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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

30 injured as 2 buses collide on on Edsa in Quezon City

AT least 30 passengers were hurt after two buses collided on the southbound lane of Epifanio de los Santos (Edsa)-Timog service road on Thursday morning. In an initial investigation by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Traffic Enforcement Unit, a Baclaran Metro Link bus with plate number ACC 8732 hit a VIL 5000 bus with plate number [...] The post 30 injured as 2 buses collide on on Edsa in Quezon City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

36 hurt as 2 buses crash on EDSA-Timog Ave.

https://twitter.com/dzIQ990/status/1001983975555026952 Around 36 passengers were reported to have sustained minor injuries after two buses collided on the southbound lane of EDSA near Timog Avenuein Quezon City on Thursday morning.   In a Twitter post, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the accident occurred at the service road of Timog Avenue around7:52 a.m., and jammed one lane of EDSA in the area.   Meanwhile, in a DZMM report, MMDA said that emergency teams were deployed at the scene to respond to the needs of injured passengers. TheMMDA also said the accident worsened the traffic flow in that portion of EDSA.     The...Keep on reading: 36 hurt as 2 buses crash on EDSA-Timog Ave......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency

Grab Philippines donated 100 body cameras to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to help promote transparency when apprehending traffic violators. The gadgets, set to boost the MMDA's operations, were turned over to the agency during its flag raising ceremony on Monday. These will be issued to traffic enforcers manning Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) and chokepoint areas in the capital after undergoing training. "This will go a very long way in terms of making a difference sa pagganap ng tungkulin ng ating mga traffic enforcers (in performing the jobs of our traffic enforcers)," MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said during the turnover ceremony. MMDA General Mana...Keep on reading: Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Leftist supporters occupy EDSA to push for peace talks

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Traffic went to a temporary halt in the intersection of EDSA and Aurora Boulevard in Cubao, Quezon City, on Monday morning, April 23, as supporters of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) held a 30-minute lightning rally to commemorate the revolutionary front's 45th ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Communist supporters stage lightning rally in Quezon City

ALLEGED members of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) staged a lightning rally in Quezon City on Monday, causing heavy traffic, according to a radio report. The report said the rallyists gathered on the intersection of Cubao and Edsa where they  blocked rush hour traffic for about 20 minutes, incurring the ire of [...] The post Communist supporters stage lightning rally in Quezon City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Untangling the gridlock: A look into the Philippines’ first subway project

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino Special Features Writer One big problem that hampers the Philippines in maximizing its economic potential is the worsening traffic congestion in the country’s capital region. The traffic jam, which was only experienced on the stretch of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) years ago, is now being felt in almost […] The post Untangling the gridlock: A look into the Philippines’ first subway project appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Expect traffic disruptions today along EDSA, Ortigas area with ADB meet convoy dry run

THE METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has advised motorists to expect traffic disruptions on Monday, April 16, from 7 a.m. to 12 noon, with the convoy dry run for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) 51st Annual Meeting in May. The main affected area would be the Ortigas Central Business District, where the ADB headquarters is […] The post Expect traffic disruptions today along EDSA, Ortigas area with ADB meet convoy dry run appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Motorists told: Beware of fake traffic enforcer

M0ETROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority acting General Manager Jojo Garcia warned motorists on unscrupulous persons posing as legitimate traffic enforcers to extort money following the complaint of a victim. Garcia said the complainant, a resident of Mandaluyong City, was apprehended on EDSA for reckless driving and was issued a traffic violation….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Bogus MMDA enforcer issues fake ticket, steals driver’s license

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has warned the public against persons posing as legitimate traffic enforcers to extort money following a complaint of a victimized motorist.   A bogus MMDA enforcer was identified only as "Traffic Constable III Gulong" through the fake citation ticket he issued to Christopher Morante for reckless driving on Edsa.   Aside from fining Morante for P2,000, Gulong also confiscated Morante's driver's license.   Morante, a resident of Mandaluyong, was supposed to redeem his licenseon Mondaywhen he learned that his ticket was fake.   "The agency does not have the motorist's driver's license. The ...Keep on reading: Bogus MMDA enforcer issues fake ticket, steals driver’s license.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Bank drive now open to private cars

