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Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge closed from Jan 19 for lane widening

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge closed from Jan 19 for lane widening

Jan. 14 | The Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge connecting Makati City via Estrella Street and Mandaluyong City via Barangka Drive will be closed off completely to traffic for more than two years starting January 19 to make way for its reconstruction and lane widening...

Illegally parked vehicles face higher fines by Jan 7

Illegally parked vehicles face higher fines by Jan 7

Dec. 21 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will increase the penalty for illegal parking and road obstruction effective January 7, 2019. MMDA general manager Jose Arturo Garcia, Jr. in a press briefing on December 19 said the penalty for illegal...

Traffic crisis bill gets final House nod

Traffic crisis bill gets final House nod

Dec. 10 | The Lower House has approved on third and final reading the bill that grants emergency powers to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to address the long-standing problem of traffic gridlock in Metro Manila and other urban areas in...

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge repair to worsen EDSA traffic, MMDA warns

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge repair to worsen EDSA traffic, MMDA warns

Sep. 22 | The public should brace for heavier traffic in the Mandaluyong and Makati areas as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) starts repairs on Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jose Arturo...

Expect heavier traffic with rehab of key Manila bridges, flyover

Expect heavier traffic with rehab of key Manila bridges, flyover

Sep. 8 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is warning motorists and commuters of more than the usual traffic in areas affected by the rehabilitation of two major bridges and one flyover in Manila City. MMDA general manager Jose Arturo Garcia...

Single truck lane policy on C2 Road

Single truck lane policy on C2 Road

Jun. 26 | THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will implement a one-truck lane policy along Circumferential-2 (C2) Road to reduce traffic congestion and minimize truck-related crashes. MMDA general manage Jojo Garcia, in a statement, said trucks...

Otis Bridge closed until March 2019

Otis Bridge closed until March 2019

Jun. 26 | Photo courtesy of MMDA. The Otis Bridge in Paco, Manila will be closed to motorists until March 2019 due to the structure’s “progressive collapse”, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). An emergency construction of the...

Manila port operators donate P20M worth of equipment to MMDA

Manila port operators donate P20M worth of equipment to MMDA

Jun. 17 | Manila port operators International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) have donated at least a P20 million worth of safety and communication equipment to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The pieces...

Ban on light trucks along EDSA, Shaw stays for 3 more months

Ban on light trucks along EDSA, Shaw stays for 3 more months

Jun. 20 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has extended the uniform light truck ban on EDSA and Shaw Boulevard for another three months after having deemed the policy effective. The ban, which was supposed to have ended on June 15, was extended...

Ex-military officer is new chief of MMDA; DoTr resignations

Ex-military officer is new chief of MMDA; DoTr resignations

May. 24 | Danilo Lim is the new chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. Former brigadier general Danilo Lim has been appointed as the new chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed...