Formulate, coordinate and regulate the implementation of medium and long term plans and programs for the delivery of metro-wide services, land use and physical development within Metropolitan Manila, consistent with national development objectives and priorities.
Prepare, coordinate and regulate the implementation of medium term investment programs tor metro-wide services which shall indicate sources and uses of funds for priority programs and projects, which shall include the packaging of projects and presentation to funding institutions;
Undertake and manage on its own metro-wide programs and projects for the delivery of specific services under its jurisdiction subject to the approval of the Council. For this purpose, MMDA can create appropriate project management offices;
Coordinate and monitor the implementation of such plans, programs and projects in Metro Manila; identify bottlenecks and adopt solutions to problems of implementation; and
The MMDA shall set the policies concerning traffic in Metropolitan Manila, and coordinate and regulate the implementation of all programs and projects concerning traffic management specifically pertaining to enforcement, engineering and education. Upon request, it shall be extended assistance and cooperation, including but not limited to, assignment of personnel, by all other government agencies and offices concerned.
Install and administer a single ticketing system, fix, impose and collect fines and penalties for all kinds of violations of traffic rules and regulations, whether moving or non-moving in nature, and confiscate and suspend or revoke driver's licenses in the enforcement of such traffic laws and regulations, the provisions of RA 4136 and PD 1605 to the contrary notwithstanding. For this purpose, the Authority shall enforce all traffic laws and regulations in Metro Manila, through its traffic operation center, and may deputized members of the PNP, traffic enforcers of local government units, duly licensed security guards or members of non-governmental organizations to whom may be delegated certain authority, subject to such conditions and requirements as the Authority may impose.
Perform other related functions required to achieve the objectives of the MMDA, including the undertaking of delivery of basic services to the local government units when deemed necessary, subject to prior coordination with and consent of the local government unit concerned.