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A portion of Roxas Boulevard in Manila City will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, October 27, to give way to the 40th anniversary of the Jesus Is Lord (JIL) Church at the Luneta, Rizal Park. Three lanes from Kalaw to P. Burgos (southbound) will be off-limits to vehicles …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it has already started its preparation for the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day holidays on November 1 and 2, respectively. Under Oplan Undas 2018, the MMDA said that its Task Force Special Operations started to clear road obstructions leading to …

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2017 Manila Auto Salon

Following numerous complaints about the Land Transportation Office (LTO)–and more recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)–suddenly apprehending 4×4 vehicles for what the law enforcement officials are calling “illegal modifications” on “modified vehicles,” the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stepped in to clarify the issue for the benefit of the …

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We all know that traffic in Metro Manila gets even worse as Christmas time approaches. As such, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is already preparing for the Christmas rush as the agency announced several action plans, which will start on November 5, 2018. The MMDA, along with the Department …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has successfully passed the audit for its ISO 9001:2015 certification. With it, MMDA becomes better-equipped to serve the public with a proven quality management system. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim received the certificate, which was awarded to him by AJA Registrars, Inc. President Paul Bagatsing …

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In a recent report, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) revealed that only 101 motorists were caught in violation of Republic Act 10586 or the Anti-Drunk Driving Act. Of that number, 100 were first-time offenders. The same report claims that since 2015, the transport agency has provided a total of 756 …

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Following the public’s clamor opposing the closure of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, which connects Makati City and Mandaluyong City, over the weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), with the assistance of the Makati Public Safety Department (MAPSA), reopened the bridge to traffic at around 9:30 PM of September 24, …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the rehabilitation of two major bridges and one flyover in the city of Manila this “ber” month, warning motorists and commuters of heavier than usual traffic in the affected areas. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the agency has given clearance for the …

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DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will resume weekend road repair on two sections of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) and one section each of A.H. Lacson Avenue and Batasan Road starting 11 PM on Friday, August 31, 2018. DPWH-National Capital Region Director Melvin B. Navarro said that …

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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

It looks like the payday traffic next week on August 15 will be worse than ever as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will start the dry run of its proposed expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) on that …

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The ‘no contact apprehension’ policy in Parañaque City has cut the traffic violation cases by around 20 percent, the chief of the city traffic management office said. Inaugurated last March, the Paranaque City government, through a public-private partnership, already has five cameras installed around the Sucat-Kabihasnan Road and some major …

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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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