MMDA Retains Exemption of PWDs from Vehicular Coding

September 6, 2010

As requested by NCDA, MMDA Secretary Atty. Francis N. Tolentino retained the exemption of motorists with disabilities from vehicular coding known as the UVVRP or “Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program”. UVVRP is MMDA’s move to decrease the volume of motorists for better traffic management in Metro Manila.

With inadequate accessible transport system, this development will greatly boost the mobility of persons with disabilities in the National Capital Region, to get to their places of work and other destinations. The Council notes that this could well be MMDA’s pitch to support Articles 9, 19 and 20 of the “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”(CRPD) ratified by the country last April 15, 2008, Articles ,19 and 20.

Requiring in Securing the Exemption of PWDs from the UVVRP/Number Coding Scheme are as follows:

1. PWD request letter explaining the exemption. In case the vehicles is not registered in the PWD’s name, please indicate in the letter that it is registered under the name of your parents/guardian;

Address the letter to Atty. Francis N. Tolentino
Chairman
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
MMDA Building, EDSA corner Orense Street
Guadalupe, Makati City

Contact Nos.: 882-2626; 882-0854; 882-0893; 882-0871

2. Medical Certificate; and
3. O.R. C. R.

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