MANILA – Thomas “Tim” Orbos, who served for over a year as Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager, has been appointed undersecretary at the Department of Transportation.
He replaced Anneli Lontoc as DOTr undersecretary.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade confirmed the appointment, texting “Yes” when asked about Orbos’ designation.
According to a News5 source, Orbos began work as Undersecretary for Roads on Monday (July 3).
Orbos played a key role in an Interagency Council for Traffic that crafted and refined policies to resolve Metro Manila’s horrendous traffic problems.