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday announced that Bank Drive in Ortigas Center in Pasig City is now open to private vehicles to ease traffic congestion in the commercial district. MMDA’s Traffic Engineering Center (TEC) said vehicles traversing Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) northbound and heading to Ortigas area can now access [...] The post Bank drive now open to private cars appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Bank Drive in Ortigas open to motorists from 6-10 a.m. daily

BANK DRIVE, the road between Asian Development Bank (ADB) and SM Megamall in Ortigas, will now be open to motorists from 6-10 a.m. daily, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced yesterday. MMDA said the four-hour window would ease traffic congestion in the area during rush hour. Previously, motorists from EDSA going to the Ortigas […] The post Bank Drive in Ortigas open to motorists from 6-10 a.m. daily appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

EDSA hopes, infra woes

You may have a stable, well-functioning, even a rambunctious democracy, but it means nothing if the government cannot even ensure smooth traffic along highways, make the trains arrive on time, or just offer decent public telecommunications system. Indeed, democracy alone cannot be its own reward. It should only be a….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Weekly Reflections: Spirit of EDSA

Pearl and I were among millions on Epifaño de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) during those four days of February 1986. We went there not to take pictures, but to take sides with our people who suffered so long and now determined to put an end to a well-entrenched Marcos Dictatorship. Today, however, the splendor that is EDSA seems to be over, leaving a bitter taste of betrayal......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration - Inquirer.net

MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration

        A portion of Edsa will be closed to motorists on Sunday for the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, the Metro Manila Development Authority(MMDA) announcedon Friday.   The celebration will be onFebruary 25,Sunday, with the theme "Edsa 2018: Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy."   The MMDA announced that the Ortigas Avenue to northbound Santolan will be partially closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.   "Two outer lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic while three inner lanes from Edsa-Ortigas flyover will still be passable to motorists up to Aguinaldo Gate," the agency s...Keep on reading: MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

SKYWAY STANDSTILL | If Mayon has moved to Naga, is Skyway the new EDSA?

MANILA - The internet was ablaze Monday as angry motorists lambasted the Skyway management for the humongous traffic jams caused by its opening of new toll booths supposed to "facilitate faster toll collection" but which got people stuck for hours, including those catching flights at NAIA Terminal 3......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

Unminding traffic

For those living in Metro Manila, the light traffic on EDSA during the weeks of Christmas and New Year  was pleasantly surprising......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Adjusted mall hours effective in easing Edsa traffic—MMDA

  Adjusting opening hours of shopping malls situated along Edsa would help further ease traffic alongthe congested 24-kilometer highway, according to the Metro Manila DevelopmentAuthority (MMDA). In a Radyo INQUIRER report on Saturday, MMDA spokeswoman Celine Pialagosaid they urged mall operators to maintain the adjusted mall operating hours of 11:00a.m. to 10:00 p.m., which was implemented during the holidays.   Pialago said this was part of the government's proposed traffic reduction measures in Metro Manila. Last October, the MMDA said mall operators agreed to open late and hold nighttime deliveriesfor nonperishable goods to reduce the volume of traffic on...Keep on reading: Adjusted mall hours effective in easing Edsa traffic—MMDA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Metro traffic heavy as major roads closed for Nazarene procession

VEHICULAR traffic along Edsa and its major intersections as of 7 a.m. is now slow moving, the Metropolitan Development Authority said Tuesday, as motorists look for alternative routes following road closures because of the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Manila. Edsa southbound from Scout Borromeo to Boni Avenue is moderate to slow moving. Meanwhile, Edsa northbound from [...] The post Metro traffic heavy as major roads closed for Nazarene procession appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers

[ventuno id='MCsxMDYzNzU5fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] More than 200public utility vehicles(PUVs) were flagged down on the first day of "Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok" campaign of the government, an official of the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic Administration (I-ACT) said on Monday.   As of 2:05 p.m. of Monday, Elmer Argao, head of I-ACT's communication and admin, said that a total of 255 violations were recorded along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched its campaign.   Transport Undersecretary Tim Orbos said that the on-road inspection of PUVs would be done thrice daily-- targeting old vehicles and ...Keep on reading: 250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018