Task Force Alamid formed for Christmas season traffic

Oct 26, 2017 | Same topic: Latest traffic updates
Task Force Alamid will operate until December 31, 2017.

The Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (IACT) has organizes a special team named Task Force Alamid to attack serious traffic problems in Christmas season.

The group gathers traffic enforcers from Philippine National Police (PNP), the Metro Manila and Development Authority (MMDA), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s members, some Ligtas Patrol volunteers, city police and Highway Patrol Group. Its name is inspired by the Filipino name of a civet cat, which usually works at night and is well-known for its agility.

Task Force Alamid team

The Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (IACT) has organizes a special team named Task Force Alamid

At the request of Malacañang, Task Force Alamid was established to address problems in city-center traffic in general and in arresting illegally parked vehicles, controlling traffic flow, implementing laws, restraining distracted and drunk driving as well as road clearing in particular. Their mission is to operate around 24 hours on chokepoints of traffic in Metro Manila and surrounding cities.

In detail, the team will be in charge of controlling and easing traffic flow at crowded transportation centers such as seaports, airports and bus stations. Additionally, the members of the group will also support people in special routes like the Christmas and airport lanes.

Task Force Alamid team

The team will be in charge of controlling and easing traffic flow at crowded transportation centers 

The group has been assigned to issue citation tickets in accordance with the penalties and violations under Joint Administrative Order (JAO) in airports and neighboring areas.  

Christmas season is coming closer and Metro Manila traffic is also warned to be the most challenging than ever. Therefore, Task Force Alamid will carry out their function during the Christmas time, until December 31, according to latest traffic updates.

Task Force Alamid team

Task Force Alamid will carry out their function during the Christmas time, until December 31st

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