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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has made another round of clearing operations in Caloocan City. Two barangay halls near Caloocan City hall were dismantled and demolished during the said operations made clearing operations conducted by the agency and the local government of Caloocan City. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, MMDA …

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Majority of provincial buses continued to ply Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) despite the voluntary provincial bus ban on the major thoroughfare on Wednesday, an official of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. MMDA Edsa Special Traffic and Transport Zone head Edison ‘Bong‘ Nebrija said in a radio interview …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has pushed through with the provincial bus ban dry run on EDSA as the agency’s general manager, Jose Arturo ‘Jojo’ Garcia, has confirmed that at least 15 bus operators have agreed to participate in the program last week. Garcia clarified the MMDA will not …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is advising motorists that Elliptical Road in Quezon City will undergo weekend repairs, starting this Friday, July 26, to address perennial flooding in the area. A flood control measure of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the repair works involves the elevation …

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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año to suspend mayors and governors who refuse to clear public roads to ease traffic congestion in the country. Duterte made the directive during his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the joint …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Thursday, July 18, its plans to update the sloped lanes on Elliptical Road in the Quezon City Memorial Circle, as these have been deemed to be the primary cause of flooding in the area. In a press conference in Makati, MMDA General …

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Following the two previous postponements, the rehabilitation project of the Marcos Bridge will finally commence this weekend. In a news briefing, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia announced that the project shall take place starting this Saturday, May 25. Garcia said that the eastbound portion of Marcos …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to reduce the routes of provincial buses going to Metro Manila once it fully implements the closure of bus terminals along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), an official said on Friday, May 3. “No revocation of the franchise, what will happen …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday, May 2, deferred the May 4 closure of the eastbound lane of Marcos Bridge in Marikina City. After a meeting with officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways, its private contractor, and SM Marikina, MMDA officials decided to move the …

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Heads up, eastern Metro Manila residents, the Marcos Bridge on Marcos Highway is set for eight-month rehabilitation. In a press briefing held on April 30, Tuesday, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia announced that the eastbound portion of the bridge is the first to be closed. “Starting …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is mulling new city bus routes in Metro Manila as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) starts its strict enforcement of the “no loading and unloading policy” of provincial buses along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) after the Holy Week. DOTr Undersecretary for Road …

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After Holy Week, provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the metropolis will be apprehended. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start the apprehension by April 22. Those who will violate will face a P500 fine for illegal loading/unloading. MMDA General Manager …

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The Tripa de Gallina Bridge on Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue in Pasay City will be closed to traffic from Maundy Thursday until Easter Sunday to pave the way for its rehabilitation, an official of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Tuesday. “The rehabilitation has already started but private contractors …

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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 number coding scheme is in effect on all major thoroughfares and even at Mabuhay Lane routes, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) would like to remind everyone. During the Metro Manila Council (MMC) meeting Tuesday, MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia reiterated as there are said to be erroneous rules …

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