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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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The local government units in Metro Manila are supporting the initiative of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to close down bus terminals on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija, MMDA traffic manager for EDSA, reiterated that Metro Manila mayors approved a resolution of the Metro Manila …

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Bus Terminal

An opposition lawmaker countered the claims that provincial buses are the reason for traffic congestion. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman said that provincial buses from Northern and Southern Luzon arrive and leave their designated terminals when traffic is relatively light. “Provincial buses ferrying passengers and their cargos from Albay and the …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

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) recently confirmed its plans to uphold a 60-kph speed limit on all roads in Metro Manila. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia reasons that implementing the proposed speed limit Metro-wide will lessen vehicular accidents, especially during the wee hours of the morning and during off-peak …

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With the crippling traffic along EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila costing PHP3.5-billion a day in lost opportunities, Senator Richard J. Gordon has flared up at malls located along highways and roads that cause monstrous traffic jams. “Traffic in Metro Manila continues to get worse, now it cost about …

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Contrary to previous assumptions, the closing down of Tandang Sora Flyover actually helped ease traffic flow in the area instead of worsening it. Almost a week after the flyover’s closure, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported that traffic situation along Commonwealth Avenue has improved. “Ang rush hour ho dito …

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is ready for Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray‘s homecoming parade as it will field more than 200 traffic enforcers along the route. Set on February 21, Thursday, the parade will start at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila at 2 PM and will traverse through the …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has imposed a PHP25,000 fine on EEI Corporation, the contractor for the Metro Rail Transit Line-7 (MRT-7) project, for causing a traffic gridlock along the Elliptical Road and North Avenue in Quezon City yesterday, Tuesday, January 8. According to the MMDA, the company failed to …

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