The -ber months September, October, November, and December are just around the corner. So the Metropolitan Development Authority (MMDA) is already giving motorists and early warning: Expect a 20-percent increase in the number of vehicles that ply through EDSA on the coming months. This is not a problem that surprises …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking on various national roads in Metro Manila from 11 PM Friday, August 16, until 5 AM Monday, August 19. With clearance from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Ador G. Canlas said that …

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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 government is once again looking into implementing the traffic scheme that prohibits single drivers to use the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) during rush hours. According to Inquirer, MMDA plans to implement the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle or HOV scheme after it enforces the abolishment on provincial buses …

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Think of EDSA, and all you can think about are pollution and traffic congestion. Now, the good news is that the Philippine government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are collaborating on a USD100-million (or PHP5-billion) loan to construct six to seven greenways project on EDSA.  According to Director General …

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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) is eyeing to remove all bus terminals along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) by June. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), MMDA’s policy-making body, approved the resolution prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public utility bus terminals and operators and other public utility …

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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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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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In an announcement that didn’t surprise us at all, the Metro Manila Council (MMC)–the governing- and policy-making body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)–has revealed that it will continue the dry run of the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Traffic Scheme on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).   “We …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will conduct road reblocking and repairs this long weekend. The road reblocking and repairs will start at 11 PM tonight, August 24, until 5 AM of August 27. It will include parts of EDSA, C-5 Road, Katipunan, among others. Here is the …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended the full implementation of the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Traffic Scheme along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). The suspension follows the Senate’s filing of a resolution urging the agency to recall MMDA Regulation No. 18-005 which details the rules and regulations …

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