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A five-minute travel time from Cubao in Quezon City to Makati City is doable with the completion of several infrastructure projects in Metro Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said. On the sidelines of the Pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) Economic and Infrastructure Forum in Pasay …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to implement measures to ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City. MMDA Edsa traffic chief Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija said Task Force Cubao-Makati (CubMA) was created amid the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte for travel time …

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Bus Terminal

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will push through with the implementation of the provincial bus ban along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) despite the election of new Metro Manila mayors following the recently-concluded midterm elections. This, as the dry run for the provincial bus ban remains suspended as …

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The local government units in Metro Manila are supporting the initiative of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to close down bus terminals on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija, MMDA traffic manager for EDSA, reiterated that Metro Manila mayors approved a resolution of the Metro Manila …

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Bus Terminal

An opposition lawmaker countered the claims that provincial buses are the reason for traffic congestion. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman said that provincial buses from Northern and Southern Luzon arrive and leave their designated terminals when traffic is relatively light. “Provincial buses ferrying passengers and their cargos from Albay and the …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warns drivers or motorists who insist on violating the 60 kilometer-per-hour speed limit along the EDSA highway and other major roads in Metro Manila will be slapped with a PHP1,000 fine for every offense they make. MMDA has set the speed limit in its …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it will close a road section on EDSA near the People Power Monument to give way to the 33rd anniversary of the People Power Revolution on February 25, Monday. The announcement from the MMDA said that it will close the EDSA lane …

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With its never-ending quest to find an effective way to decongest EDSA, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now proposing to make existing lanes on Metro Manila’s main arterial road narrower, which could allow for the addition of more lanes. Currently, EDSA has five lanes on both sides of …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that the 6.94-km Laguna Lake Highway, which is formerly C-6, is now completed. The said highway is serves as an alternate route to avoid the traffic congestion along EDSA and C-5. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar led the ceremonial drive-through of the …

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There are things that we are bound to accept because it was already existing even before we had the ability to question its existence. For the ‘90s kids, the things we need to religiously accept includes watching “Bananas in Pajamas” and the existence of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program …

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We all know that traffic in Metro Manila gets even worse as Christmas time approaches. As such, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is already preparing for the Christmas rush as the agency announced several action plans, which will start on November 5, 2018. The MMDA, along with the Department …

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The Metro Manila Council (MMC), the governing and policy-making body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)–has decided to increase the penalties for parking violators and for public utility buses that go out of the yellow lane. The MMC approved the higher fines during its meeting on Friday, August 24–the …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has tagged almost 7,000 violators in the first two days of the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) dry run on EDSA. According to the MMDA, a total of 2,953 violators have been spotted during the first half day of the scheme’s dry run (7 a.m. to …

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Bank Drive

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that Bank Drive in Ortigas Center in Pasig City is now open to private vehicles aimed to ease traffic congestion in the commercial district.  MMDA’s Traffic Engineering Center (TEC) said vehicles traversing EDSA northbound heading to the Ortigas area can now access Bank …

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Traffic jam on Manila street

Is EDSA’s traffic going to improve this year? Apparently not. In fact, it’s going to get worse. According to the MMDA, over 400,000 vehicles are expected to ply through EDSA daily, which is higher compared to the 357,000 vehicles that passed through EDSA last year. Blame it on avoiding the …

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