April 22, 2022
Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) receive a donation of Essilor sunglasses in recognition of their duties especially during this summer season. MMDA Chairman Romando Artes said the donation from the Essilor Vision Foundation was initiated by former Chairman Benhur Abalos who chaired the agency for a year.
April 11, 2022
MMDA Chairman Romando Artes, MMDA General Manager Usec. Frisco San Juan Jr., Department of Transportation (DOTR) Usec. for Road Sector Mark Steven Pastor, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin Delga III, and other officials inspect the Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to ensure an orderly and safe travel of passengers during the Holy Week.
April 8, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development headed by its Chairman Romando S. Artes deployed six buses and two military trucks offering free rides to passengers stranded along Commonwealth-Litex in Quezon City. Artes said that the MMDA, together with Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board and city bus operators will discuss long-term solution to address the problem.
April 5, 2022
MMDA General Manager Frisco San Juan, Jr. today personally supervised the clearing operations in Baclaran amidst heavy rains. Obstructions including illegally-parked vehicles and sidewalk vendors were removed by members of the agency's Sidewalk Clearing Operations Group and Task Force Special Operations. San Juan said the MMDA will conduct regular clearing operations on all Mabuhay Lanes to ensure that alternate routes for EDSA are passable and obstruction-free.
April 4, 2022
Field personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) received a donation of Poxari Sweat bottles and physical fitness lecture to keep them fit and hydrated.
March 25, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the winners of the metro-wide art, photography and songwriting contests carrying the theme “I Love Metro Manila (MM)” aimed at showcasing the National Capital Region’s growth and development. In the same event, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) held its appreciation night to honor the MMFF 2021 winners and launched the MMFF 2022 to be held in December.
March 17, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is leading a multi-stakeholder traffic summit to formulate a comprehensive management plan as economic activities continue to open and additional volume of vehicles increases with the de-escalation of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in the National Capital Region. The three-day traffic summit is slated on March 17, 22, and 24 in Quezon City.
March 16, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Atty. Romando Artes accepted the 17 units of ambulances donated by the Pitmaster Foundation as third part of their commitment to the local chief executives of Metro Manila to complement the national government’s COVID-19 Response Program.
Artes said the ambulance donation which will be distributed to each NCR LGU will surely boost their rescue, emergency, and COVID-19 response capabilities.
March 16, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Romando Artes led the clearing operations in Mabuhay Lanes early Wednesday. The MMDA has issued 23 tickets for illegal parking while two were towed along Panay Avenue in Quezon City which is part of Mabuhay Lane Route #1.
March 14, 2022
Officials of the MMDA today inspected the impounding area at HK Sun Plaza where colorum and out of line passenger buses were impounded, progress of the repair works at the drainage box culvert along Roxas Boulevard and Manila Bay Dolomite beach area.
March 11, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Romando Artes and Department of Health-National Capital Region Regional Director Dr. Gloria Balboa oversee the inoculation drive at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila as part of the fourth round of the nationwide "Bayanihan, Bakunahan" program.
Artes said the agency will deploy additional vaccinators at the vaccination site in Quiapo Church.
For her part, Balboa said the vaccination drive in Quiapo Church is scheduled every Friday. It targets inoculating 500 individuals per day, whether for first, second or booster doses.
March 9, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Romando Artes joins the ceremonial turnover of the dredging activities in Barangay Sta. Elena, Marikina City. He also appealed for cooperation of the public in order to achieve the goal of a flood-free Metropolis.
March 7, 2022
Newly-appointed MMDA Chairman Romando S. Artes and MMDA General Manager and concurrent Deputy Chairman Frisco S. San Juan, Jr. took their oath of office before Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez. The ceremony was witnessed by their respective family members and employees during the agency’s flag raising ceremony on Monday, March 7, 2022.
In their message, Artes and San Juan urged the employees to continue upholding their duties in serving the public with them at the helm. They also expressed gratitude to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for the opportunity he had given them.
Olivarez, a member of the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the governing and policy-making body of the MMDA, congratulated the two officials, who will play a big role in the continuity of the projects and programs, including the implementation of COVID-19 response actions in Metro Manila, the center of the country’s economic development and progress.
Feb. 28, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with SM Malls kicked off “Resbakuna Caravan at SM” Mobile Vaccination at SM City Bicutan in Paranaque City on February 25 aimed to bring inoculation drives closer to communities.
Feb. 14, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Officer-in-Charge and General Manager Atty. Romando Artes attended the roll out of the Resbakuna Kids Drive and Mobile Vaccination Drive held at the agency’s vaccination facility and at the LTO Central Office, respectively. Artes said that these vaccination drives aim to provide easy access to vaccines for more adults and kids for them to be protected against COVID-19.
Feb. 8, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Officer-in-Charge and General Manager Atty. Romando Artes joins the Resbakuna Kids ceremonial vaccination today in Mandaluyong City. Artes said he is confident that the pediatric vaccination is the first big step to protect children aged 5 to 11 from COVID-19.
Feb. 7, 2022
MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos awards a plaque of appreciation to Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III for providing nearly 6,000 contact tracers, boosting the government’s capacity to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19 infection in the National Capital Region (NCR), the country’s epicenter of the pandemic.
Feb. 7, 2022
MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos awards certificates of commendation to some members of Public Safety Division, Road Emergency Group, Metro Parkways Clearing Group, and Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office for extending assistance in the typhoon "Odette"-affected local government units.
Feb. 3, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Benhur Abalos and Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian led the inauguration of the MMDA-Valenzuela Friendship Park in Disiplina Village, Brgy. Bignay. The park, which has four areas, is designed by the city government and constructed and funded by the MMDA. It is the first park under the "I Love Metro Manila" (I ♡MM) Adopt-A-Park Project.
Jan. 29, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), led by Chairman Benhur Abalos, met local officials of provinces of Surigao, Surigao Del Norte, and Maasin, Southern Leyte, which were severely hit by Typhoon "Odette" last December and turned over financial assistance donated by the National Capital Region mayors thru Metro Manila Council Resolution 21-31 (s. 2021). Abalos said the cash assistance aims to provide funds to help those areas in their rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts from the severe damage inflicted by "Odette."
Jan. 26, 2022
The Metro Manila Development Authority, Pasay City Government, together with the Department of Health and Department of Interior and Local Government, receive home care kits from the Pitmaster Foundation, Inc. to be distributed to other 16 local government units of Metro Manila.
Jan. 24, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOTr), formally launched the “We Vax as One: Mobile Vaccination Drive” at the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). The mobile vaccination drive, manned by a doctor and 20 nurses, will run for five days, starting today until January 28, 8 a.m. to 12 noon. It targets inoculating 500 individuals per day, whether for first, second, or booster doses.
Jan. 21, 2022
MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos visited yesterday the provinces of Bohol and Cebu which were severely hit by Typhoon Odette last December to personally turnover the financial aid donated by the NCR mayors thru Metro Manila Council Resolution 21-31 (s. 2021). He was welcomed by Bohol Governor Arthur Yap and the local government units executives from both provinces. Abalos is optimistic that the cash assistance would help those areas in their rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts from the severe damage inflicted by Odette. Abalos also visited the MMDA contingent deployed in Bohol since the onslaught of the typhoon. The team is continuously helping the province in its post-disaster response operations since late last year.
Jan. 19, 2022
"The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, together with the Department of Health and Department of Interior and Local Government, received the P50 million worth of rapid antigen kits and P50 million cash assistance from Pitmaster Foundation, Inc. to be distributed to the 17 local government units of Metro Manila. The foundation also committed to donate ambulances and COVID-19 home care kits also for the NCR.