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Cambodian ministers get a taste of Edsa traffic

Top Cambodian ministers saw for themselves the traffic gridlock caused by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit as their convoy arrived in Metro Manila from Clark Freeport in Pampanga province on Saturday night. It took the Cambodian delegation's convoy two hours to reach the National Capital Region from Clark, well over the 90-minute travel time that the Asean traffic committee was aiming for in shuttling world leaders and delegates to Metro Manila. The traffic group earlier relayed that the convoy carried Prime Minister Hun Sen, but later corrected itself saying that it was in fact Cambodian ministers who motored to Metro Manila, hours after arriving from ...Keep on reading: Cambodian ministers get a taste of Edsa traffic.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 11th, 2017

Duterte: Let EDSA traffic stay

Duterte: Let EDSA traffic stay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL - No more emergency powers

Unable to get emergency powers from Congress, a miffed President Duterte said he was washing his hands of the traffic mess in Metro Manila, particularly EDSA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Duterte gives up on EDSA traffic, blames Congress

President Duterte has given up on his plan to address the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila, particularly along EDSA as he blamed Congress for refusing to grant him emergency powers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Woman gives birth in EDSA traffic jam

It is a common joke among motorists that a woman could give birth while stuck in EDSA’s traffic jams......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

LOOK: Mom gives birth to baby girl while stuck in EDSA rush hour traffic - Inquirer.net

LOOK: Mom gives birth to baby girl while stuck in EDSA rush hour traffic - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

MMDA urges: Carpool amid infra projects

Due to upcoming infrastructure projects, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is calling on motorists to try carpooling to reduce traffic along EDSA and other parts of the metropolis......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

As Expected, MMDA to Continue with EDSA HOV Traffic Scheme Dry Run - Yahoo News

As Expected, MMDA to Continue with EDSA HOV Traffic Scheme Dry Run - Yahoo News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Metro Briefs

MMDA to continue dry run vs solo driving on Edsa   The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Friday that it would expand its dry run "indefinitely" until they had fully determined the effectivity of its planned ban on solo-driven vehicles on Edsa during rush hours.   However, its full implementation originally scheduled on August 23 will remain suspended.   Metro Manila Council traffic committee head and Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista said the city mayors had agreed to push through with the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane policy to "study it further" and cull more data to be presented to lawmakers.   MMDA, however, will no...Keep on reading: Metro Briefs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Abusive rich motorist nabbed for illegal possession guns, grenades

A RICH motorist who gained notoriety after a video of him and his live-in partner and bodyguards assaulting a group of civilian traffic enforcers who accosted them for a traffic violation on EDSA in Magallanes area went viral, literally found his match yesterday on agents of the National Capital Region… Source link link: Abusive rich motorist nabbed for illegal possession guns, grenades.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Abusive rich motorist nabbed for illegal possession guns, grenades

A RICH motorist who gained notoriety after a video of him and his live-in partner and bodyguards assaulting a group of civilian traffic enforcers who accosted them for a traffic violation on EDSA in Magallanes area went viral, literally found his match yesterday on agents of the National Capital Region….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Metro Manila Council will not suspend driver-only car ban in EDSA

MANILA, Philippines – Refusing to bow to public clamor, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) decided Friday, August 24, it will not suspend the driver-only car ban along EDSA during rush hour. The MMC convened on Friday to discuss their decision on the ban, after Senate leaders  issued a resolution  urging traffic regulators to "immediately suspend" the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Buses will be exempted from number coding if...

MANILA, Philippines – Public utility buses will be exempted from Metro Manila's number coding scheme if more motorists practice carpooling. In a bid to decongest traffic along EDSA, traffic regulators on Friday, August 24, announced that buses will be exempted from the coding scheme if more motorists participate in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

MMDA: Edsa buses to be exempt from ‘coding’ with HOV implementation

      The number coding scheme for buses on Edsa will be lifted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) once the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) scheme is fully implemented.   On Friday the MMDA decided to continue the dry-run of the HOV traffic scheme. According to MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia, once the HOV is fully implemented, the coding scheme on buses might be lifted.   Garcia said the lifting the number coding scheme on both provincial buses and city buses would help commuters get a ride particularly during rush hours.   "In case the driver-only ban will be imposed, and will lead to diminishing of at least 50...Keep on reading: MMDA: Edsa buses to be exempt from ‘coding’ with HOV implementation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

MMDA, Duterte to meet on traffic woes

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to meet with President Duterte to discuss the agency’s traffic reduction measures, including the ban on driver-only vehicles on EDSA, an official said yesterday. Source link link: MMDA, Duterte to meet on traffic woes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

MMDA, Duterte to meet on traffic woes

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to meet with President Duterte to discuss the agency’s traffic reduction measures, including the ban on driver-only vehicles on EDSA, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Easing EDSA traffic - Philippine Star

Easing EDSA traffic - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

MMDA man caught operating colorum van

Even employees of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) are having trouble complying with its high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) scheme on Edsa. The InterAgency Council for Traffic (IACT).....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

I-ACT apprehends colorum van driven by MMDA employee on Edsa

              A van owned and being driven by a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) employee was flagged down by the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) for illegally picking-up passengers, the agency said on Saturday.   According to I-ACT, it was conducting a traffic management operation at Quezon Avenue along the southbound section of Edsa on Friday when it apprehended the van for illegally ferrying four passengers.   I-ACT identified the owner and driver of the colorum van as Mario Mendoza, a general foreman at the MMDA.   When confronted, Mendoza said the expan...Keep on reading: I-ACT apprehends colorum van driven by MMDA employee on Edsa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Decongesting EDSA

Today the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will continue to implement the driver-only or high-occupancy vehicle traffic scheme along EDSA, which is on a dry run until Aug. 22. Malacañang is urging the public to give the HOV a chance......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Tokhang for graft and corruption

Perhaps it is time that everyone stops placing unreasonable expectations on the MMDA to find a solution to the traffic or congestion on EDSA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018