Articles about Senate Bill

Another piece of legislation to watch
There's no way to sugarcoat the plight that our country's public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers face: They just aren't paid enough. This is especially important to keep in mind as the Philippines faces a struggling economy and fuel crisis.
Have you returned to the office?
At first glance, being able to work from home seems like a win-win proposition for all involved. Remote employees eliminate a grueling commute from their daily routine, and employers get a better-rested and more efficient workforce.It isn't perfect,
It aims to reduce accidents and, ultimately, make roads safer
A measure has been filed in the Senate mandating government agencies to set up road and public safety signage that follow international standards to help reduce car accidents and other hazards.Senator Grace Poe put forward the Public Safety Signages Accountability Bill,
Laying down the foundation for electric motoring
Good news for proponents of electric cars here in the Philippines. Senate Bill No. 1382, also known as the Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act, has finally been passed.The bill, which was authored by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and several other members
If this bill passes, that is
Well, that escalated quickly. A bill filed in the Senate aims to penalize people who cancel orders on delivery riders with up to six months of jail time.Senate Bill 1677, filed by Senator Lito Lapid, will punish individuals who cancel confirmed
‘Safe Pathways Act’ also includes emergency walkways for those traveling on foot
A new bill filed in Senate seeks to establish biking and walking as safe, viable modes of mobility now that COVID-19 quarantine measures continue to limit the availability of public transport in the country.Senate Bill No. 1518, also known as
The ‘EV and Charging Station Act’ could help save up to P490-B annually
If you're one of those people who think we need more electric vehicles in the country-specifically in Metro Manila-then get a load of this: an 'Electric Vehicles and Charging Station Act' has now been filed in the Senate.Senator
“The demand for this service simply cannot be ignored”
The recent issues surrounding public transportation in Metro Manila have forced commuters to further resort to other means of getting around the city. Naturally, with the traffic situation continuing to worsen as we near the holidays, people are looking to faster and
In support of the government’s efforts to reclaim public roads
We've seen road-clearing operations ramping up in the past few weeks following President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to reclaim all public roads that are being used by private entities. In line with this, Senator Win Gatchalian recently requested the President
It seeks to lessen traffic congestion, too
Tired of spending hours upon hours stuck on EDSA on your way to work? If yes, we have some good news for you.The Philippine Senate released a statement earlier today saying that the Telecommuting Act of 2017, better known as the
Yes, please
Tired of paying a premium every time you leave a parking lot? If yes, you're not alone. Apparently, some lawmakers are sick of it, too. Senator JV Ejercito has filed a bill seeking to regulate the parking fees of shopping
No more collection fees
If you've ever found yourself complaining about the deplorable state of some transport terminals, a new Senate bill is aiming to ease the same burden experienced by many commuters nationwide.Senate Bill No. 1749, submitted jointly by the Committees on Public
A bill has been proposed
With all the mishaps and accidents that happen on our roads every day, will a change in governing bodies be the solution? The senators behind Senate Bill 1637 seem to think so. The proposed bill is otherwise known as the National Transport
Senate passes telecommuting bill
Rush hour can and does happen in any major city, since people will always need to travel to and from their workplaces. It's unavoidable, really. In an already congested place like Metro Manila, however, the issue is confounded tenfold. Traffic usually
Other countries already practice this
Cars...cars everywhere. The Philippine auto industry is on a roll, with dealerships sprouting up left and right, and vehicle sales is expected to rise even further over the coming years. Proper parking spaces, on the other hand? Well, that's a
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