when authorities announced Metro Manila would be shifting to general community quarantine (GCQ) today?
The agency is looking to begin implementing the modified coding scheme by June 8
Last week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) revealed its recommendation to implement a modified coding scheme in Metro Manila as the city shifts to general community quarantine (GCQ). We reached out to the agency to clarify regarding the said scheme's
Stay safe out there
General community quarantine. Enhanced community quarantine. Modified enhanced community quarantine. Quarantine, quarantine, quarantine-if only we had a peso for every time this word, or some variation of it, was mentioned on our website over the past two months.Anyway, Metro Manila
We need this
With mass transportation still closed because of quarantine regulations, many cycling supporters have been pushing for pedal bicycle commuting under the 'new normal.' Still, concerns for the safety of bike commuters abound, especially since most of the existing infrastructure in our cities
Agree?
If there's one thing we can appreciate from what's transpired over the past two months, it's that cyclists-a sector that has for too long been an afterthought in the grand scheme of our country's transportation landscape-are
After unanimously agreeing to back the shift to GCQ on June 1
As reported last night, all 17 mayors under the Metro Manila Council (MMC) have unanimously agreed to back the shift to general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1. In line with this, the MMC has several recommendations it will be making to
About time
Bikers and bus riders may have something to look forward to after the community quarantine: Transport officials are looking into turning the innermost lane of EDSA into a bus-only lane, with the outermost lane reserved for bikes, the Metropolitan Manila Development
A few takeaways
And just like that, Metro Manila is no longer under an enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ)-we're now in a modified enhanced community quarantine period (MECQ) which, if we're being honest, is almost the same thing.The biggest difference? More
They see no light at the end of the tunnel
So, what's next? This is the most common question asked by motorcycle-taxi riders as the government still refuses to allow them to operate despite the easing of quarantine policies in some parts of the country.Today, May 11, the Metropolitan
We can only follow
According to the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the Philippine capital may be facing three scenarios by the time the current enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ) comes to an end on May 16, 2020: a) A two-week extension of the ECQ, b)
A steep price to pay
Authorities have been stressing time and time again: People should not drive out during the COVID-19 pandemic unless absolutely necessary. For those who, for whatever reason, still keep insisting on getting behind the wheel because they feel like it, here's
Let’s all help flatten the curve
In case you missed it, the Philippine government has instructed the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) to crack down on unauthorized individuals driving out during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ).The development comes following a spike
Eight tents were installed in several locations around the capital
As part of its efforts to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) set up several decontamination tents around the capital. These tents can be found near public hospitals and government offices in the
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