Panghuhuli sa mga colorum at out-of-line vehicle, pinaigting ng MMDA
admin • August 6, 2014 • 5112
Sinimulan na ngayong araw ang mas pinaiigting na panghuhuli ng Metro Manila Development Authority o MMDA sa mga colorum at out-of-line na mga pampublikong sasakyan (UNTV News)
MANILA, Philippines — Personal na nag-inspeksyon si MMDA Chairman Atty. Francis Tolentino kaninang umaga sa mga sasakyang dumadaan sa southbound lane ng EDSA-Balintawak kaugnay ng pagpapaigting sa Oplan: Project Disiplina at Traffic Rules Reinforcement.
Ang resulta, nakahuli ng dalawang colorum na asian utility vehicles, isang colorum na bus at pitong out-of-line bus.
Ayon kay Chairman Tolentino, sumusobra na ang sikip ng traffic sa EDSA kaya kinakailangang paigtingin ang paninita at panghuhuli sa mga colorum o walang prangkisa at out-of-line vehicles.
Nang tanungin kung may conflict ba sa tungkulin ng ibang ahensya ng pamahalaan ang ginagawa nilang panghuhuli sa mga sasakyang lumalabag sa batas trapiko, ang sagot ng MMDA chairman, “maaaring exempted sa ibang ahensya pero dahil sa may resolution ang Metro Manila Council na talagang nagpapasikip sa daan, mga colorum ito, huhulihin namin.”
Dagdag pa nito, bahagi pa rin ito ng programa ng mmda upang mabawasan ang bulto ng mga sasakyan na lalong nagpapala sa trapiko sa EDSA.
“Eh kasi sobra nga ang traffic eh, pinapasok yung colorum so kailangang ihinto na ito,” ani Tolentino.
Ang mga nahuling colorum at out-of-line vehicles ay dinala sa impounding area ng MMDA sa Tomana at pagmumultahin ng anim na libong piso bukod pa sa halagang ibabayad sa impounding area.
Bagaman may itinalagang free shuttle ang MMDA para sa mga pasaherong naapektuhan ng panghuhuli.
“Wala tayong magagawa sa kanila, diskarte nila yan eh, wala pa po, galit ang mga tao,” ani Tonaldo Tiongson na isang pasahero.
Ayon din sa MMDA, gagawin nilang araw-araw ang paninita at pag-iinspeksyon sa mga sasakyan sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng Metro Manila. (Rosalie Coz, UNTV News)
Mit Javellana and her family were on their way to the hospital. Her son, Earl, was having chills due to high fever and was in need of medical attention.
But their car was not moving due to the severe traffic and they had no choice but to forcefully make their way through just to get to the hospital.
An MMDA officer, Jeremi Lukban, noticed and approached them.
“Nung malaman niyang papuntang ER, nag-offer siya na buhatin si Earl at naglakad na lang pa-ospital (When he learned that we are going to the ER, he offered to carry Earl and walked to the hospital),” Mit said in her Facebook post.
MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim lauded Lukban’s action and reminded the public to never hesitate to ask the MMDA for any assistance.
“Lagi tayong handang tumulong sa ating mga kababayan (We are always ready to help our fellowmen),” he said in his Facebook post.—AAC
MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced the closure of some roads in Manila on January 9 to give way to the annual Traslacion event of the Catholic community.
In an advisory, the MMDA said the following roads will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic as these will serve as the procession’s route:
Katigbak Road thru Padre Burgos St.
Finance Road thru Ayala Boulevard
Duque de Alba St.
Concepcion Aguila St.
Hidalgo thru Plaza Del Carmen
Bilibid Viejo thru Gil Puyat
JP De Guzman St.
Palanca St. thru under Quezon Bridge
Villalobos thru Plaza Miranda
MMDA chairman Danilo Lim said he has ordered these roads be cleared of obstruction and debris for the safety of the devotees.
He added that tents, plastic barriers and fences are also now being set up at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila where several activities in connection with the procession will be held.
The MMDA said it will deploy 1,000 personnel to help ensure the peaceful and orderly conduct of the procession.
“Our action plan is already in place. Aside from manpower, ambulances, road emergency vehicles, traffic mobile cars, and other necessary equipment will also be dispatched,” Lim said.
The agency will also position street sweepers and road clearing group members at the tail of the procession to immediately clear roads of all types of clutter.
MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has reminded motorists that the number coding scheme for private and public utility vehicles will be lifted in several dates this week and the next in light of the holiday season.
In an advisory, the MMDA said the number coding scheme for private and other public utility vehicles will be suspended from December 23 to 25, 2019, from December 30 to 31, and January 1, 2020.
Meanwhile, the number coding policy for provincial buses is suspended from December 23 to 27, 2019, from December 30 to 31, 2019, and from January 1 to 2, 2020.
The MMDA said this is to accommodate more passengers that may travel to provinces and back to spend the holidays.
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