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MMDA: Legal hurdles mean no new traffic policies on EDSA

METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief for EDSA Edison “Bong” Nebrija on Wednesday said the agency is unable to implement new schemes as its policy proposals have been shot down, a report published in the Philippine…

EDSA traffic grounds to a halt due to suspicious box

POLICE on Friday morning temporarily closed off the underpass at the intersection of EDSA and Shaw Boulevard, causing traffic to grind to a halt on Metro Manila’s busiest thoroughfare, after a suspicious box was discovered abandoned in…

‘Review the powers of the MMDA’ — Drilon

SENATE Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said the mandate of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to implement traffic-related policies should probably be strengthened. “I proposed that we review the powers of the MMDA in so far as…

Dry run of EDSA provincial bus ban on hold, yellow lane rule enforced

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has halted the dry run of the ban on provincial buses on EDSA, but will strictly enforce the yellow lane policy for city buses passing through the thoroughfare. The second day…

Only 136 buses voluntarily joined EDSA ban  

OF THE 2,736 buses that would be covered by the ban on provincial buses on EDSA, only 136 took part in the first day of the voluntary test run held Wednesday by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority…

Quezon City court puts the brakes on EDSA provincial bus ban

QUEZON City Regional Trial Court Branch 223, through a 25-page order dated July 31, issued a preliminary injunction against Memorandum Circular No. 2019-001 of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) amending routes of provincial buses…

For MMDA, it’s EDSA provincial bus ban dry run Part 2

BARRING any temporary restraining order from the courts, the dry run of the ban on provincial buses on EDSA will push through in the second week of August. This was bared by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)…

Elliptical Road repair to ‘last for one year’ — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced “road reblocking-style” repair work will be performed at Elliptical Road in Quezon City starting today in order to fix perennial flooding in the area. The repairs will be done every…

Despite hurdles, EDSA provincial bus ban guidelines set

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), through Memorandum Circular No. 2019-31, has set guidelines for the impending closure of provincial bus terminals on EDSA, as well as amended the routes of such buses plying the…

Expect ‘really, really heavy traffic’ on C-3 — MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday said portions of the C-3 Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning tomorrow, July 20, until December. The closure is intended to give way for the construction of the…