Articles about Bus Transport

Concerns are being addressed
Bus operations between Metro Manila and the provinces could resume as early as September, authorities said Wednesday, in a potential breakthrough for those with families outside the capital.Rules are being ironed out to address the concerns of local governments (LGU), said
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
Need a new mode of transportation?
Thinking about getting a bike but not sure if you're fit enough to pedal across the city? You might want to consider investing in an electric bicycle or an 'e-bike' especially now that more cities are planning to enforce bike
Good news, commuters
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will add new bus routes starting tomorrow, June 5. This move aims to help more employees get to work, as businesses have resumed operations under general community quarantine (
About time
Bikers and bus riders may have something to look forward to after the community quarantine: Transport officials are looking into turning the innermost lane of EDSA into a bus-only lane, with the outermost lane reserved for bikes, the Metropolitan Manila Development
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
“She makes everybody happy”
Here's some lighthearted news to help you start the decade on a high note: A black labrador named Eclipse is gaining fame online for commuting to the dog park via bus, by herself, on a daily basis.According to the viral
How was your commute yesterday?
It appears bus commuters aren't the only ones who think that day one of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) provincial bus ban dry run could have gone smoother.Asked for an assessment of the dry run's first day,
Will this translate to better service?
Bus drivers and conductors might soon have a little more to look forward to after a long month of plying Manila's traffic-filled streets.According to a report by Inquirer.net, employees working in the local public utility bus transport industry
New P2P bus began operations on September 4
Remember last month's story on the new UBE Express P2P bus route between Araneta Center and the various Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals? Here's some good news for the QC peeps: The service was formally launched on
Good news for Cubao residents
If you live in Cubao and need a more hassle-free way to get to and from the airport, you're in luck. The Araneta Center announced on its Facebook page that UBE Express will soon be running P2P buses from
Honesty is the best policy
Here at the Top Gear Philippines office, there's a small store inside our pantry that sells snacks-cookies, chips, pancit canton, and the like-via an 'honesty' payment system.For those of you unfamiliar with how this works, basically there's
Please make it happen
Who's a fan of reckless, smoke-spewing public buses? No show of hands? Then you guys will be glad to know that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is planning to deploy modern e-bus units to help ferry commuters across Metro
It travels from Cubao to Naga
Naga City in Camarines Sur-not the location of Mt. Mayon, contrary to Mocha Uson's belief-is known as the Heart of Bicol because of its location at the center of Bicol Peninsula. Travel time by land can take about 10
It can fit 300 passengers
The tiring ordeal of riding a bus is just one of the many woes that commuters face every single day. Oftentimes the lines are long, the buses are jam-packed, and rarely do they run on time. In attempt to help solve
A novel transport idea
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. A new transport innovation is about to change the global commuting game forever. The city of Qinhuangdao in Hebei, China, may have just witnessed
A step toward modernization
In an ideal transportation network, buses, trains and other forms of public conveyance can be accessed using only one payment system. You buy a reloadable electronic card and use it to pay for almost all forms of public transport. This is already
Public transport could use this tech
We ran a story a few weeks back about the proposal of American conglomerate Alphabet to do away with the city bus and offer commuters Uber rides instead. As we said in that report, we're baffled as to why an efficient
The answer is infuriating
As you know, we were able to speak with Cabinet Secretary and traffic czar Jose Rene Almendras over the weekend at Volkswagen Philippines' road-safety event for children in Eastwood Mall, where he told TopGear.com.ph that his advice to private
You can still catch the demo until July 28
We told you nearly two weeks ago that the Department of Science and Technology was going to hold a public demo of its new Hybrid Road Train at the SM Mall of Asia grounds. That is happening right now until July 28,
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