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The goal is to have 34 bike racks across all northbound and southbound stations
Bicycles have been a go-to mode of transportation during this ongoing pandemic. They're much more affordable than things like electric kick scooters, not to mention more cost-efficient. However, the problem of infrastructure for cyclists in Metro Manila still remains.
Check out the DOTr’s latest progress update video
Public transportation hasn't been much of a bright spot lately, but we have some news that will hopefully put smiles on commuters' faces: the MRT-7 is now 58.95% complete as of June 2020.It's been quite a while
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
This adds three hours and 30 minutes to the daily bus operations
Taking public transport has been problematic since this pandemic began, to say the least. And just recently, things went further downhill after MRT-3 personnel tested positive for COVID-19.The rail line was initially expected run fewer trains following that development,
Sixteen of those who tested positive are ticket sellers
After temporarily shutting down its operations yesterday, July 7, the management of the MRT-3 has identified the workplaces and working times of its personnel who contracted the coronavirus. This information will help in contact-tracing efforts involving passengers who had direct
Uh-oh
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced today, July 6, that MRT-3 operations will be suspended to make way for the swab testing of all its personnel for COVID-19. The announcement comes after the number of positive cases among employees of
Was opening the train line the right move?
This wasn't the kind of look the government was aiming for when it resumed public transport operations following a months-long hiatus.In a recent Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it is ramping up MRT-3 health
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For rail replacement works
Attention MRT-3 regulars (or what's left of those who take the train, anyway): The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the train line will be suspending operations for a handful of weekends from July to September.The affected weekends will
We can only dream
It was the stuff of nightmares for every Metro Manila commuter: A freak rainstorm had turned the city into even more of a dreaded traffic hellhole than it usually is. Carlo Maala, in his late 20s in 2017, was making his way
Things were pretty orderly, actually
It seems that on this first day of general community quarantine (GCQ) in the metro, traffic along EDSA has returned to the sorry state that we've been accustomed to over the years. The situation at the MRT stations, however, was entirely
Commuters of the metro, welcome to the ‘new normal’
Once the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila is lifted, the different modes of public transport will finally resume operations-albeit at limited capacities-and this includes the major rail lines in the capital.Considering how trains are usually packed with
As if queues didn’t take long enough already
Commuters in Metro Manila know how difficult it is to practice social distancing when riding public transport, especially when traveling via the city's trains. This is why the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will only allow the major rail lines to resume
‘We miss commuting.’ It’s kind of weird hearing yourself say that.
People say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Well, it's been a good couple of weeks now since we last took public transportation and, for all the s*** the daily grind puts us through, and
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
The agency has clarified the matter contrary to recent reports
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) announced this week that the resumption of the MRT rehabilitation project has been approved, provided that certain guidelines are complied with. "The IATF approves the request of the
If possible, just stay at home
In case you didn't stay up for President Rodrigo Duterte's press conference last night, the nation is now under COVID-19 code red sublevel 2.In this situation, domestic travel by air, sea, and land to and from Metro Manila
Do you take these rail lines daily?
Wary of driving because of the spread of COVID-19 in Metro Manila? Just imagine what Metro Manila's countless commuters are going through at the moment-specifically, those who take the train on a daily basis.Cramped, confined train cabins are
Of course, commuting is hell for any gender
There is no doubt that the hellish ordeal known as the Metro Manila daily commute chooses no gender. But to celebrate International Women's Day we wanted to share what going from point A to B is like for ladies. Many women
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