Yesterday, we posted a story about the proposal for removing the “window hours” on EDSA and C5.
Today, the date of its implementation was revealed.
There will no longer be a “window hours” along EDSA and C5 starting October 31.
This is according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
Apparently, with the removal of “window hours,” the volume of vehicles plying both highways is expected to drop by 20%. Hopefully, this will make traffic “more bearable.”
The “window hours” refer to the time between 10AM to 3PM, when vehicles affected by the number coding scheme are allowed to pass without getting apprehended.
The current number coding scheme bans vehicles with plate numbers ending with 1 and 2 on Mondays, 3 and 4 on Tuesdays, 5 and 6 on Wednesdays, 7 and 8 on Thursdays, 9 and 0 on Fridays.
What do you think of this proposed change on the number coding scheme?