A bridge between Malabon and Valenzuela might soon be in the works
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) held its Weekly Economic Briefing at Malacañang earlier today to discuss status updates regarding ongoing infrastructure projects, particularly those under the jurisdiction of the Philippine National Railways (PNR).PNR general manager Junn Magno said during the
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The Ninoy Aquino Internation Airport (NAIA) might be about to get a helping hand in its battle against decongestion.In a Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is set to be granted the new Bulacan
We’re hoping to see it soon
In case you missed it, Mayor Isko Moreno caused quite the buzz yesterday as he called for the complete pullout of all electric tricycle (e-trike) units across Manila City. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has since responded to the mayor's
Speedsters, beware
Speed limits are often neglected here in the Philippines. Even outside of tollways, you might find drivers who feel like the world is a racetrack, and that poses a huge safety concern. You see, each road has a designated speed limit, as
“If First World countries and cities allow it, why can’t we?”
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has instructed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow hatchbacks-including the previously delisted units-to resume operations as transport network vehicle network services (TNVS) units.The agency released the announcement via Facebook earlier
Along with 73 modern PUVs that will run 9 new routes across Region X
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has been quite busy lately with the recent launches for its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) across the country.At the start of July, the agency rolled out its PUV Modern Caravan, then followed it up
These new public transport vehicles look ready to take on Philippine roads
The Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) has been in full swing since its launch in 2017. This week, the program took another giant step toward full implementation as it deployed new batches of modern PUVs for public use.The Land Transportation
The DOTr says new rails are set to be installed later this year
Only those who ride the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) daily truly understand how unbearable it is at times. It's not just the lack of proper air-conditioning that makes it so, but also the occasional breakdowns that leave everyone
Get the chance to see the company’s modern jeepneys
As part of its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the government has officially launched the Modern PUV Caravan. Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) continues its support for the program through its participation in the festivities earlier today.The Japanese manufacturer will be
You need to get a ‘Student Pass’ first
In case you missed it, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that students will be allowed to ride select train lines for free from Monday to Friday (except holidays), and during select hours of the day.This student freebie begins on
Exciting times ahead
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that students can now ride several major rail lines absolutely free of charge.According to agency secretary Arthur Tugade, students can now ride the MRT-3, LRT-2 and PNR for free, Mondays to Fridays (
This includes all official bus stops and rest areas
Remember the bill that sought free WiFi access and toilet usage for passengers at land transport terminals? Here's some good news for all you commuters reading this-it has officially been passed into law.Republic Act No. 11311 (RA 11311), also
Stations in San Fernando and Angeles eyed
Some good news for the folks up in Pampanga: The government is now studying a proposal to set up a new mass transit system in the province.The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) was recently briefed on an ongoing study for
Right choice?
It looks like the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is beefing up its emergency-response capabilities.The country's maritime law-enforcement body recently acquired a handful of new vehicles and equipment meant to further prepare it for typhoons and other calamities expected
Let’s get this thing rolling
Want an idea of just how big an undertaking the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) is for the Department of Transportation (DOTr)? This photo might help.It's an image of the cutter head that will be used by the project's
We’ll let you weigh in on this one
Electric kick scooters, or e-scooters as we call them, are great alternatives to using public transport to get around the metro. They can help you beat Metro Manila traffic, and they're lightweight, portable, and-most important-environment-friendly.You might
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