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MMDA holds solid waste management forums for Barangay chiefs

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been holding a series of forums to enjoin Metro Manila barangay chairmen to step up their campaign against garbage, the major cause of flooding in the metropolis. The forum, dubbed “Lodi Ko si Kap Sa Kaayusan, Kalinisan at Pagbabawas ng Basura sa Barangay,” calls on barangay chairmen in Metro Manila to strictly enforce […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 102618

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 102618

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking The following roads will undertake reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (October 26) until October 29: 1. EDSA (SB) after Scout Borromeo Street near GMA 7 Station beside MRT Station 2. EDSA (NB) beside Trinoma Mall (6th lane from the center island) 3. Batasan Road, Sinagtala St. to Batasan – San Mateo Road (4th lane) […]

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MMDA Gears Up for “Oplan Undas 2018”

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has started its preparations to ensure an orderly observance of this year’s All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. This early, members of Task Force Special Operations are now clearing roads leading to cemeteries of obstructions while Metro Parkway Clearing Group personnel are sprucing up the vicinity of major cemeteries within Metro Manila. “We leave […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 101218

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 101218

Sevilla Bridge closed Saturday night until Sunday morning SEVILLA Bridge in Mandaluyong City will be closed to vehicular traffic from 11 pm of Saturday, October 13, up to 6 am the following day to give way to barges for the Skyway Stage 3 construction project. Steel girders which temporarily connect Mandaluyong City and Manila City will be lifted one by […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 092018

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 092018

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit advised motorists traversing Manila City to take alternate routes on today and Sunday, September 21 and 23, as several roads in the city will be closed for activities in commemoration with the declaration of Martial Law. Starting 6am onwards on Friday, the following roads will be closed for Talakayan […]

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MMDA Rescue Personnel cited for returning US$79,500 to rightful owner

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority Chairman Danilo Lim on Wednesday commended three personnel of the agency’s Road Emergency Group for honesty after they returned a sling bag with US$ 79,500 to a vehicular accident victim in Taguig City last Tuesday. Lim said rescue personnel Mariel Bacho, Kristopher Concepcion, and Sheena Santillan did not think twice about […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 090818

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 090818

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking THE Department of Public Works and Highways will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (Sept. 7) until September 10, at the following areas: SOUTHBOUND: 1. C-5 Road before Tiendesitas approach of C-5 Ortigas Flyover 2. C-5 Road (Gap 3) Chainage 52 – Chainage 420 (1st lane) 3. EDSA infront of Francesca Tower […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 083118

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 083118

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (August 31) until September 3, at the following areas: SOUTHBOUND: 1. EDSA in front of Francesca Tower to after Sct. Borromeo (3rd lane from the center island)   NORTHBOUND: 2. EDSA before North Avenue (6th lane […]

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MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo Garcia. Image by UNTV

MMDA to Crackdown Illegally-Parked Vehicles on Mabuhay Lanes

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK IN A bid to clear alternate routes of obstruction, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said it will issue citation tickets starting today on all illegally-parked vehicles along the Mabuhay lanes. MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo Garcia,” in a statement, said the crackdown will be conducted from 6 am to 9 pm on the 17 […]

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Expanded HOV Traffic Scheme Dry Run to Continue sans the Senate nod

THE Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle dry run will continue despite the Senate’s objection to its implementation. This was learned Friday shortly after the members of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) have unanimously agreed during a meeting to continue with the project pending a dialogue with Congress about its effect. The MMC is the MMDA’s governing board and policy making body. “We […]

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MMDA Halts Full Enforcement of Expanded HOV Traffic Scheme due to the Senate’s opposition

MMDA Halts Full Enforcement of Expanded HOV Traffic Scheme due to the Senate’s opposition

FOLLOWING the Senate’s opposition to the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle Traffic Scheme, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Friday has suspended its full implementation along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) on August 23 following the opposition of the Senate. “We respect the wisdom of our senators. We are suspending the full implementation of the policy on August 23,” said MMDA […]

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Expanded HOV Traffic Scheme put to test on EDSA, lot of violators caught

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Wednesday said nearly 3,000 driver-only vehicles were caught violating the Expanded High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Traffic Scheme along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue on the first half day of the scheme’s dry run. MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia said a total of 2,953 violators of the HOV scheme have been monitored through closed […]

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MMDA Intensifies Crackdown Against Illegal Obstructions in Manila

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has intensified its crackdown versus sidewalk obstructions even as it sought the help of the Department of Interior and Local Government in dealing with violators. This after the MMDA demolished the barangay hall of Barangay 235, Zone 22 District II in Villaruel St., Manila as it is encroaching the sidewalk despite the appeal of the […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 080318

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 080318

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (August 3) until August 6, at the following areas: SOUTHBOUND: 1. EDSA infront of Francesca Tower to after Sct. Borromeo (3rd lane from the center island) 2. Katipunan Ave. between Capitol Hills Drive Ayala Heights Village (1st lane) *Manila […]

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Metro Manila Shake Drill is fairly successful

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) gave its workforce a modest 85 percent grade for performing their assigned tasks “very well” during the recently concluded Metro Manila Shake Drill. “The Shake Drill was well organized and our personnel know their tasks very well, they know what to do when disaster strikes,” said MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia during […]

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Rain or Shine, Shake Drill is a Go!

