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NUMBER CODING FOR PROVINCIAL BUSES LIFTED DURING HOLIDAYS – MMDA

The number coding scheme for provincial buses will be suspended during the holiday season to ensure the availability of public transportation for the influx of passengers to the provinces. In a memorandum dated December 16, the MMDA said number coding, also known as the Unified Vehicle Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), will be lifted for provincial […]

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SOLVE PH GARBAGE PROBLEM WITH WASTE-TO-ENERGY ACT – GATCHALIAN

With Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu’s pronouncements that the country, particularly Metro Manila, is now in the middle of a garbage crisis, Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for proper waste management and environment-friendly activities, especially during the holidays. Cimatu said Filipinos generate more waste during the holidays than any other time of the year. That is […]

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DPWH SUSPENDS EDSA, C-5 ROAD REPAIRS FOR HOLIDAY SEASON – MMDA

Road reblocking works on Edsa and on C-5 Road will be suspended starting next month to ease expected road congestion during the holiday season. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia said the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has agreed to suspend its reblocking works, mostly those which are “cosmetic” in nature, […]

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METRO MANILA MALLS TO HAVE RESCHEDULED OPENING HOURS – MMDA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has agreed with the operators of Metro Manila malls to reschedule their opening hours to help ease the volume of traffic and lower the number of commuters during morning rush hours during the holiday season. In a briefing, MMDA General Manager Arturo Garcia said mall owners have agreed to […]

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MMDA TO DEPLOY 1,500 TRAFFIC AUXILIARIES FOR HOLIDAY SEASON – GARCIA

A total of 1,500 traffic auxiliaries will be deployed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila starting Nov. 16 to support traffic enforcers in the management of holiday season traffic across the metropolis. According to the MMDA, the traffic auxiliaries will be sent to man national […]