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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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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to implement a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane along EDSA to further reduce vehicular volume. To test the feasibility of the scheme though, the agency wants to conduct a one-week dry run of the program starting on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 6 …

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Back of cars in a traffic jam

Days after scrapping the proposed modified odd-even scheme, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) disclosed that it is currently studying other viable traffic solution alternatives. In an interview, MMDA chief Tim Orbos said that one of the solutions focused on is the possibility of charging private vehicles for using EDSA. The …

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Whether you are going to work or coming back home, heavy traffic flow is inevitable. But this is even more true in Metro Manila, the city voted as having the worst traffic on earth in 2015. And if you are commuting from the provinces, the time spent idling in traffic …

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