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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

[Right of Way] What can we learn from the MMDA Quezon Avenue barrier problem?

MANILA, Philippines – While driving, road safety advocate Vince Lazatin saw a row of orange barriers disrupting the normal flow of traffic along Quezon Avenue. He took a video and posted it on Twitter, calling the attention of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), but found the agency's response insufficient. While ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

MMDA: Expect heavy traffic over the weekend due to road repairs, reblocking

MOTORISTS can expect to encounter heavy traffic over the weekend as some roads in Metro Manila are scheduled for repair and reblocking, said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday, Jan. 25......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

MMDA reprimands construction contractor for traffic chokepoint – manilastandard.net

MMDA reprimands construction contractor for traffic chokepoint  manilastandard.net The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday reprimanded the private contractor in the construction of Metro Rail Transit Line 7 for using several lanes … Source link link: MMDA reprimands construction contractor for traffic chokepoint – manilastandard.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Try again, MMDA – The Manila Times

Try again, MMDA  The Manila Times THE Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has made a number of incredible proposals over the years for the reduction of traffic on EDSA, but the … Source link link: Try again, MMDA – The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

MMDA: Metro traffic slowing down Friday evening | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- Traffic in some areas of Metro Manila started to build-up by Friday evening, as authorities expected a "carmageddon" with Christmas rush anticipated to intensify this.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

MMDA urges public to prepare for heavy traffic on Friday, Dec. 21

MANILA, Philippines -- Motorists should bring not only presents for their Christmas parties on Friday night but also a lot of patience as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said on Thursday that a "carmaggedon" is expected around the metro.   Despite this warning, MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said that traffic enforcers of the agency are on "full alert" to assist the traffic situation.   "Yes, tama po yun dahil last Friday na po ito nung holiday season, definitely nasa labas na po lahat ng tao diyan -- yung mga huling hirit ng shopping, Christmas parties, etc," Garcia said in an interview with dzMM when asked if the public should brace for a "carm...Keep on reading: MMDA urges public to prepare for heavy traffic on Friday, Dec. 21.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Illegal parking, obstruction of traffic fines up, to be enforced in January– MMDA

METRO Manila mayors passed a resolution on Wednesday increasing the fines to be imposed on illegal parking effective in January, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. The penalty for…READ The post Illegal parking, obstruction of traffic fines up, to be enforced in January– MMDA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

LTFRB to traffic law enforcers: Impound Angkas motorcycles

  MANILA, Philippines -- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered traffic law enforcement agents "to apprehend and impound" motorcycles of Angkas. This developed as the Supreme Court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO), which once again prohibited Angkas from carrying out its ride-hailing operations in Metro Manila. READ: SC temporarily stops Angkas operations "This board hereby orders the Law Enforcement Unit of this Board as well as directs the LTO, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (I-ACT), and othe...Keep on reading: LTFRB to traffic law enforcers: Impound Angkas motorcycles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Weekend road works in parts of Metro Manila set – pna.gov.ph

Weekend road works in parts of Metro Manila set  pna.gov.ph MANILA — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday advised motorists of road works in parts of Metro Manila this weekend.In its traffic … Source link link: Weekend road works in parts of Metro Manila set – pna.gov.ph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

MMDA intensifies clearing operations

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday vowed to strictly implement the number coding scheme and to conduct more clearing operations in alternative routes, to help ease traffic because of the coming Christmas season. The MMDA is expecting more vehicles to ply Metro Manila roads during the holiday season and stressed that it will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Malls adjust operating hours tomorrow

Malls in Metro Manila will be required to adjust their operating hours starting tomorrow in a bid to address the traffic problem during the holiday season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 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

MMDA traffic re-routing scheme around Metro cemeteries

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday listed re-rerouting and parking schemes to prevent congestion in Metro Manila cemeteries starting November 1, All Saints’ Day. Below are the alternative...READ MORE The post MMDA traffic re-routing scheme around Metro cemeteries appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

MMDA releases traffic rerouting scheme for ‘Undas’

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released on Tuesday a traffic rerouting scheme for motorists who plan to visit cemeteries around Metro Manila as the country is set to observe the All Saints' Day (Undas) break. The cemeteries included in the scheme were Manila North Cemetery, Himlayang Pilipino, Eternal Garden Memorial Park, Novaliches Cemetery, Holy Cross Memorial Park and Parokya ng Pagkabuhay Cemetery.   Manila North Cemetery Trucks and buses coming from Balintawak area along A. Bonifacio Avenue and heading toward Manila shall turn left to Sgt. Rivera Street, right D. Tuazon Street, right Calamba Street going to Manila. Trucks and buses in goi...Keep on reading: MMDA releases traffic rerouting scheme for ‘Undas’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

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