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%
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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
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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
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Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?
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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
Provincial buses will not be allowed to ply EDSA on weekdays from 7 am to 10 am, and from 6 pm to 9 pm
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(UPDATED) Metro Manila mayors have approved the proposal but have yet to set the implementation date
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
MMDA and MediaQuest Holdings will develop a mobile application that will give users access to traffic situations across major thoroughfares
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board wants to ban tricycles as school transport service, citing children's safety on the road
Motorists and commuters who pass through Regalado Highway, the Tandang Sora Avenue-Commonwealth Avenue intersection, and North Avenue will be affected
President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints a new SEC commissioner and names Jojo Garcia – previously just officer-in-charge – as MMDA general manager
Two road safety advocates have a conversation on enforcement, as well as proposed solutions for Metro Manila's traffic woes.
An MMDA study reveals that 4 in every 100,000 Filipinos died due to road crashes in Metro Manila in 2017
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia says affected motorists will have to go around the Quezon Memorial Elliptical Road to head to Commonwealth Avenue eastbound
The death toll from the blaze stands at 5, with 24 others injured
(4th UPDATE) UP Vice President for Public Affairs Jose Dalisay Jr says the fire that hit a canteen spread throughout the shopping center's main building. The Bureau of Fire Protection declares fire out over an hour later.
(UPDATED) An arrest warrant issued for Romnick Relos way back in 2008 is found
'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
'We condemn and we don't tolerate this kind of action from our employees, whatever the reason,' says MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia
MMDA director Neomie Recio explains why Philippine roads signs are wordier compared to international standards
A portion of the highway will be closed beginning 11 pm on Monday, February 26, until 4 am on Tuesday, February 27, due to construction of the MRT7
How can pavement markings make or break traffic flow along our roads?
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
Jose Arturo Garcia Jr takes the responsibilities of Thomas Orbos, who stays on as transportation undersecretary
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
Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!
Each Metro Manila local government unit will contribute at least P500,000 to a common fund for the evacuees. Emergency response personnel are also set for deployment.
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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
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Collected trash were mostly plastic water bottles, styrofoam food containers, and carton boxes among others
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Force Filipino mayors to take a mandatory course on the basics of urban planning – an important task where they tend to show the utmost lack of understanding
PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar says government officials should know about the Duterte administration's commitment to protect media workers
MMDA Assistant General Manager Jojo Garcia jokes that journalists who write unflattering reports about his agency should become targets of Oplan Tokhang
(UPDATED) Also covered by the plan to reduce the speed limit are Roxas Boulevard, Quezon Avenue, and Marcos Highway