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NUMBER CODING SCHEME STILL SUSPENDED – MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) stands firm on its decision not to re-implement the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or the number coding scheme as traffic is still manageable even if the volume of vehicles on EDSA is slowly nearing pre-pandemic scale. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said he sees no need yet to […]

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ABALOS TO MOTORISTS: USE MABUHAY LANES

As the use of the Skyway Stage 3 is no longer for free, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) revisited the Mabuhay Lanes as it expects additional vehicular volume on EDSA. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos inspected part of Mabuhay Lane Route 1 in Mother Ignacia, Scout Esguerra, and Scout Ybardolaza in Quezon City. Abalos personally […]

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MMDA PUTS UP EDSA MOTORCYCLE EMERGENCY LAY-BY

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) unveiled its emergency lay-by at the ground level of the Quezon Avenue Flyover on EDSA where motorcycle riders can seek shelter during heavy rain. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said motorcycle riders would be allowed to stop at the emergency lay-by when raining so they do not block the highway […]

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MMDA REOPENS DARIO BRIDGE U-TURN SLOT – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has reopened the Dario Bridge U-turn slot in Quezon City to help ease traffic congestion on the northbound lanes of EDSA. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the reopening of U-turn slot at Dario Bridge aims to decongest traffic and reduce motorists’ travel time in the area. “This would benefit […]

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DPWH OPENS KALAYAAN BRIDGE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, now called the Kalayaan Bridge, is finally opened having been inaugurated just in time as the country celebrated 123rd Independence Day on June 12. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the inauguration of Kalayaan Bridge connecting Lawton Avenue in Makati City and Sta. Monica Street in Pasig City is […]

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CLEAR EDSA FLYOVERS OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS – ABALOS

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos recently inspected the ground level of several flyovers along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). According to Abalos, this is in line with the agency’s drive against urban decay and to ensure orderliness and cleanliness in the metropolis. Areas inspected by the traffic chief were EDSA-Kamuning, Timog and […]

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MMDA REOPENS EDSA U-TURN SLOT IN CALOOCAN – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority reopened the General Tinio U-turn slot along EDSA in Caloocan City after the agency received complaints of heavy traffic in the area. “To alleviate the heavy traffic flow, we will reopen the U-turn slot in Gen. Tinio pending the proposed elevated bus ramps,” MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said after his […]

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MMDA CLOSES QC ACADEMY U-TURN SLOT ON OCT. 12

Following the closure of the U-turn slot near the Trinoma Mall and North Avenue along EDSA recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the scheduled closure of another U-turn slot along EDSA to make way for the EDSA Busway project. The U-turn slot (northbound and southbound) in front of the Quezon City Academy will […]

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SHORTER EDSA TRAVEL TIME WITH ‘CAROUSEL’ BUSES – LIM

A more accessible, convenient and faster mass transport system awaits commuters with the full implementation of the EDSA Carousel bus project. According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Danilo Lim, designating the innermost lane of EDSA exclusively for buses will help decongest traffic, thus reducing travel time from north to south entry points of EDSA […]

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MORE HAZARD MARKERS INSTALLED IN EDSA – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it has installed additional hazard markers along EDSA for give motorists better visibility. “Seven out of ten units of 300 mm yellow flashing lights have been placed in strategic locations on Edsa for additional road guidance for motorists,” MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said. Yellow flashing lights […]