MMDA opens new Christmas lanes


Alternative routes for the holiday season

In anticipation to an increase in traffic volume this Christmas season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has identified 12 alternate routes or the so-called Christmas lanes to aid motorists in planning their route for the holidays.

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino is encouraging the public to use these new Christmas Lanes as it avoids major roads and covers routes leading to and from shopping centers in Makati City, Pasay, Quezon City, San Juan, Manila, and Marikina where traffic volume is usually heavy during the month of December.

"We're hoping that these Christmas Lanes will help motorists plan their trips well and avoid traffic congestion," the MMDA chief said.

The following are the new Christmas Lanes:

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