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MMDA warns: Traffic to get worse in Metro Manila

The public should expect the traffic situation in Metro Manila to get worse during the runup to the Christmas season due to the closure of six bridges and flyovers, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 7th, 2018

Brace for worse traffic congestion as more infra works start

MOTORISTS AND commuters should expect even heavier traffic in the coming days with road closures in several parts of congested Metro Manila for infrastructure projects that started over the weekend, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. The U-Turn slot in Commonwealth Avenue was closed last Oct. 5 to give way to the construction of… link: Brace for worse traffic congestion as more infra works start.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

WATCH | 2018 traffic jams could be worse – MMDA

This early, authorities are sounding the possibility that the already horrendous traffic jams in Metro Manila will worsen as the new year comes around. This is due to a combination of several factors, including the higher volume of cars on the roads, the kicking in of road building and transport infrastructure projects, and the lack […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

MMDA: No days off for traffic personnel during Undas 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila's traffic personnel cannot take days off or be absent from October 27 to November 3 due to the Philippines' annual commemoration of the dead, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim said. Lim announced this policy as the Philippines prepares for All Saints' Day and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

[Right of Way] Why traffic rules matter

MANILA, Philippines – Why is enforcement such a challenge in the Philippines? Why are traffic rules arbitrary? Why is the chaos on the streets of Metro Manila getting worse by the day? Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin talks about why traffic rules matter and how lack of order in communities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Malls open later to ease traffic

Shopping malls would open later in the day and roadworks have been suspended in anticipation of the worsening traffic conditions in Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

MMDA announces measures to address traffic as holiday rush nears

Say goodbye to your Friday sale in shopping malls starting next month after the government and private mall operators agreed on various measures to ease traffic conditions on Metro Manila roads during the holiday season. Source link link: MMDA announces measures to address traffic as holiday rush nears.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

MMDA to malls: Delay opening time to ease traffic

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) once again appealed to owners and operators of shopping malls to adjust their operating hours to help ease the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila, especially as the Christmas season is approaching. Source link link: MMDA to malls: Delay opening time to ease traffic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

MMDA to malls: Delay opening time to ease traffic

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) once again appealed to owners and operators of shopping malls to adjust their operating hours to help ease the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila, especially as the Christmas season is approaching......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

MMDA: Bridge repairs in Metro Manila starting September 15

MANILA, Philippines – Brace yourself for heavier traffic in Manila City starting September 15, as 3 bridges and a flyover will undergo repairs. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Thursday, September 6, that it had given clearance to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to do the following: Restoration of Old ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Number coding scheme in Metro lifted on Monday — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lifted the number coding scheme or the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVRP) in Metro Manila for this Monday, a holiday, as the country commemorates National Heroes’ Day, according to an advisory on Sunday. Under the number coding traffic scheme, vehicles with plate numbers ending in 1 and 2 are [...] The post Number coding scheme in Metro lifted on Monday — MMDA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Number coding scheme in Metro lifted on Monday — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lifted the number coding scheme or the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVRP) in Metro Manila for this Monday, a holiday, as the country commemorates National Heroes’ Day, according to an advisory on Sunday. Under the number coding traffic scheme, vehicles with plate numbers ending in 1 and 2 are… link: Number coding scheme in Metro lifted on Monday — MMDA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 26th, 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

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: Number coding lifted in Metro except in Las Pinas, Makati

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday lifted the number coding scheme for private vehicles and city buses in Metro Manila except in two areas. In a post on Twitter, the MMDA said the traffic scheme is in effect in Las Piñas and Makati. The MMDA suspended the number coding at noontime on Tuesday [...] The post MMDA: Number coding lifted in Metro except in Las Pinas, Makati appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Solon warns vs floods days before Japan deluge

A HOUSE leader has asked the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to get its act together and hasten the bidding as well as implementation of flood control projects. Quezon City Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo, who chairs the House committee on Metro Manila development, said the swift action on the bidding….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

MMDA warns of traffic jams as roads closed for repair

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned motorists of heavy traffic starting today due to road repairs along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and in some parts of EDSA, Quezon City and Makati City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Provincial buses using Edsa to be restricted to certain hours in July

Operation of all provincial buses plying Edsa would soon be restricted to certain hours in the morning and the evening of the weekdays, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Starting July 15, both northbound and southbound provincial buses would be prohibited from passing through a stretch of Edsa running from Pasay up to Cubao in Quezon City from from 5 a.m. until 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m., from Monday to Friday. This was in anticipation of massive traffic that would be caused by consecutive road projects this July, MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia said on Saturday. The measure, approved by the Metro Manila Council headed by MMDA chair Da...Keep on reading: Provincial buses using Edsa to be restricted to certain hours in July.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Heavier traffic in July in Metro as road construction, repairs start

EXPECT heavy traffic in the second half of the year as simultaneous road constructions and repairs works will begin in parts of the metropolis, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned the public on Friday. Among these projects are the North Luzon Expressway Drainage Enhancement Project along A. Bonifacio Road beginning July 1; construction of an elevated [...] The post Heavier traffic in July in Metro as road construction, repairs start appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

[Right of Way] The fault in our signs: MMDA takes corrective action on Katipunan

In earlier episodes of "Right of Way," road safety advocate Vince Lazatin tackled problematic road signs and pavement markings around Metro Manila. (WATCH: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 ) The trilogy merited a response from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) , with Traffic Management Office Director Noemie ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

City to push through with Intelligent Traffic System

THE Public Safety and Transportation Management Office (PSTMO) said it would push through with plans to install an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) in Iloilo City. PSTMO head Jeck Conlu said they are currently in talks with the University of the Philippines in Manila and some engineers from the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in the […] The post City to push through with Intelligent Traffic System appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018