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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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Following the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) dry run on banning provincial buses from using the northbound and southbound lanes of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) from Pasay City to Cubao in Quezon City–which will run until August 14–the agency has announced that it will officially enforce the program starting …

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Bus drivers and operators got a taste of what to expect when they violate the new policy of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) that bans provincial buses from plying Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) after the agency held a dry run on Wednesday, July 25. According to the MMDA, …

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Love them or hate them? Whatever the case, there’s already a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that would basically allow tricycles to pass through national roads as long as there are “no roads in the area” that these tricycles can use. They are also mandated to maintain “a single file in …

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As the rains brought by Typhoon Henry continues to drench Luzon even as it moves away from the country, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) claims that flooding on major thoroughfares in Metro Manila has been lessened due to the  various pumping stations being operated by the agency as part …

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Expect traffic to be unusually heavy this weekend as several roads will be closed around Rizal Park from July 14 to 15 as the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) holds its Worldwide Aid to Fight Poverty progam in the area from July 14 to 15. In an advisory issued by the …

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