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MMDA temporarily defers HOV scheme on EDSA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has deferred temporarily the prospective implementation of its so-called “high occupancy vehicle (HOV)” lane scheme on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). HOV was originally timetabled for implementation starting Monday, December 18. This new traffic-reduction scheme will, instead, first be the subject of an intense information drive so that […].....»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonDec 17th, 2017

Illegal parking fines raised

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) on Saturday approved stiffer fines against illegally parked cars in the National Capital Region. Reports said the fines were hiked to free side streets of obstructions and provide alternate routes to make Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) controversial high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) scheme on EDSA more effective. Composed of Metro Manila […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 26th, 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

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 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

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) scheme for Edsa on August 23. In a press briefing on Friday, the MMDA said th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

MMDA suspends implementation of EDSA driver-only car ban

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday temporarily suspended the full implementation of the "driver-only" ban in EDSA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

MMDA defers full implementation of driver-only car ban

MANILA, Philippines – Amid public clamor against the rule, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday, August 17, said it has deferred the full implementation of the  driver-only car ban on EDSA during rush hour, which was supposed to begin on August 23. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated 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

Metro Manila mayors to discuss driver-only ban on Edsa in a meeting

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) will hold a meeting to deliberate on the expanded high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme on Edsa, following a resolution issued by the Senate calling for its suspension, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia said on Thursday. "We respect the Senate resolution, but we need to convene the Metro Manila Council," Garcia said in Tagalog in an interview over DZMM. He added that the MMDA is open to changes and would ask the council to review and approve recommendations. "Nananawagan kaming mag-participate tayo (We are calling on everybody to participate in the discussion)," he added. Senate President Vicente "Tito" ...Keep on reading: Metro Manila mayors to discuss driver-only ban on Edsa in a meeting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

MMDA defers to Aug. 1 ban on provincial buses on Edsa - Business Mirror

MMDA defers to Aug. 1 ban on provincial buses on Edsa - Business Mirror.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Dry run starts Monday for EDSA lane for vehicles bearing at least 2 persons

The dry run for the latest traffic-reduction scheme for EDSA - the designation of a lane limited to high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) - starts Monday (Dec. 11), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said in a reminder late Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

MMDA to implement HOV lane on Edsa; dry run starts Dec. 11

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it would allot the fifth lane on EDSA for high-occupancy vehicles (HOV), or vehicles with at least two passengers including the driver, as a way to ease traffic. In a press conference, MMDA Assistant General Manager for Planning Jojo Garcia said that a week-long dry run to test the new scheme would start on Monday, December 11, to determine if the measure is effective. He noted, however, that vehicles with only one driver and no passenger are barred from using the HOV lane.   The HOV lane would be the innermost lane on EDSA, just beside the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), according to Garcia. Current...Keep on reading: MMDA to implement HOV lane on Edsa; dry run starts Dec. 11.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Zipper lane traffic scheme on EDSA put on hold —MMDA chief - GMA News

Zipper lane traffic scheme on EDSA put on hold —MMDA chief - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

WATCH | MMDA defers implementation of zipper lane along EDSA

WATCH | MMDA defers implementation of zipper lane along EDSA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

WATCH | MMDA defers implementation of zipper lane along EDSA - InterAksyon

WATCH | MMDA defers implementation of zipper lane along EDSA - InterAksyon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

MMDA: EDSA vehicles faster during ‘no window hour’ dry run

Vehicles along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) traveled a bit faster during the three-day dry run of the no “window hours” policy under the number coding scheme, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) observed......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

WATCH | MMDA to implement 'no window hours' for number coding scheme in EDSA, C-5 Road

WATCH | MMDA to implement 'no window hours' for number coding scheme in EDSA, C-5 Road.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 6th, 2016

WATCH | MMDA to implement 'no window hours' for number coding scheme in EDSA, C-5 Road

WATCH | MMDA to implement 'no window hours' for number coding scheme in EDSA, C-5 Road.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 6th, 2016