The Makati Parking Authority (MAPA): An Overview

History. In the mid 80’s, as more and more vehicles began to choke the streets of the MCBD, complaints wre rife about the traffic situation andthe lack of on-street parking space. In 1987, th

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New street signs kick off district-wide wayfinding system

Anyone who has walked or driven along Ayala Avenue lately shouldhave noticed the new street signs on every street corner, from Apartment Ridge in the south all the way to Gil Puyat in the north.

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Sanitation drive intensifies with closing of drainage inlets

Remember those drainage inlets at the sidewalks, those ground-levelhorizontal holes that allow water to flow from the streets into underground culverts? Well, they are now a thing of the past in th

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Legazpi Underpass, Active Park under renovation

Things are moving at a fast clip in the MCBD. Ever on the lookout forfacilities and machines that need improvement or replacement fromthe effects of wear and tear, we are currently undertaking renov

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Board of Governors reelected

Successful organizations share two hallmarks—continuity and change. Continuity is a cherished core value of an organization with a clear vision of what it wants to be/become and a clear definit

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Escalator Replacement Program underway, 11 new ones installed

It was in 1995 when the Association started concretizing its then newly- hatched pedestrianization plan for the MCBD. The plan called for theconstruction of three levels of walkways— on grade, und

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MaCEA preps for move to new home

MaCEA is moving to a new home! Soon. The vision of a new MaCEAbuilding— as gleaned in the architect’s drawing—is slowly but surely takingconcrete form, as it rises from the ground up at the so

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CLEANLINESS & BEAUTIFICATION

The space below the vehicular overpass at the corner of A. Arnaiz Ave. and Amorsolo St. has been adorned with a green wall, a veritable vertical garden that at once fights air pollution and prettifi

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PARKS & CAR PARKS

In an urban hub of steel, cement and glass, a patch of green is always held dear, as precious as an oasis in a desert. Three such nooks are found in the MCBD, places to repair to for quiet conversati

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ROADS & SIDEWALKS

With the sidewalks taken care of under the Sidewalk Enhancement and the Covered Walkway Projects, the other focal point is maintenance and improvement of the district’s road network. Improvement

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