To address the traffic congestion in various areas in Bacolod City, the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) will hold a training for its traffic enforcers. This is to implement the Traffic Master Plan recommended by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Police Lieutenant Colonel Luisito Acebuche, head of BTAO, said that they are now finalizing the schedule of training this month. He added that once the plan is implemented, it will help improve the traffic situation .
More cops to be deployed for MassKara Festival
The 40th Masskara Festival will invite a lot of people from all walks of life to come and witness the street dance parade and other exciting activities in Bacolod City. Since many visitors are expected, the Police Regional Office (PRO) in Western Visayas will deploy 1,600 cops during the festival for safety .
According to Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) spokesperson and Deputy Director, deployed personnel will be spread out in festival sites such as the Government Center, the Lacson tourism strip, and the Bacolod Public Plaza.
BCPO also requested to PNP national headquarters a total gun ban and signal jamming during the festival. They are also finalizing their security plans and contingency plans for incidents and accidents that may occur during the festival.