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President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to rest from work starting today. This was according to former presidential top aide and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go and presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo. According to GMA News, the President is taking his much needed break upon the “the advice of friends and probably his …

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In order to address the rising cases of road accidents in General Santos City in South Cotobato, police and city traffic enforcers will strictly implement the ban on the use of the inner lanes of major roads by tricycles and motorcycles. Major Jovenson Bayona, operations chief of the city police …

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Kawasaki Versys

Sirens are only used by government officials in case of emergencies and not to cut through Metro Manila traffic, Malacañang said. This after Vice President Leni Robredo called on fellow government officials not to use sirens as a way to “empathize” with the daily plight of commuters stuck in traffic. …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) maintained that there is no transportation crisis in the country but there are transport issues that are being addressed by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. In a media statement, Secretary Arthur Tugade said “there is no transportation crisis. There are transportation issues and problems.” …

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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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Kiyo Kawabuchi, Senior Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippine office, spoke yesterday, October 1, at The Roads & Traffic Expo Philippines and discussed how her agency continues to support the country’s efforts in developing solutions on traffic management. For the first portion of her talk, Kawabuchi laid …

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President Rodrigo Duterte ordered authorities to enforce a more stringent road safety checks following the private truck that figured into an accident that claimed 21 lives and injuring 14. Last September 17, a private truck used to ferry a family on a trip fell into a ravine in South Cotabato. …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) reiterated the need for emergency powers to address the looming traffic situation in the country. During the Senate Committee on Public Services hearing, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said that if the emergency powers were granted in previous years, more projects, programs, and policies would have …

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The 60-day deadline of the Department of Interior Local Government (DILG) to clear public roads of obstructions will be met, the metro Manila mayors assured. During the 25th Metro Manila Council meeting, mayors shared their intensified clearing operation efforts, following the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte. San Juan City Mayor …

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MMDA Illegal Parking

Traffic in Metro Manila is already a “crisis situation,” hence the need for drastic measures like the “no garage, no car” policy, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said in an interview recently at the Philippine News Agency‘s ‘Pros and Cons’ program. “Traffic is caused …

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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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More local government units are joining forces with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to follow President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive in clearing all road networks from obstruction as the 60-day timeframe of the Department of Interior and Local Government passes by. On the morning of August 5, MMDA Chairman Danilo …

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Are the LTO and LTFRB trying to make amends with President Rodrigo Duterte after he threatened to “kill” the former for its inefficient service? Or is it because the government caught a ‘fixer’ in their office during an entrapment operation by the Anti-Red Tape Authority, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, and …

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“Reclaim all public roads” was President Rodrigo Duterte’s marching orders for Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año during the former’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22, and the agency head is taking the words to heart. On Monday, July 29, Año instructed all …

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LTO Plate Making Plant

From a backlog of eight million pairs of plates from 2013 to mid-2016, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now looking at closing this longstanding issue in the road sector by 2020. Under the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the LTO opened its very own plate-making facility to …

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