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MMDA: Number coding in effect Monday, Dec. 26

December 26, 2011 7:49am

After lifting the number coding scheme last Friday afternoon, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Monday there will be no lifting of the scheme on the first working day after Christmas.
In a post on its Twitter account Sunday night, the MMDA clarified the number coding scheme is to be implemented for the day.
"Advisory: Number Coding is implemented (Dec. 26)," it said.
The MMDA's tweet was in response to queries from netizens on whether the number coding would be in effect on Monday.
Monday, Dec. 26, is not considered a holiday. 
"Yes there's number coding," the MMDA replied to repeated tweets from netizens.
Under the number coding scheme, vehicles with plate numbers ending in 1 and 2 are barred from Metro Manila's main thoroughfares from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Last Friday, the MMDA said the number coding would remain in effect, but eventually lifted it at 1 p.m. –KG, GMA News
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