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Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM: MMDA chair on street diggings

Since January, we have scheduled at least 109 diggings and repairs requested by various public utility companies. Aside from vehicular volume, these also contribute to the monstrous traffic jam around the metropolis.—Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Francis Tolentino

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Faking bus scheme stickers as easy as ABC, MMDA learns

MMDA chair Francis Tolentino on Tuesday presents the new color-coded stickers for the Bus Segregation Scheme on Edsa, following the discovery that some bus operators had been faking the stickers under the previous marking system.

Faking it was apparently as easy as A-B-C. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday said several bus operators had been caught faking MMDA stickers under the agency’s Bus Segregation Scheme, enabling them to deceive traffic marshals and stop anywhere they like on Edsa.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

MMDA to implement revised sticker scheme for buses on Edsa


To get rid of fake bus stickers, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will issue new and color-coded segregation stickers for buses plying the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa).

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Sereno upholds principle of coequality

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno upheld the coequality principle among the three branches of government—executive, legislative and judiciary—when she turned down an invitation from the House of Representatives to appear before it.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Katipunan ‘uprising’: MMDA vs LTFRB

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MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino

Motorists in Metro Manila are paying the price for the relaxed crackdown on unauthorized truckers, according to the head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) who took a swipe Thursday at another government agency, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »