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Traffic jam on Manila street

Expect heavier traffic within Metro Manila tomorrow. Simulation exercise for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games opening ceremony will commence on Thursday, November 14. Spearheading the simulation–which will will be done along EDSA and other major thoroughfares–will be Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). According to their advisory, the convoys will …

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More than 1,000 Public Utility Bus drivers will soon be slapped with charges after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has formally turned over to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) the list of names who have committed numerous of traffic violations since 2006. According MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia, they …

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Bus Terminal

Provincial bus terminals were inspected in time for the expected influx of passengers for the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day holidays. Personnel from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), particularly from its Health and Environmental Protection Office (HEPO), and Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT), checked the bus terminals …

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DPWH

A week before the country celebrates All Saint’s Day (that yields to heavy traffic congestion up to the expressways), road reblocking works will be done this weekend. Starting 11 PM on Friday, October 25, until 5 AM on Monday, October 28, weekend reblocking works of the Department of Public Works …

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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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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has relaunched the Children’s Road Safety Park in Adriatico, Manila in a bid to promote to children a deeper understanding of safety on the road and traffic discipline. To make the place more conducive to learning the basics of traffic rules and signages, the …

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A team composed of different government officials will finalize a report on the outcome of the two-month road-clearing operations implemented by the local government units (LGUs), an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said. In an interview, DILG Undersecretary for Operations Epimaco Densing III said …

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The private and public sectors show that they are all-in with regards to solving the country’s worsening traffic situation at The Roads & Traffic Expo Philippines. The two-day event, held from October 1 to 2 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall Of Asia, Pasay City, brings together government agencies, …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is hiring 300 new traffic enforcers to help respond to the agency’s growing responsibilities and needs. In a message sent to the media on Wednesday, MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialago said the hiring is to meet the increasing necessity of a larger workforce for the …

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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong has sought the help of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ease the worsening traffic in the city through the use of its software. “Kinausap ko na si (MMDA Chairman) General (Danny) Lim kasi natatagalan ang team nila (I have talked to General Danny Lim). I asked if …

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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 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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As part of its efforts to uphold gender equality in all fields of social activity, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) has deployed a special unit composed of female motorcycle riders who will help their male counterparts in the flow of traffic along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). …

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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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Some areas are expected to have heavier traffic congestion starting this weekend. First, the westbound portion of Marcos Bridge will be closed starting next week, Monday, August 26, at exactly 12 noon “for repair and rehabilitation” while the eastbound part, which was closed since May, is now open to vehicular …

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