A weekly update on the latest developments in local motoring centering on the country’s transportation concerns and traffic management issues in the Metro.
MMDA's Cleaning Operations Efforts
In line with the ongoing road problem which concerns obstruction, the
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority or the MMDA is consistent in
conducting clearing operations.
The MMDA is continuous with their clearing operations on different parts of
the metro. According to the agency, the efforts are part of the mandate of
the current administration directed to the MMDA.
So far, the MMDA says that they have cleared Baclaran, Balintawak, and most
peripheries of Quezon City in EDSA, in Pasay, and also in Mandaluyong. The
agency says these are in effort to maximize the use of the country's
remaining road networks as according to the MMDA, a huge number of road
networks cannot be used as of now.
Moreover, the MMDA says that solid waste management is also part of the
agency's mandate especially if it causes obstruction of the roads. However,
the agency clarifies that local governments also have their own efforts in
solving the matter.
With this, the government also reminds the public to cooperate and follow
the rules and regulations especially if the use of available road networks