MMDA modified number coding starts on June 8

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:25:56 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday announced that it would implement a modified number coding scheme starting on June 8 amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. This means that coded vehicles are allowed to travel on major roads on the condition that they carry at least one passenger to maximize its use. […]

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Number coding still suspended next week — MMDA

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 05:56:59 +0000

THE number coding scheme in Metro Manila will remain suspended for next week even if the capital transitions to a more relaxed general community quarantine (GCQ), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Saturday. “Number Coding Scheme is still lifted for next week, June 1 to 5, 2020,” MMDA spokesman Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago told […]

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MMDA tightens check on private cars on Metro Manila roads 

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 08:06:54 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Monday tightened its security check on private cars at entry points because of a surge in vehicular traffic as travel restrictions were eased.Checking of passes and identification cards will be stricter to ensure that only those who allowed outside of their homes are on the road, MMDA spokesman Celine […]

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MMDA supports call for smokers to quit amid pandemic

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 05:47:53 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has expressed its support to the appeal of the Department of Health (DoH) to smokers to quit as they are more vulnerable to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection. In a statement on Monday, MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said that he fully supports the DoH’s call to quit smoking, stressing […]

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MMDA sacks 2 enforcers for extortion 

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 02:43:15 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Saturday announced that it has dismissed from service two traffic enforcers arrested for extortion in Makati City. “As per instruction of our Chairman Danny Lim and General Manager Jojo Garcia, these two job order enforcers are now terminated,” MMDA spokesman Celine Pialago told reporters in a text message. […]

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Metro Manila disaster council  on ‘blue alert’  

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 23:31:50 +0000

THE Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) is on “blue alert” as Taal volcano continues to spew heavy smoke and ash. Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim, concurrent head of the Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC), ordered all disaster and emergency response units on standby for […]

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MMDA suspends number coding Monday

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 14:44:46 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lifted the number coding for all types of vehicles on Monday after ashfall from a restive Taal Volcano blanketed the metropolis. The number coding scheme, also known as the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), is implemented in Metro Manila to ease traffic by reducing the volume of vehicles […]

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MMFF ‘Parade of Stars’ set on Dec 22 in Taguig, motorists advised to take alternate routes

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:30:28 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday advised motorists to avoid major roads in Taguig City on December 22 as traffic was expected to be heavy because of the “Parade of Stars” at the 45th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). In a press conference, MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia Jr. said the […]

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Driver, conductor beat MMDA personnel along EDSA

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:00:40 +0000

A Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) personnel was injured after a bus driver and his conductor beat him up along the EDSA Ortigas loading bay northbound on Friday morning. In a message to reporters, MMDA spokesman Celine Pialago identified the victim as Arvin Gabay, a member of the agency’s sidewalk clearing operations group (SCOG). The driver […]

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