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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
According to the Department of Transportation
The Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) began operations on November 5, and in its early days, it is apparently garnering mixed reviews from passengers-some of whom are still unfamiliar with the bus routes terminate at, pass through, and depart from
Good news?
You're probably aware of the recent uproar on social media over vehicle modification guidelines. After meetings with various stakeholders in the modified vehicles community, the Land Transportation Office (LTO), with guidance from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), is recommending an accreditation
For the island’s reopening
After its government-sanctioned rehabilitation, the island of Boracay is open to the public once again. Just in time for the reopening, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) turned over three PUV units to Grab Philippines for use on the island. The ceremony was
We wouldn't mind seeing this on the road
Remember last week when several reports emerged that the government's PUV Modernization Program might be delayed? Well, if the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) recent actions are anything to go by, those reports might not ring true.A few
South residents, take note
Point-to-point (P2P) buses are fast becoming the preferred daily transport option for a lot of people. Sure, we love using and driving our cars, but with traffic getting increasingly worse, something has to give. We give all the credit in
The government fires back
Earlier today, the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court granted a preliminary injunction to ride-hailing service Angkas, which prevents the government from interfering with their operations until a final ruling is made. The governing bodies in power and Angkas have rarely gotten
Right call
Well, it looks like the government has finally stepped in. The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released a statement on social media, asking motorists to be cautious when participating in the #inmyfeelingschallenge. Great.In a status posted on Facebook, the agency
Not a good look
Those of you who follow the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) social media accounts will know that the agency likes to trumpet its projects and programs every now and then. But what exactly is the status of their implementation? According to a
It's a start, at least
A lot of motorists are still waiting on their plates from the Land Transportation Office (LTO), but it's nice to see that progress is finally being made. Today, the Department of Transportation through the LTO has turned over the plates for
Says TNVS regulation will benefit everyone
Today, Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary Arthur Tugade signed a Department Order giving the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) full authority to regulate TNCs (transport network company) and TNVS (transport network vehicle service) that operate under it. As all of
PH and Japan sign loan agreement for Mega Manila Subway
The much-anticipated Mega Manila Subway project, which claims a travel time of 31 minutes from Quezon City to Taguig, is now one step closer to reality. Yesterday, officials from the Philippine and Japanese governments formally signed the first tranche of the
Yay or nay?
Before the new year, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) gave word that they were set to finally implement some hard ground rules on car tints in 2018. The reason, they explained, was that traffic enforcers were having a hard time enforcing the
Your days are numbered
Regardless of where you stand on the PUV modernization debate, you can't deny that toxic smoke from dilapidated jeepneys has festered in our airspace for far too long. It's a problem that affects everyone: The people who drive the jeepneys,
But they must pass a test first
As reported by CNN Philippines, Department of Transportation undersecretary Tim Orbos says that jeepneys over 15 years old can still operate until 2020 on the condition that they undergo and pass a roadworthiness test first."The 15-year-old aspect, hindi na
Uh, oh
The government's proposed PUV modernization program has been met with its fair share of critics. Chief among them are a number of transport groups who have been very vocal about their opposition. However, during the ongoing Senate committee hearing chaired by
A stern warning to PISTON
The ongoing protests by transport groups opposing the government's PUV modernization program has reached another development. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has issued a warning to the PISTON group regarding its planned strike on December 4 and 5. The drivers and
Out with the old, in with the new
One of the many hot-button motoring issues of 2017 has been the government's PUV modernization program. Many arguments have been put forward both in favor and against it from different sides of the fence. Now, it appears we won't
Let's hope justice is served
Authorities have finally summoned Maria Isabel Lopez for her ASEAN lane stunt last Saturday, November 11.According to a Facebook post released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) earlier today, the summons was issued by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) yesterday, November
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