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MMDA hopes to reduce 3200 vehicles off EDSA with mall hours adjustment - Manila Bulletin

MMDA hopes to reduce 3200 vehicles off EDSA with mall hours adjustment - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsOct 8th, 2017

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

Malling today? Don’t go too early as many shops set to open at 11 a.m.

    Shopping mall owners along the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) on Monday started implementing adjusted operating hours as agreed upon with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Starting Nov. 5 until January 14, 19 malls along Edsa would open at 11 a.m. and would close any time before 9 p.m. READ: Malls to implement new operating hours starting November Apart from the malls located on Edsa, other shopping centers along Marcos Highway, C5-Libis and Commonwealth Avenue also have adjusted business hours. The Department of Public Works and Highways was also prevented from conducting roadworks during the said period to avoid causing traffic...Keep on reading: Malling today? Don’t go too early as many shops set to open at 11 a.m......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

MMDA seeks to alter mall operating hours - Manila Bulletin

MMDA seeks to alter mall operating hours - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 7th, 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

Senators seek suspension of MMDA’s driver-only ban

The Senate approved yesterday a resolution calling on the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to immediately suspend the implementation of the ban on driver-only vehicles during rush hours along EDSA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

MMDA wants speed limit cut to 50 kph in 4 major Metro Manila roads

      Four other major roads in the metropolis would soon have reduced speed limits to 50 kilometers per hour (kph) from 60 kph, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Thursday.   This came after the MMDA has declared a similar plan to reduce the speed limit on Edsa also to 50 kph from 60 kph in a bid to lower occurrences of vehicular accidents.   In a press conference, MMDA Asst. Gen. Manager Jojo Garcia said the 50 kph-speed limit would soon be implemented on Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon Avenue, C.P. Garcia Avenue (C5) and Roxas Boulevard.   All vehicles would be covered by the impending speed limit cut. &nb...Keep on reading: MMDA wants speed limit cut to 50 kph in 4 major Metro Manila roads.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

MMDA to crack down on PUVs along EDSA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) would be stricter in enforcing traffic laws along EDSA, starting with public utility vehicles (PUVs), an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

MMDA: 3-vehicle crash on EDSA near MRT-3 Ortigas station

Three vehicles collided along EDSA on Fridayafternoon, causing slight traffic slowdown near Ortigas, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.   Mary Grace Alparo, computer operator 1 at MMDA, said a Hyundai Starex van (TOX 895) crashed on a Toyota Vios (ABG 4991) and Nissan Sentra (TPD 227) near the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) Ortigas stationaround12:36 p.m.   According to Alparo, one lane of EDSA-northbound in Ortigas has been affected due to the incident.   Alparosaid there were no reported casualties from the three-vehicle crash. /kga...Keep on reading: MMDA: 3-vehicle crash on EDSA near MRT-3 Ortigas station.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Metro Manila malls to adjust operating hours starting Nov. 5

MAKATI, Oct. 11 (PIA)--Shopping mall operators in Metro Manila agreed to adjust mall operating hours starting Nov 5, 2018 to January 14, 2019 to alleviate heavier traffic particularly along EDSA, d.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

MMDA wants new mall operating hours for Christmas season

      The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to ask shopping mall operators to change their opening hours to lessen heavy traffic during the holidays.   MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said he will meet with mall owners to move their business hours to 11 a.m. from the regular opening at 10 a.m. and the closing hours could also be adjusted.   "Pinatawag natin yung mall owners natin kasi 'ber' months na ulit. So hihilingin na namin ulit sa kanila yung mall opening nung mga malls na from 10 a.m. gawing 11 a.m. then yung closing bahala sila, pwedeng 9 p.m. or 10 p.m.," Garcia said in a press briefing on Friday. &...Keep on reading: MMDA wants new mall operating hours for Christmas season.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

IN CHARTS: Effects of driver-only car ban on EDSA

MANILA, Philippines – A month has passed since the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforced two new regulations banning provincial buses and driver-only vehicles along EDSA. The regulations were put in place after the Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of Metro Manila mayors, passed resolutions in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 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

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

MMDA suspends full implementation of HOV scheme

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has suspended the full implementation of its ban on driver-only vehicles on EDSA, a few days after it received the Senate resolution urging the recall of the scheme......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

HOV scheme’s full implementation on Edsa suspended for now

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended the full implementation of the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on August 23. In a press briefing on Friday, the MMDA said they need to convene with the Metro Manila Council first before fully implementing the policy. It earlier launched a week-long dry-run of the HOV policy, which covers the rush hours along the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) until August 22. The HOV policy was initially scheduled for full implementation starting August 23, /kga...Keep on reading: HOV scheme’s full implementation on Edsa suspended for now.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Celebrities, public figures speak up on MMDA’s driver-only vehicles ban

Several personalities spoke up against the heavily criticized Metro Manila Development Authority’s driver-only scheme on EDSA amid the ongoing dry run starting on August 15. The MMDA previously explained that it produced Regulation No. 18-005 after finding out that vehicles with lone drivers occupy 70% of the congested freeway. Personalities react Singer-actress Saab Magalona-Bacarro described the driver-only […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Exempt senior citizens from driver-only ban on EDSA–Pimentel

SEN. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd on Thursday urged the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to exempt senior citizens from its driver-only ban along Epifano delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) during rush hours. The senator said that only 8.2 percent of the population were senior citizens and that the percentage of elderly drivers plying Edsa “was probably even lower.”… link: Exempt senior citizens from driver-only ban on EDSA–Pimentel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Driver-only ban won’t solve gridlock, possibly unconsitutional – solons

  Banning driver-only cars from Edsa during rush hours is a "temporary solution" and "may be unconstitutional," a party-list congressman said Thursday.   Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin also said Metro Manila traffic is complicated that it was "not just a singles issue."   "Banning single drivers is a temporary solution and may be declared unconstitutional as it unduly restricts property rights without due process," according Villarin. What government should do to lessen vehicles in the metropolis, he said, is to implement environmental laws banning highly-polluting engines as well as unclog roads with illegally parked vehicles and other obstructions especi...Keep on reading: Driver-only ban won’t solve gridlock, possibly unconsitutional – solons.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018