Number Coding Scheme Starts Today

After more than a year, the number coding scheme will be re-implemented in Metro Manila under the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP). Number coding was indefinitely suspended in March 2020 when the pandemic hit our country and Metro Manila was under hard lockdown for many months. Is this good news? Let’s see. Unlike inContinue reading “Number Coding Scheme Starts Today”

No More Window Hours in Metro Manila’ Number Coding Scheme

If your car’s plate is on ‘coding’ for the day, you shall not be able to drive it anywhere until 8PM – no more window hours anywhere in the metro. Before this was announced yesterday, car owners can still use their vehicles during the window hours in Malabon, San Juan, Manila, Valenzuela, Paranaque, and Pasig. Continue reading “No More Window Hours in Metro Manila’ Number Coding Scheme”

3-Digit Number Coding Scheme for the Holidays: Agree or Disagree?

Back in October, a proposal to have students’ Christmas breaks be declared earlier than usual to help ease traffic congestion was raised.  The proposal was met with criticisms because it posed a negative impact on school calendars and significant activities such as periodical examinations and graduation ceremonies. This week, a new proposal to address trafficContinue reading “3-Digit Number Coding Scheme for the Holidays: Agree or Disagree?”

No More ‘Window Hours’ Under the Number Coding Scheme

If your car’s plate number is on ‘coding’, you will have to wait until after 7:00PM before you can start driving down Metro Manila roads.  There will no longer be any ‘window hours’ between 10:00AM to 3:00PM, beginning October 25, 2016 that is. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), this is one ofContinue reading “No More ‘Window Hours’ Under the Number Coding Scheme”