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Showing posts with label MMDA. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Manila Is One Of The Worst Cities In The World For Commuters

To anyone who has experienced commuting around Metro Manila, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. The National Capital Region (NCR) ranks as one of the worst cities when it comes to its public transportation system based on a study compiled by the Oliver Wyman Forum and the University of California at Berkeley.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Effective August 15, Number Coding Is Back In The Mornings As Well

In preparation for the start of face-to-face classes on August 22, 2022, the Metro Manila Development Authority or MMDA is bringing back the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or the Number Coding scheme in the morning starting on Monday, August 15.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

MMDA Says Traffic To Hit Pre-Pandemic Levels By June

Brace yourselves, Manileños. If you think the traffic’s already bad enough, the MMDA warns that we haven’t reached peak volume yet.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

MMDA Formally Proposes Two-Day Number Coding, 4-Day Workweek To Ease Traffic

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has formally proposed a new number coding scheme that will ban cars on EDSA for two days. The proposal has already been submitted to the policy-making Metro Manila Council, and once adopted, may start as early as May 1, 2022. Other reports suggest that it may take effect after the May 9, 2022 elections.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

MMDA Is Thinking About A Crazy New Number Coding Scheme

The Metro Manila Development Authority or MMDA is proposing two new crazy number coding schemes in a bid to lessen the worsening traffic situation.

Monday, January 3, 2022

Unvaccinated Individuals Will Not Be Allowed In Malls, Public Transportation Under Alert Level 3

Unvaccinated adults and minors will not be allowed to enter malls, restaurants, and even access public transportation except for essential trips for as long as Metro Manila remains under Alert Level 3.

NCR Shifts To Alert Level 3, Number Coding Still In Effect

Amid the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will strictly implement health protocols in all transport sectors.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Number Coding, Light Truck Ban Starts December 1

Merry Christmas, Metro Manila motorists. Number Coding is back effective today, Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Number Coding Makes A Comeback Starting This Week

UPDATE: Number Coding takes effect December 1, 2021 (11/30).

The Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or better known as the “Number Coding” scheme is making a return starting this week.

Monday, July 12, 2021

MMDA Thinks About Bringing Back Number Coding

Just one bad morning rush hour traffic has the MMDA thinking of bringing back the United Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or better known as “number coding.”

Friday, October 2, 2020

MMDA Had Less Corruption, Improved Flood Mitigation in 2019

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority or MMDA has managed to reduce corruption among its enforcers as well as mitigate flood waters in Metro Manila in 2019. This is according to the recently released report from the Commission of Audit (COA).

Monday, September 21, 2020

MMDA to Close 13 U-Turn Slots Along EDSA Starting September 28

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be closing down 13 U-turn slots along EDSA to make way for the designated bus lane starting Monday, September 28.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Modified Number Coding is a Go Starting June 8, Exempts Front Liners (UPDATED: It's Canceled Again)

After postponing the implementation of the Modified Number Coding Scheme from June 1 to 5, 2020, the MMDA says it’s now all systems go starting Monday, June 8 (UPDATED: Due to the lack of public transportation options, it has been canceled again; except for Makati).

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

MMDA: Buses, Jeepneys Not Allowed to Operate in NCR's GCQ

Commuters take note: public utility buses and jeepneys still won’t be allowed to operate even when the National Capital Region shifts to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) on June 1.

Modified Number Coding Scheme to Greet Motorists on June 1

UPDATE 2: It remains suspended from June 8 until further notice due to the limitation of public transportation (6/7).

UPDATE 1: The MMDA has decided to postpone the implementation of the modified number coding scheme from June 1-5, 2020. Makati City, however, announced that modified number coding will start on Monday in that city. (5/30).

Friday, April 5, 2019

All Motor Vehicles in Metro Manila Are Now Restricted to 60 km/h Except for Trucks and Buses

Now, the MMDA says it is just a suggestion (4/6).

Traffic got you down? Well, unfortunately even if it lets up, you still can’t speed ahead. Why? Because, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority or MMDA just enacted a 60 km/h speed limit throughout the “radial roads” and “circumferential roads” around Metro Manila.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

MMDA Reiterates: No Window Hour in Effect Only on Major Roads, Mabuhay Lane Routes

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is reminding the public that its number coding “no window hours” scheme is only in effect at all major roads and Mabuhay Lane routes. This clarification was made by MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia following erroneous rules on traffic number coding schemes went up online.

Friday, December 28, 2018

MMDA's EDSA Road Diet Proposal is Against Road Standard Laws

Right after Christmas and the eating binge known as Noche Buena, the MMDA seems to be feeling its belt tighten a bit and has proposed a “road diet” to ease EDSA traffic.