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said the scheduled Metro Manila Shake Drill this week will push through, rain or shine. In a news conference Monday, MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia said the Shake Drill will happen this week amid the continued inclement weather brought by the monsoon rain enhanced by tropical depression “Henry.” “Rain or shine, the Shake […]

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Metro Manila ShakeDrill set for next week — MMDA

Metro Manila ShakeDrill set for next week — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Friday asked the public to take next week’s ShakeDrill seriously as it urged them to take it as an opportunity to enhance their earthquake preparedness. “Preparations were well-coordinated during the three previous drills – there were actors, directors, scenarios. But this time, it would be different as no one can predict when earthquake can […]

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(File photo) MMDA Acting GM Jose Arturo Garcia. Image © Rappler

4th Metro Manila Shake Drill Set in July — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said as a mind-setting exercise for the public to always be alert for “The Big One,” the exact date of the Metro Manila Shake Drill this month will not be announced. “No one can predict when an earthquake will happen. We must be prepared at all times so we want the shake drill announced unannounced,” […]

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Workers does road reblock in South bound of Cubao Tunnel yesterday. The worker will work full blast on Holy week which intends to finish all road reblockings on EDSA. (file photo by Michael Varcas)

Brace for Heavier Traffic in Metro Manila due on going road construction and repair

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority warned the public Friday to expect heavy traffic in the second half of the year as simultaneous road construction and repair works begin in different locations in Metro Manila. Among these projects are North Luzon Expressway Drainage Enhancement Project along A. Bonifacio Road beginning July 1; construction of an elevated […]

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MMDA Traffic Enforcer namatay dahil sa rumaragasang armored van

Ni Santiago Celario BINAWIAN ng buhay ang isang Metropolitan Manila Development Authority traffic enforcer ilang oras matapos itong mabundol ng isang rumaragasang armored van habang nagmimintine ng maayos na daloy ng trapiko sa Quezon City nitong Huwebes ng gabi. Namatay dakong alas 9 ng gabi ang 27-anyos na si Maricel Gammad dahil sa tindi nang pagkakabagok ng ulo habang tinatangkang […]

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Otis Bridge Closed Due to Damage

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority closed Otis Bridge in Manila on Tuesday as the rehabilitation of its damaged portion, which is expected to take at least nine months, begins. In a press briefing Tuesday, MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia advised motorists to take the alternative routes as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) starts the bridge’s […]

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Panghuhuli ng tricycle sa Katipunan na unsyami

Ni Santiago Celario HINDI na muna huhulihin ng mga tauhan ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority ang mga tricycle na dadaan sa Katipunan Avenue taliwas sa una nilang banta matapos makiusap ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Lungsod Quezon. (Basahin pa: http://beyonddeadlines.com/2018/06/25/mmda-patuloy-na-manghuhuli-ng-mga-tricyle-at-pedicab-driver-sa-katipunan-avenue/) Ito ang napagalaman matapos ipahayag nitong Miyerkoles ng MMDA na sinang-ayunan nito ang liham-pakiusap ni Elmo San Diego, hepe ng QC […]

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(File photo) MMDA Acting GM Jose Arturo Garcia. Image © Rappler

MMDA all set for June 4 school opening

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to deploy 1,444 personnel on traffic jam prone areas, especially in the University-belt areas, in anticipation of the June 4 opening of classes nationwide. In a press briefing Thursday, MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia identified critical areas where additional traffic personnel will be deployed: University belt […]

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Alternatibong Ruta Para sa Charity Walk ng Iglesia Ni Cristo, Inilabas ng MMDA

Alternatibong Ruta Para sa Charity Walk ng Iglesia Ni Cristo, Inilabas ng MMDA

NAGLABAS ng listahan ng alternatibong ruta ang Metropolitan Manila Development Authority para sa pagsasara ng bahagi ng Roxas Boulevard para sa Worldwide Walk to Fight Poverty na gagawin ng Iglesia ni Cristo’s sa darating na Linggo, Mayo 6. Isasara ang parehong direksyon ng Roxas Boulevard, mula Buendia hanggang P. Burgos mula hatinggabi ng Mayo 5, Sabado, ayon kay MMDA Deputy […]

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Concordia Bridge Reconstruction Begins May 1 – Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

Concordia Bridge Reconstruction Begins May 1 – Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said the Concordia Bridge in Manila City will undergo reconstruction for eight months. MMDA Deputy Chairman Frisco San Juan said the bridge located along President Quirino Avenue will be partially closed to vehicular traffic starting May 1, Labor Day. “The bridge needs to be replaced due to safety issues. The bridge reconstruction has been delayed […]

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