Modified number coding to take effect on June 8: MMDA

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 04 2020 01:50 PM

Workers paint markers for the bus augmentation lane at the northbound side of the Ortigas flyover on the first day of the General Community Quarantine in NCR on June 1, 2020. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA - A modified number coding scheme will be implemented on June 8 with exemptions as approved by all local government units in Metro Manila, transport authorities said Thursday. 

Private vehicles with 2 or more passengers (including the driver), vehicles driven or owned by doctors, nurses and medical personnel, and all authorized persons outside residence (APOR) are exempted, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said in an advisory.

Vehicles with just the driver are subject to the existing number coding scheme. 

Operators of ride-hailing services are required to put a signage so they can be identified as a transport network vehicle service or TNVS, it said.

Work and public transport resumed at limited capacity last June 1, when Metro Manila and other urban areas transitioned to a general community quarantine or GCQ after 11 weeks on lockdown or enhanced community quarantine.