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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
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
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