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“We hope that this settles the matter”
Yesterday, news of a possible EDSA tollway broke online following an interview with Department of Transportation (DOTr) assistant secretary Alberto Suansing. In it, the official suggested that such a system could reduce the number of cars on the thoroughfare and generate revenue,
More units are scheduled to follow
The EDSA Busway has been a hot topic of late, mainly because of the concrete barriers that separate it from the rest of the busy thoroughfare's lanes. This is hardly the only perceived flaw in the setup, though.Other issues that
The budget would come from the ‘Bayanihan 2’ bill.
The Department of Transportation said Thursday that it would need P1.04 billion to establish a bike lane network in Metro Manila to provide commuters an alternative during the general community quarantine.The proposed bike lanes will be 1.2 to 1.
The initial segments of both toll roads will take around 24 months to complete
San Miguel Holdings Corporation (SMHC) is in talks with the government to build two new road projects seen to ease traffic both within and outside Metro Manila, according to the Department of Transportation. The project, first reported on Business World and later
The train line now has enough personnel
Good news: MRT-3 management has announced that it has mustered enough employees to resume limited operations this Monday, July 13, 2020. The news comes after trips were suspended earlier this week due to the spread of COVID-19 among train line
Buses are now assigned to EDSA’s innermost lanes
Love them or hate them, buses are an integral part of EDSA. And while we've gotten used to seeing them on the outermost lanes of the thoroughfare, a new system is now being tested. Interim operations of the EDSA busway began
Will this work in the long run?
We finally have a good look at what the stations along EDSA's inner bus lanes look like, and frankly, they appear rather nice.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) shared photos of completed bus stops along the EDSA Busway on social media
They must first comply with health standards
Jeepneys may soon ply the roads again as the national government works on the gradual ease of transportation restrictions, the Palace said on June 18, 2020. According to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, jeepneys may soon ferry passengers again if the vehicles are
Did you take public transport yesterday?
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking into allowing jeepneys to operate during general community quarantine (GCQ) areas earlier than planned-but it will still depend on the need for public transportation options."Kung hindi sufficient yung bus na yan, ang next
After working hours were extended during ECQ
The Department of Transportation is eyeing the completion of MRT-3 rail replacement works as early as September 30 of this year-or five months ahead of the original February 2021 target completion date-thanks to the extension of repair hours from
Be informed
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has shared physical distancing guidelines for buses, jeepneys, and other PUVs allowed to operate during the general community quarantine period (GCQ).Just to make things clear, Metro Manila is still under an enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ),
The proposal has been forwarded
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on April 22, 2020, that it is looking into the partial resumption of some mass public transportation services during the COVID-19 crisis.According to DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, buses and train lines may soon begin
Pilot-run updates, ownership issues, and the rider cap will be discussed
Amid the ongoing debacle surrounding the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis, the Senate Committee on Public Services has announced that it will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, to discuss the regulation of motorcycles-for-hire in
DOTr and Toyota officials try it out
Nobody likes working on a Sunday, but there are things worth making time for. In this case, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) all gathered today to try out the latter's modern Hilux-based PUV.
OSG lawyers of Tugade, Medialdea, Galvante came in full force
Last week, members of the Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) arrived at the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) not in their riding boots and astride their big bikes, but in neatly pressed business suits and driving four-wheeled vehicles for the first
Have you tried paying online?
Have you tried transacting with Philippine Land Transportation Office (LTO) online? If not, you should. It's a major step up versus in previous years, when lining up for hours upon hours just to renew a license was the norm.We know
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
We got it straight from the horse’s mouth
After a long-drawn-out struggle, the government has finally decided to allow ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas to resume operations via a pilot run in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu, in time for the opening of classes next month."I am
General guidelines and fare matrix have been released
Less than a week after Angkas riders held a big gathering in Quezon City to press for the resumption of their operations, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is finally allowing this ride-hailing motorcycle company to conduct pilot runs in Metro Manila
To ensure there are enough buses for travelers during Holy Week
With Holy Week fast approaching, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will implement Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana Santa to provide a smooth commuting experience for everyone.Under the instructions of Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary Arthur Tugade, the LTFRB will
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