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MMDA brings back ‘heat stroke break’

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MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino. INQUIRER.NET FILE PHOTO

Traffic constables and street sweepers should not worry this summer, their “heat stroke break” is back.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pasig ferry starts April 28

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It’s all systems go for the reopening of the Pasig River ferry system on April 28.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Gov’t vows to complete road re-blocking works after Holy Week

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After the Holy Week this year, the government said no more weekend road repairs and re-blocking projects on major thoroughfares in Metro Manila would be undertaken.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA asks DPWH to postpone bridge restoration project in QC

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MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino INQUIRER file photo

The Department of Public Works and Highways was asked on Wednesday to postpone its bridge restoration project in Quezon City, which was seen to cause traffic jams on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa).

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA offers ferry trip via Pasig waters

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BUS FERRY DRY RUN    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority conducts a dry run of its ferry service on the Pasig River from Guadalupe, Makati City, to Intramuros, Manila, on Wednesday. The trip took one hour and 30 minutes. Reviving the ferry service is aimed at providing commuters a faster mode of travel in the metropolis.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Not much to look at, but it can save the day for some commuters and, more importantly, make an old idea worth another try.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

From revolution to ‘reblocking’: Edsa 28 years later

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THE EDSA revolution broke out against a yet-uncluttered urban backdrop in February 1986.

If the Edsa Revolution were to happen today, People Power might temptingly include a side trip to the mall. The loyalist Gen. Fabian Ver would have a hard time looking for open fields to deploy tanks but could put snipers up on the billboards, and the defecting Lt. Gen. Fidel V. Ramos would still make his famous victory jump—though with fewer people to see him, thanks to the elevated railway blocking the view.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA mulls hiring 400 traffic enforcers to ease traffic jams

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Hoping to ease the monstrous traffic jams once the government’s construction projects begin, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) plans to hire another 400 traffic enforcers this year.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Monster traffic jam starts

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OMINOUS SIGN.  Looking more like a warning to motorists, a traffic advisory for the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project starting on Monday night is displayed along Osmeña Highway in Manila.  RICHARD A. REYES

Are you ready for some truly monstrous traffic jams and “bear with the short-term inconvenience,” as Malacañang pleaded Sunday? Construction of two major government infrastructure projects starts Monday night, and it is expected to worsen metropolitan traffic throughout the remainder of the Aquino administration.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA asks DepEd: Try 4-day school week

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Imagine crawling your way through Edsa at only “1 to 9 kilometers per hour.”

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA sued anew over film fest funds

The Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) has filed a second petition against the executive committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), this time for not turning over P11 million in amusement tax collections to beneficiaries from 2010 to 2012.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA: Traffic woes require lifestyle change for Metro folk

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With the construction of Skyway Stage 3 and several other major infrastructure projects in Metro Manila getting under way, a lifestyle change may be in order for the millions of motorists and commuters who will be enduring heavy traffic due to the roadworks in the next two years.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Firms to be affected by Skyway 3, other projects urged to adopt flexitime

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Private companies located near the areas that would be affected by roadway construction projects, including the Skyway Stage 3, were advised Thursday to adopt “flexitime” working hours for their employees.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Motorists advised on 13 road projects till 2016

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P26B METRO SKYWAY  President Aquino (center) laughs as former President Fidel Ramos (second from left) and SMC president Ramon Ang share a joke during the launch of the Metro Manila Skyway project in Makati City on Wednesday. At left is Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. Up to 13 road and mass transport projects in the capital are in the pipeline in the next two years, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said on Wednesday.  LYN RILLON

Motorists and commuters should brace themselves for continued heavy traffic on major routes till 2016, as up to 13 road and mass transport projects in the capital are in the pipeline in the next two years, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said on Wednesday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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