Articles about Number Coding Scheme

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
Not leaving town? Good news
Planning to stay put in Metro Manila until the New Year is rung in? If yes, you'll be happy to know the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is making it a little bit easier to move around the city during the
To provide commuters more transportation, in light of recent events
In light of recent events regarding the LRT-2 line, several government agencies have worked together to help mitigate the current transport crisis, including the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).The agency began deploying buses to ferry passengers across the affected areas
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
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
As promised
Pasig City's new mayor, Vico Sotto, is delivering on his promise to suspend odd-even coding in his city.In a Facebook post released by Sotto earlier this afternoon, he said that he has signed an executive order that includes the
According to the city’s new leader
Thanks to the recent midterm elections, change has come in Pasig City in the form of new leadership. Vico Sotto defeated incumbent mayor Bobby Eusebio in a landslide victory. Naturally, the new mayor has his own vision for the city's future.
Staying in Manila for the holidays?
Here's some good news for those planning to stay in Manila for the holidays: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced the suspension of number coding for the entirety of next week.In a Facebook post shared earlier today, the
Take note
If you're planning to go out of town this long weekend, then you should factor in this bit of motoring news: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that the number-coding scheme will be suspended for four days during
Our follow-up report about this dishonest practice
Update: No, you can't pay to choose the last digit of your plate number-unless you have paid for a special plate.Yesterday, we wrote about a statement released by the Land Transportation Office (LTO). We said: "According to LTO
Here's what happened
The number coding scheme, otherwise known as the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), cannot be escaped. On Monday, cars with plate numbers that end in 1 and 2 are coded; Tuesday is for 3 and 4; Wednesday is for 5 and
After the July 31 extension expired
Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it would be extending the 'no-window' number coding policy until July 31, 2017. This was after concerned government agencies came to the conclusion that Metro Manila's traffic had improved
Can this reduce traffic?
Are you willing to give up using your vehicle for two days a week? If the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) plan to implement a two-day coding scheme pushes through, you might just have to.According to a report by
In case of emergencies
Metro Manila's traffic is bad enough when you need to get somewhere important, so you can only imagine how much worse it is during a medical emergency, when every second counts. We've all seen and heard blaring ambulances being forced
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
Do not panic yet
Let's clear things up. Contrary to what several news outlets reported yesterday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is not yet imposing the enhanced coding scheme--not anytime soon, at least.You may have read that the enhanced coding scheme, which
Less traffic or more confusion?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is currently floating the idea of what it calls an "enhanced" number coding scheme along EDSA. If approved, this will be on top of the policy already in effect. The agency's plan? To change the
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