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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
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
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