The Metro Manila Council and MMDA enforced new traffic policies regulating provincial buses and driver-only cars in EDSA. Are these working?
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and friends Debbie Rodrigo and Dayo Montalbo drive along EDSA and talk about the controversial ban. What is this new scheme all about, and will it work?
All buses – city or provincial – will be exempted from the number coding scheme if participation in the driver-only car ban reaches at least 50%
4TH UPDATE) The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says it will continue the dry run of the new policy until the Metro Manila Council convenes and addresses calls to reconsider it
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque denies the policy discriminates against certain drivers, citing similar rules being implemented abroad
Singles feel the brunt of MMDA's bandaid solution to traffic congestion in EDSA during rush hour.
Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?
(4th UPDATE) In a resolution, the Senate 'strongly' urges the MMDA to 'conduct public consultations' and provide 'real solutions to Metro Manila congestion'
A dry run will be implemented from August 15 to 22
Hindi naman tatamaan ang mayayaman na may family driver. Ang tatamaan ay ang middle class na walang driver at pinapang-hatid-sundo ang sasakyan
Senator Leila de Lima says the government 'cannot always try its luck through trial-and-error' when solving traffic congestion
Provincial buses will not be allowed to ply EDSA on weekdays from 7 am to 10 am, and from 6 pm to 9 pm
Motorists take to social media in response to the MMDA's proposed ban on driver-only cars along EDSA
(UPDATED) Metro Manila mayors have approved the proposal but have yet to set the implementation date
The fourth #MMShakeDrill ends with an 85/100 rating from MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia and with many lessons learned for improvement
With such a herculean task of keeping the drill under wraps, how did the #MMShakeDrill fare in pulling off its grand surprise?
The MMDA's earthquake drill to prepare for 'The Big One' occurs at 1pm, one hour after a text blast is sent to get people ready for the exercise
MMDA says the annual earthquake drill, dubbed online as the #MMShakeDrill, will push through on the third week of June, rain or shine
The exact date of this year's #MMShakeDrill would not be revealed to the public and responders ahead of time so everyone 'must be prepared at all times,' says the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board wants to ban tricycles as school transport service, citing children's safety on the road
'When we're talking about policy, we're very firm.... Mali ang magtinda sa kalsada,' says MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia, after a viral video of a vendor being caught and mauled sparked outrage
The MMDA says the northbound section of EDSA from Ortigas Avenue to Boni Serrano Avenue will be partially closed from 12 am to 6 am on Sunday, February 25
Around 45,000 vehicles are expected to benefit from the 7.7-kilometer C5 South Link project, decongesting EDSA when it starts commercial operations in 2019
The Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) will be suspended due to the protests that will be staged by transport groups Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston) and No To Jeepney Phaseout Coalition on Wednesday
Bookmark this page for a handy list of emergency hotlines you can call or text, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts to contact
Metro Manila mayors make the decision in consideration of the ASEAN Leaders' Summit and Related Meetings in November
Senior Police Officer 2 Ariel Aguilar tries to throw his weight around after the MMDA tows his colorum jeepney MMDA traffic supervising officer for operations Edison Nebrija stands his ground
In a Facebook post Juan Magdaraog thanks the MMDA chairman for personally meeting him to hand his Coding Exemption Certificate
UDPATED The cement mixer falls onto a Honda Brio with a family of 5 in tow The father Ulysses Ramos is declared dead at 7:32 pm
This year s Metro Manila Shake Drill made sure rescuers were equipped with proper communication equipment
Here s a list of reminders on participating in the MMShakeDrill on July 14 to 17
At the Agos Summit MMDA s Ramon Santiago calls on the public to volunteer their dogs for K9 search and rescue training
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says that the travel time along EDSA has been cut by at least 14 minutes
Learn more about the Metro Manila Shake Drill to be held from July 14 to 17 2017 and how you can prepare for the Big One
The disaster risk reduction platform Agos powered by eBayanihan will be used for the biggest earthquake drill in Metro Manila to be held on July 14 17
UPDATED In return says Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chief Danny Lim enforcers caught extorting from traffic violators and illegal vendors will be immediately fired
It does not speak well of MMDA boss Danilo Lim says Representative Lito Atienza
The complaints filed with the Ombudsman against the barangay chairmen from Parañaque and Quezon City are the second batch Makati and Manila are next
Manila is one of 4 cities around the world where the company piloted its new program Uber Movement where historical data on traffic will be made publicly available for free
Defeated senatorial bet Francis Tolentino wants to unseat Senator Leila de Lima who won over him by 1 33 million votes
Fire fighters from Barangay Don Galo in Parañaque say the Metro Manila Shake Drill was a good opportunity to raise students’ awareness on disasters so they won t be shocked in case an earthquake actually strikes
Local governments schools civil society and private businesses get involved in various scenarios – from fires and vehicular accidents to infrastructure collapse and water rescues
Disaster managers say that the drill shows heightened public awareness and enhanced capacity to respond if a major earthquake strikes
The biggest earthquake drill conducted nationwide beats its own record on Twitter in terms of reach
In Valeriano Fugoso Memorial Elementary School earthquake drills are done every month with most drills performed unannounced
MMDA encourages citizens local government officials volunteers and private sector partners to download FireChat a free messaging app on their Android or iOS smartphone