MMDA now says Edsa traffic faster by 21 mins, not just 3 | Inquirer News

MMDA now says Edsa traffic faster by 21 mins, not just 3

By: - Reporter / @jovicyeeINQ
/ 02:01 AM October 15, 2016
Traffic congestion along Edsa gets worse as Christmas nears. —EDWIN BACASMAS

Traffic congestion along Edsa. —EDWIN BACASMAS

The average travel time on Edsa was cut by 21 minutes in the first two days that the Interagency Council on Traffic held a dry run of the “no window” policy.

Contrary to an earlier assessment made by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority general manager Tim Orbos, I-ACT’s data showed that Edsa traffic improved by nearly 11 minutes on Wednesday, 21 minutes on Thursday and 13 minutes on Friday.


Orbos himself announced the new findings on Friday, saying he expects further improvement when the policy is fully implemented on Oct. 17.


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