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'Why not provide for the jeepney driver’s modernization?' says the actor
Senator Angara, who chairs the committee on finance, is taken aback: 'Tatanggal lang ng dalawang bato? Anong klaseng bato 'yan?'
'Is this how the MMDA views women and traffic management? May kinalaman ba talaga ang deployment ng female officers sa pagpapagaan ng trapiko?' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas
As minimum-wage employees, traffic enforcers earn around P11,800 monthly
Meanwhile, flood control and management gets the bulk of the agency's P4.106-billion budget for 2020 national expenditures
Despite the dire traffic situation, President Duterte says he would just let EDSA 'rot' and blames Senator Grace Poe for not granting his government emergency powers
How could the public, with all the outrage and frustration and venting online, translate words into action?
The scheme will be paired with a bus rapid transit system and bus stops located within 200 meters of any residence
For a thousand vendors taken off the streets, commute becomes convenient to hundreds of thousands of motorists, says MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia wants to be able to shorten policymaking after the provincial bus ban faced an injunction
(UPDATED) MMDA traffic chief Bong Nebrija says the problem lies with the lack of discipline among bus drivers who swerve lanes, causing traffic buildup
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says it has yet to receive a copy of the preliminary injunction stopping the implementation of the provincial bus ban
During the dry run, provincial buses will be banned from passing through EDSA from 4 am to 10 pm
If mayors fail to do so, they will face administrative complaints
'I'm confident that with this kind of equipment, training and people, we would be very able to respond effectively,' says MMDA chief Danilo Lim
Earthquake drill participants deal with the challenge of simulating rescue and response in the dark and at a time when most people are still asleep
Online, Metro Manila residents have mixed reactions to the early earthquake drill. Some appreciated the realistic timing while others criticized the MMDA for rousing them from sleep.
(3rd UPDATE) DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing says the order will be formalized through a memorandum circular that would also cover mayors across the Philippines
The annual earthquake drill will start as early as 4 am 'when most Metro Manila residents are at home and asleep' to test the response capabilities and preparedness of local government units and the private sector
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says the driver-only car ban will be proposed to the Metro Manila Council again in July this year
But provincial buses are still not allowed to load and unload passengers along EDSA
The closure of the eastbound side of the Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will last for 4 months
To ensure that the waters stay garbage-free, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says they will review contracts between local government units and solid waste collectors
Do you realize that you are, technically, breaking the law by driving through a gas station along EDSA?
Government workers from the DPWH, MMDA, PNP, and Comelec take down the illegal campaign materials to prevent danger to lives and properties
Have you encountered the same problem while driving along the bus lanes?
The barrier disrupts the normal flow of traffic along Quezon Avenue
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says a new lane can be created just for motorcycles if the existing lanes become 'slimmer'
MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo Garcia Jr says that with the closure, which starts at 6 am, they want to 'address the chokepoint area on the Elliptical Road'
Is it safe to cross two bus lanes in a short distance in order to make a right turn?
The start of the implementation has been moved from December 19 because the MMDA needs to fix its ticketing and collection system
The MMDA says violators may still be towed even after getting tickets for illegal parking
MMDA appoints Bong Nebrija, who has a social media reputation of being a strict enforcer of the rules, as the new chief traffic inspector
Have you spotted these cute hidden Mickeys around the Metro yet?
Traffic rerouting schemes will take effect starting Thursday, November 1
Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Danilo Lim says days off will not be allowed for traffic personnel from October 27 to November 3
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