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Aug. 4, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority conducted a walkthrough on its MMDA Operations Monitoring and Control center (Metrobase), the Metro Manila Crisis Monitoring and Management Center (MMCMMC), and the Pasig River Ferry Service in Guadalupe, Makati as part of the Preventing Terrorist Attacks on Bus and Rail Systems (PTABRS) course organized by the United States’ Department of State through the Diplomatic Security Service’s Office of Antiterrorism Assistance. The eight-day course targets development of counterterrorism strategies across all stakeholders for public transport.
July 26, 2022
As part of the agency's Adopt-A-Park project, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Officer-in-Charge Director Baltazar Melgar, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, and Pasig City Congressman Roman Romulo led the inauguration of Buting Linear Park in Barangay San Joaquin. The park includes a new riverwall and green and play areas aimed to help physical and mental wellness of the residents living around the area.
July 13, 2022
Officials from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Department of Public Works and Highways, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, Land Transportation Office, and Inter-Agency Council for Traffic supports the regulation of the use of blinkers and sirens or "wang-wang". These traffic enforcement agencies affirm that use of such devices are allowed only during emergency and official performance of duty.
June 29, 2022
MMDA Chairman Atty. Romando Artes and LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the LTO-MMDA System Interconnectivity Project. The project will interconnect data systems of both agencies to quickly identify drivers and their vehicles involved in multiple traffic violations and citations.
June 27, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Atty. Romando Artes, together with representatives from the Department of Public Works and Highways, PNP Highway Patrol Group, and Inter-Agency Council for Traffic, monitored the traffic situation along EDSA southbound earlier today to check the initial impact of the closure of the entire Timog Flyover southbound which commenced on Saturday, June 25.
June 24, 2022
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Romando Artes, together with the representatives from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 17 Metro Manila local government units and concerned national agencies, held the 4th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting for the Comprehensive Traffic Management Plan (CTMP) for the Metro Manila Project
June 22, 2022
MMDA Chairman Atty. Romando Artes led the launching of free solar charging station for e-bikes and e-scooters at the new MMDA head office in Pasig City. The charging station, which will be opened to the public from 6am to 7pm starting on June 27, aims to promote renewable energy and encourage use of alternative mode of transportation amid high fuel prices.
June 21, 2022
MMDA Chairman Romando Artes and DPWH-Quezon City Second District Engr. Eduardo Santos announce the full closure of the EDSA Timog Flyover-Southbound starting June 25 to give way to its one-month repair.
June 16, 2022
MMDA Chairman Romando Artes, together with Congressmen-elect Col. Bonifacio Bosita and Atty. Rodge Gutierrez, led the launching of motorcycle and bicycle repair station at the ground level of Quezon Avenue flyover. The repair station, which is open from 5am to 9pm, aims to provide emergency road assistance to motorcycle riders and cyclists.
May 29, 2022
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority joins the nation as it celebrates the 124th National Flag Day observed every 28th of May. All Filipinos are encouraged to display the Philippine flag in all offices, agencies and instruments of government, business establishments, schools, and private homes from May 28 until June 12.
May 28, 2022
MMDA Chairman Romando Artes declares the agency's complete support for the Department of Health’s “Sabay SaVaxx Kontra COVID” campaign, which kicked off in Mandaluyong City with the rollout of the second vaccine booster shots for healthcare workers and senior citizens.
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 Pocari 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.