Articles about Number Coding Scheme

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
Just when you thought it was over
Back in October last year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (I-ACT) announced it would be suspending the 10am to 3pm number coding window hours, essentially making coded vehicles useless one out of seven days
Plan your trips accordingly
We've got news, and it's entirely up to you whether or not it's good or bad. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced via its official Facebook page that the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (i-ACT) will
Christmas is coming
No-window, we can live with, but no-weekend? The MMDA is reportedly taking a proposed week-long number coding scheme into consideration to further decongest city streets during the holidays.A report by says the government agency is set
Tell us your experiences
It's official, guys. The "no-window" coding policy is now in full effect. In case you've been living under a rock, here's the gist: If your car's plate falls under number coding on a given day, you can
Dry run to take place this Wednesday
Four days ago we released a report regarding the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic Management's (I-ACT) intention to enforce a "no-window" coding policy for private cars along EDSA and C5 in a bid to reduce the number of cars
As proposed by a concerned motorist
According to a Waze survey, Metro Manila has the worst urban traffic in the world. According to our own experience, that survey is probably correct. Traffic congestion in our beloved NCR has gotten so bad that affected motorists are willing to try
AAP president thinks so
Urban planners, what say you?Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) agrees with the proposed carpooling scheme, but with a condition. In a statement sent to, AAP says that before the government imposes the carpooling policy on EDSA, it should lift
From December 23 to January 4
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has announced that the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program--otherwise known as the number-coding scheme--will be lifted from December 23 to January 4.No word if the cities of Makati and Las Piñas will
Classes on all levels also suspended in Metro Manila
Typhoon Hagupit may have been downgraded from a super typhoon to a tropical storm, but we're not out of the woods yet. In anticipation of what this latest natural calamity will bring, the MMDA has suspended the number-coding scheme tomorrow.
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