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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

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

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