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#OneLessCar
Remember late last month when Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) special operations commander Bong Nebrija pulled over and scolded a motorized kick scooter rider on EDSA?The incident was caught on footage, and it might have given off the impression the official isn’t ...
 
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As countermeasures to the expected increase in traffic congestion
Are you preparing yourself for the imminent holiday traffic? If so, then you might be glad about this announcement from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).The agency recently held a meeting with the Department of Public Works and Highways, shopping mall operators, ...
 
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The agency predicts a 20 percent increase of vehicles along EDSA by September.
You might want to get your holiday shopping done extra early this year as EDSA traffic is about to get even worse. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has predicted a 20 percent increase in the number of vehicles traversing EDSA by September. ...
 
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Be sure you're ready for the big one!
The Philippines is located in a very special place: the Pacific Ring of Fire, and yes, it is as suspenseful as it sounds. The Ring of Fire is an area that contains about 75% of the world's volcanoes and is marked by a high ...
 
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There's a catch, though
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is really going to push for a five-minute drive from Makati City to Cubao—an admirable mission, though we’re not getting our hopes up just yet.MMDA special operations commander Bong Nebrija is a little ...
 
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The explanation is simple.
Yesterday, we reported that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Regulation No. 19-001 had been published, and the corresponding fine for speeding is now set at P1,000 per instance.The report also includes a list of all of Metro Manila’s circumferential and radial ...
 
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Will this improve the flow of traffic?
Provincial buses clogging certain parts of EDSA might soon be a thing of the past.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that a resolution “prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public-utility bus terminals and operators and other public-utility vehicles ...
 
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Watch where you're walking.
Crosswalks, people. Those white lines aren’t there for aesthetic purposes. They’re meant to keep both pedestrians and cars in check—and to keep them from figuring in accidents with one another. But if your own well-being isn’t enough reason for you to use ...
 
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Expect it to take effect soon.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is serious about fixing our traffic problem by lessening the number of cars on the road.Major thoroughfares under the jurisdiction of the MMDA no longer have number-coding window hours under the expanded Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction ...
 
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As part of the 'road diet' proposal
It looks like motorcycle riders might soon breathe a little easier on EDSA—at least if the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) latest idea pushes through.The MMDA has announced that it is now considering making one of EDSA’s lanes exclusive to motorcycles. The ...
 
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The majority floor leader who asked that congressmen be exempted from traffic laws has quite a colorful past.
House Majority Leader Rodolfo "Rudy" Fariñas has earned the ire of citizens for saying that MMDA officers should refrain from apprehending congressmen who have violated minor traffic rules. He explains that they shouldn't be hindered from getting to the House of Representatives, since ...
 
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This 24-hour time lapse has helped Thinking Machines, MMDA, and Waze come up with ways to solve the city's congestion problems.
As we all know, Manila traffic can be pretty insane, especially around the holidays. Last year, the data scientists at Thinking Machines created this 24-hour time-lapse of the traffic conditions on December 16, the last payday Friday before Christmas. Looking at traffic jams ...
 
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Take it from a commuter, and an urban planner: Julia Nebrija's comprehensive proposal to overhaul the plague that is Manila traffic.
Every day, I wake up, look at my calendar, and my thought process goes like this: I could walk to EDSA, take the pedestrian overpass, and then get on a bus. But I’m so tired from biking yesterday. Uber? Shit, surge is 1.6x. ...
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