Parts of major roads in MM to close for weekend repairs, reblocking

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:51:42 +0000

Portions of Metro Manila roads to close for weekend repairs

MANILA, Philippines — Parts of several major thoroughfares in Metro Manila, including Edsa, will be closed to vehicular traffic starting Friday night until Monday morning to make way for road reblockings and repairs. In a traffic advisory on Friday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the following roads will be closed from 11 p.m. […]

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Recto wants MMDA to prioritize hiring of more personnel

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:37:34 +0000

Recto wants MMDA to prioritize hiring of more personnel

MANILA, Philippines—Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Friday that hiring more Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic management personnel should be made a priority to help arrest the worsening road traffic in Metro Manila. Due to the continuous surge in the number of vehicles, major roads and critical intersections in the capital region now […]

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LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:49 +0000

LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

MANILA, Philippines — The national and local government joined forces on Friday morning to clear roads of various obstructions in Quezon City (QC). Personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), QC government, and the Philippine National Police (PNP) went hand in hand in clearing roads along […]

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Intermodal terminals, elevated walkways seen to unclog Edsa

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:04:37 +0000

Intermodal terminals, elevated walkways seen to unclog Edsa

MANILA, Philippines — Building intermodal transport terminals within Metro Mania and putting up elevated walkways were just some of the suggestions lawmakers made in an effort to solve the worsening traffic along the capital’s busiest thoroughfare. On Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Public Services conducted a hearing regarding the implementation of the provincial bus ban […]

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Poe hits MMDA chair for absence in Senate Edsa bus ban inquiry

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 03:15:16 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — An exasperated Senator Grace Poe questioned the absence of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)

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Commuters find voice in online advocacy groups

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:23:42 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — On a stormy Saturday morning, 13 young professionals braved flooded roads to get to Quezon City to discuss how best to assert commuters’ interests in governmental planning that heavily leans toward car owners.

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MMDA lifts number coding scheme for August 9

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:43:14 +0000

The MMDA lifted the number coding scheme on Friday afternoon as government work and classes were suspended due to heavy rains.

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Blame injunction, MMDA says of possible confusion on provincial bus ban dry run

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 09:37:47 +0000

Blame injunction, MMDA says of possible confusion on provincial bus ban dry run

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the preliminary injunction against the implementation of the provincial bus ban on Edsa, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said those who initially volunteered to join the bus ban’s dry run on Wednesday may still participate. But would this cause more confusion? If so, MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia on Tuesday […]

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Solon pushes for compressed work week to solve Edsa traffic woes

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 06:31:16 +0000

In a bid to address the traffic woes along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa), a lawmaker on Sunday pushed for a compressed work week consisting of only four days.

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