THE city of Muntinlupa, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are ready for the opening of the South Bus Terminal in Alabang Muntinlupa. A meeting was held on Tuesday where the LTFRB submitted the list of 556 buses from Southern Luzon, Bicol and Visayas which will use the terminal. LTFRB Chairman Atty. Winston Ginez they are just waiting for the final go-signal from Muntinlupa City to make sure that all is well coordinated with LTFRB, MMDA and their local enforcers to ensure smooth flow of traffic in the area. Also present in the meeting were Alex Yague, president of Provincial Bus Operators Association of the Philippine, and Jovy Simundac, president of Southern Luzon Bus Operators Association. The 583 buses with routes ending in Lawton, Manila will remain status quo pending talks between Pasay City Mayor Antonino Calixto, Cultural Center of the Philippines and Philippine National Construction Corp. on designating an area for buses without terminals at the LRT station in Buendia Ave. The LTFRB will meet with mayors of Quezon City, Caloocan, Valenzuela, Malabon and Navotas and MMDA to assign areas for 226 buses from Northern Luzon whose end points in Metro Manila are in Balintawak, Central Integrated Terminal and Metro Manila.