The Land Transportation Office (DOTr) has had its fair share of ups and downs these past few months. But on Monday, May 22, 2023, a shock announcement came from the agency: Assistant Secretary Jose Arturo 'Jay Art' Tugade has announced that he
Today marks the end of an era for the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Specifically, we're referring to Arthur Tugade's stint as the country's top transport official, as his successor Jaime Bautista was officially handed the reins to the agency.
Road trips are nice, but if you aren't too fond of exerting yourself via a long stint behind the wheel, taking a provincial bus or rail line is still the way to go.Agree? Then those of you heading down south
After a brief hiatus due to COVID-19, Ninoy Aquino International Airport's (NAIA) shuttle services are back and ready to serve frequent airport goers.In a Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that NAIA shuttle services in between airport
Getting around Metro Manila is about to get a whole lot more difficult-at least if you still haven't been vaccinated.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released Department Order number 2022-001, which limits the movement of unvaccinated individuals in
A total of 17 bike racks have been installed so far
The Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it has installed more bike racks in MRT-3 stations to accommodate the growing number of commuters whose new normal routes include bicycles and trains.A total of 17 out of the planned 34 bike
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.