Now more than ever we need reliable local government
Since the government implemented an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, several issues on mobility arose due to the total ban on public transport across the region.Thankfully, several LGUs and government agencies were able to come up with the necessary solutions. The
Progress at last
The government is finally ironing out the details of its enhanced quarantine period over Luzon.Regarding frontline workers unable to make it to hospitals because of the Luzon-wide public transport ban, the InterAgency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging
Uh oh
Note: The image above is a file photo from our archives.Metro Manila's community quarantine period is off to a rough and possibly dangerous start.Commuters in some areas of the nation's capital were greeted this morning by large crowds
The LTFRB lists designated terminals for PUVs going in and out of the capital
The government had made a number of further clarifications regarding the Metro Manila quarantine over the weekend.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently released its social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport. Now, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (
In case you still plan on driving out
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak's impact on travel in the Philippines is becoming more apparent with every passing day.Motorcycle-taxi services have been suspended, strict social-distancing measures are being implemented on all forms of public transportation, and now, checkpoints
No jeepneys, buses, taxis, or trains will be allowed to operate at full capacity
Commuters, drivers, and PUV operators, take note: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the latest social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport amidst the current COVID-19 code red sublevel 2 situation in Metro Manila.If you've been
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
MMDA will crack down on erring PUV drivers starting March 9
Do you hate erring motorists just as much as the next guy? We know we do.If you share our sentiments, then get this: Starting Monday, March 9, 2020, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be deploying more personnel to aid
No longer just in Filipino and English
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) are taking further steps to make the Philippine driver's license exam more inclusive for prospective motorists across the country.In a Facebook post, the DOTr announced that it has directed
More than 10,000 riders are ready for deployment once a law is passed
As the pilot run program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for accredited motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and other areas in the country goes on, a new player has expressed readiness to throw its hat into the arena while expecting the
Construction has been put on hold by the QC local government
It appears the MRT-7 project has hit a snag.The Quezon City local government has put the rail line's construction on hold due to concerns surrounding the size of the MRT-7's Quezon Memorial Circle station (QMC). In a
Up from its original 20,000-rider allocation
After a series of back-and-forth arguments over the last couple of months, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its technical working group (TWG) came up with the decision last month to increase the rider cap of the motorcycle-taxi pilot
What do you think, commuters?
The ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run currently allows only three service providers to operate: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. Grab Philippines-which is not new to this type of service-clearly wants to be the fourth. If things work out well, that is.
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
These will ply the Alabang-Tutuban route after completing the necessary tests
We were treated to some good news in December when the Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled six new train coaches acquired from Indonesia. Following that, the agency and the Department of Transportation conducted an inaugural run of the new 'diesel multiple unit' (
As part of data gathering for the experimental scheme
Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have intensified their measures against illegal habal-habal operations in different parts of Metro Manila as the agency continues its data gathering on Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, the three companies authorized to
A step closer to signing the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act into law
Things are starting to look up for Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt.Following the announcement that the assigned technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation has agreed to continue and further expand the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run, two separate Senate
Will DOTr allow Angkas to take up the unused rider slots of JoyRide, Move It?
We bet you've already noticed the thinning number of Angkas riders in Metro Manila.This is mainly because the management of the company has heeded the warning of the technical working group (TWG) tasked by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to
To car owners with young kids, do you already own a child seat?
Have a car in your garage? Have a kid in your car? If your answer to both questions is yes, then we hope you own a proper child restraint system for your vehicle. It isn't just for your kid's sake,
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