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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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Bus Terminal

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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Keep walking. But in the right places. Metro Manila mayors have deputized the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to enforce anti-jaywalking ordinances within their jurisdiction. With that, MMDA personnel will now implement local government units’ traffic management code or ordinance regarding anti-jaywalking not just on major thoroughfares but also on …

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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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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is considering making exclusive the motorcycle lane along EDSA once the road diet proposal pushes through. The road diet proposal seeks to reduce the width of the lanes along EDSA by up to three meters to create a new lane for motorcycles. At present, …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

Drivers in Metro Manila have a few more days to improve their habit of parking just anywhere or face increased penalty for illegal parking effective January next year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) declared. “MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim has moved the enforcement of higher fines on illegal parking to …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) wants to raise illegal parking fees by 400 percent in a bid to deter motorists from parking their vehicles where they’re not supposed to. MMDA Special Operations Group head Bong Nebrija said he met with representatives from Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), traffic …

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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 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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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

After staging a dry run of it in December 2017, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) will reimplement the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes (HOVLs) on EDSA during rush hour. Though no date was given as to when it will be reimplemented, the program will essentially continue where it left off in …

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LTFRB Aileen Lizada

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) wants to ban the use of tricycles as school transport service vehicles, and they will request the Metro Manila Council (MMC) about its implementation. LTFRB board member Atty. Aileen Lizada said that her office will write a proposal letter regarding the matter. …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

On the first day of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane dry run on EDSA yesterday, December 11, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) apprehended 1,275 violators. In addition, 3,722 highly-tinted vehicles were monitored to have violated the traffic scheme through the no-contact apprehension policy of the MMDA while 84 were apprehended through …

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