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In a concerted bid to ease the anticipated traffic during the holiday season, shopping mall operators, water utility and telecommunication companies, together with government agencies, have devised plans on how to mitigate the problem. In a meeting held at the MMDA headquarters yesterday, October 22, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) …

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A total of 97 local government units (LGUs) failed to comply with the campaign to clear roads and sidewalks of obstructions nationwide, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said. “Following the strenuous validation efforts of the DILG, 97 LGUs all over the country which were non-compliant will …

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Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the government continues to work on resolving the horrendous traffic situation in Metro Manila despite the lack of emergency powers the administration had requested. He also maintained that there is no “mass transport crisis” in the country but rather a problem in traffic. “Merong traffic crisis pero …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

Some senators have rejected the proposal to ban private vehicles on EDSA during rush hours to address the traffic problem in the metropolis. The proposal came from Caloocan City Rep. Edgar Erice, who suggested a private car ban from 6 AM to 9 AM and 6 PM to 9 PM …

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The leadership of the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) shrugged off the idea of banning private vehicles along EDSA during rush hour. During the Vehicle Safety Course 2019 conducted today, September 17, by the ASEAN New Car Assesment Program, AAP President Augusto Lagman said that banning private cars would only clog …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it is open to all suggestions to solve Metro Manila’s traffic woes and expressed delight in receiving an increasing number of suggestions from both the government and private sectors. MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said their office welcomes such suggestions, in response to Caloocan …

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Vehicles passing through Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) increased by 5.75 percent, or an average of 405,882, for the first eight months this year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported. MMDA Spokesperson Asst. Sec. Celine Pialago, in a report sent to the media, said this is an additional 22,054 …

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DPWH

Here are the roads that will undergo reblocking and repairs this payday weekend starting 11 PM tonight, August 30, until Monday, September 2, 5 AM. SOUTHBOUND: 1. EDSA cor. Bulacan St. to Philam (1st lane from center island)2. EDSA Eugenio Lopez – Timog MRT Station Lagarian Creek to Arayat Cubao3. …

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On Wednesday, August 7, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said that it will be able to fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte‘s promise of reducing the travel time from Cubao to Makati to five minutes by December. DPWH’s chairperson of the Build, Build, Build (BBB) committee Anna Mae Lamentillo …

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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) and the Metro Manila Council (MMC) discussed immediate actions on how to address perennial traffic problems in the metropolis in line with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte. In the meeting held last Thursday, July 25, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary …

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The move done by Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso in reclaiming public roads is a good example of ways to solve Metro Manila’s traffic woes, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said yesterday, Tuesday, July 23–a day after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Año’s …

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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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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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