MMDA Opens A number of Bike Shelters For The Wet Season

Bike riders are rising in numbers daily. Out on our town roads the place the whole lot is made with handiest vehicles in attention, it makes us satisfied to peer that the Metropolitan Manila Construction Authority (MMDA) has considered the security of motorbike riders, particularly throughout this wet season. The MMDA has opened a number of motorbike shelters for riders to take use throughout the wet season.

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The bottom degree of the Quezon Road Flyover now additionally acts as an emergency prevent for bikes. On every occasion motorbike riders want to prevent and take safe haven throughout heavy rains, they gained’t want to prevent in unsafe spaces at the street because the emergency lay-bys arrange by way of the MMDA have sufficient automobile parking space for riders or even include transparent front and go out indicators to steer clear of chaos and confusion.

Motorcyclists generally take safe haven underneath flyovers when surprising rains hit, which poses an enormous possibility for themselves and different motorists at the street dashing by way of.

For this reason MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos directed the putting in of emergency motorbike shelters for them to make use of throughout the wet months. He has mentioned that “We perceive the plight of motorbike riders when they have got to prevent in the midst of the street whilst looking ahead to the rain to prevent, it’s very dangerous for them as a result of they may get right into a street twist of fate. No less than with the emergency lay-by, they may be able to take quilt throughout heavy rains.”

MMDA Motorcycle Lay-bys

The Chairman additionally needs to remind the general public that those lay-bys are for use handiest throughout the wet season and now not each day. “Motorcyclists could be allowed to stick handiest when it’s raining. No parking will be allowed or they shall obtain a contravention price ticket for unlawful parking,” the chairman additional added.Except for the lay-by in Quezon Road, much more designated motorbike lay-bys are unfold in several spaces.

Listed here are the places:

  • EDSA – GMA Kamuning, Kamias, Santolan/Crame, Ortigas, Buendia, Tramo (left turning), and Roxas Side road
  • C-5 – Tandang Sora, Aurora Side road, C-5/Libis, Pasig Side road, and the underneath the C-5 Kalayaan increased U-turn.
  • Roxas Side road – Roxas Jr. flyover, Buendia flyover, and Roxas Side road-EDSA flyover on Beach Force.
  • SLEX – underneath the Metro Manila Skyway (dual carriageway) close to SLEX South Station toll gate and South Luzon Freeway (dual carriageway) close to Alabang Crimson Hill.