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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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MMDA Illegal Parking

With the higher fines against illegal parking in effect as of Monday, January 7, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has apprehended more than 50 illegally parked vehicles on the first day of its implementation. According to the agency, a total of 57 illegally parked vehicles were apprehended along FB …

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January 9 is still a few days away but as early as today, January 6, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is already gearing up for the annual procession of the Black Nazarene, which is expected to draw millions of participants and will take place on January 9 from the Quirino …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is keeping its promise to the public. After its plan to close the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge beginning in September 2018 to replace it with a new one was deferred following the public’s clamor at its timeliness because of the coming holiday season, the …

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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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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has lifted the implementation of the number coding scheme on private vehicles and provincial buses for the Christmas and New Year break. According to MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago, the number coding scheme for provincial buses is suspended from Dec. 21, 2018 to Jan. 2, …

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has named Bong Nebrija as its newly-appointed EDSA traffic manager, effective December 10, Monday. In his new role, the former head of the agency’s Task Force for Special Operations vowed to instill some much-needed discipline among motorists using Manila’s major artery. He is asking the …

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Otis Bridge

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Otis Bridge in Manila, three months ahead of schedule as promised by department Secretary Mark A. Villar in August. The original schedule given by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for the bridge’s completion was nine months, or March …

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DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is conducting road repairs in parts of Quezon City, Epifanio delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) and Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) this weekend. In a traffic advisory it issued yesterday, Friday, November 2, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said road reblocking and repairs …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will suspend the implementation of the number-coding scheme in Metro Manila in line with the exodus of motorists to the provinces for the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day break, from October 31 to November 5. In a text message to the media, MMDA …

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MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) canceled the leaves of its employees to maximize its manpower and serve the public better for ‘Undas.’ Bong Nebrija, the agency’s Operations Commander, relayed the information to the media in a press conference held Sunday, October 28. Nebrija said that starting Wednesday, October 31, …

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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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