MMDA Memorandum Circular No. 16, s. 2013


Published: 2013-12-07

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Tags: departmental issuances, Metro Manila Development Authority MEMURANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 16
Series of 2013

TO                   :           ALL CONCERNED

SUBJECT      :           IMPLEMENTING A TEMPORARY MODIFIED TRUCK BAN IN METROPOLITAN MANILA ON DECEMBER 13 TO 20, 2013 DUE TO THE INCREASED VEHICLE VOLUME DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON, AND FOR THIS PURPOSE TEMPORARILY MODIFYING MMDA RESOLUTION NO. 07-05, SERIES OF 2007

DATE              :           DECEMBER 5, 2013
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1.0      INTRODUCTION:

1.1 Heavy volume of vehicles are expected in all streets of Metropolitan Manila during the Christmas Season.

1.2 In order to manage the expected heavy traffic and ensure the smooth flow of traffic during the Christmas Season, it is necessary to temporarily modify the Uniform Truck Ban coverage set forth in MMDA Resolution No. 07-05, Series of 2007 (the Truck Ban Ordinance) as herein provided.

2.0 TEMPORARY MODIFICATION OF TRUCK BAN ORDINANCE:

2.1 In view of the foregoing, a temporary modified total truck ban in Metropolitan Manila will be implemented by this Authority from December 13 until December 20, 2013. During this period, the Uniform Truck Ban Hours in Metro Manila shall be from 6:00 A.M to 10:00 P.M (hereinafter, the Temporary Modified Truck Ban)

2.2 For this purpose, the Truck Ban Ordinance implementing uniform truck ban hours in Metropolitan Manila from 6:00 A.M to 10:00 A.M and from 5:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M everyday except Sundays and Holidays (hereinafter, the Uniform Truck Ban) shall be modified as provided in Section 2.1 above, from December 13 until December 20, 2013.

2.3 Routes from SLEX to Pier via South Superhighway and vice versa & routes from NLEX to Pier via A. Bonifacio Avenue and vice versa shall be exempted from Section 2.1 but shall be on Status Quo and observe the Truck Ban Ordinance Implementing Uniform Truck Ban Hours in Metro Manila from 6:00 A.M to 10:00 A.M and from 5:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M.

2.4 Edsa will remain as a Total Truck Ban route for 24 hours.

2.5 The Temporary Modified Truck Ban shall be lifted on December 21, Truck Ban Ordinance Implementing Uniform Truck Ban Hours in Metro Manila from 6:00 A.M to 10:00 A.M and from 5:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M everyday except Sundays and Holidays shall be reinstated.

2.6 Not withstanding the foregoing, MMDA Resolution No. 08-08, Series of 2008 which exempts all cargo trucks and other similar vehicles loaded with agricultural foodstuff from the Truck Ban Ordinance, shall continue to be in effect and shall not be covered by this Resolution

3.0  EFFECTIVITY

3.1 This Memorandum Circular shall be implemented from December 13 until December 20, 2013

From your information and guidance

(Sgd.) ATTY. FRANCIS N. TOLENTINO

Chairman

















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