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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
Road workers, such as traffic enforcers and street sweepers, face not only the hazards of getting run over by reckless motorists, but also long-term blood poisoning and hearing loss
The High Court consolidates 3 petitions against the EDSA provincial bus ban
MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim tells traffic enforcers that he will write to President Rodrigo Duterte about the matter
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says the driver-only car ban will be proposed to the Metro Manila Council again in July this year
Transport economist Jedd Ugay says that if MMDA wants to reduce traffic congestion, the effect of the provincial bus ban is the 'total opposite'
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia arrives an hour after congressmen reprimanded other MMDA officials who attended a hearing on road safety issues
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority stands firm on its policy closing provincial bus terminals along EDSA, pending the Supreme Court decision on petitions filed against it
MMDA says this is for commuters who will travel to and from provinces to cast their votes on election day
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
(UPDATED) The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority suspends number coding for public utility vehicles on Tuesday, April 23, to help commuters in case railways were damaged in the Luzon earthquake
(UPDATED) The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says there will be no number coding beginning Holy Wednesday, April 17, until Easter Monday, April 22
But Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento 'strongly urges' traffic agencies to suspend the implementation of the new bus terminal scheme in a recently filed resolution
Children in Metro Manila may now learn about road safety, waste management, and public safety in a fun manner with Sesame Street characters
In this episode, we learn how road signs ought to be made – proper fonts, standard colors, material reflectivity
Do you realize that you are, technically, breaking the law by driving through a gas station along EDSA?
Have you encountered the same problem while driving along the bus lanes?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says it will recommend the postponement to the Department of Transportation
The barrier disrupts the normal flow of traffic along Quezon Avenue
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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'
It's Right of Way's 1st anniversary. Here's a wrap up of the issues we tackled the past year.
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MMDA proposes to narrow down EDSA lanes from the existing width of 3.4 meters to a slim 2.8 meters
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
Watch Rappler’s Midday newscast with Quita Chuatico
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
For the trainers, the story of how canines responded in the operations is a testament to the bond between dogs and humans – in life and in death
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?
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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%
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
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
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque denies the policy discriminates against certain drivers, citing similar rules being implemented abroad
The MMDA legal team is drafting an administrative complaint against prosecutor Christine Villamora Estepa
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Margie de Leon
Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?
Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Ralf Rivas
A dry run will be implemented from August 15 to 22
Senator Leila de Lima says the government 'cannot always try its luck through trial-and-error' when solving traffic congestion