2 weeks MMDA suspends Pasig River ferry operations Manilatimes
THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) again suspended the operations of the Pasig River Ferry Service (PRFS) because of the huge amount of water hyacinth that blanketed the waterway. In an advisory released on Wednesday, the MMDA said that all its eight stations were closed. “For the safety of the riding public, the PRFS will resume normal operations as soon as the Pasig River becomes passable,” MMDA said. Ferry operations were suspended last week for the same reason. On Friday, October 9, full ferry operations resumed. The agency regularly conducts clearing operations to remove the invasive plants that usually appear during the rainy season. The MMDA said ... more