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,
This takes effect tomorrow, July 10
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) had stood firm in prohibiting backriding or pillion riding over the past several months of community quarantine, but this week, it appears the agency had a change of heart regarding the matter.During
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
Now that’s a useful invention
The machine you see above is not a wheelchair. No, really-it's literally called 'Not a Wheelchair.'It's a four-wheeled motorized vehicle built by Zack, owner of the popular YouTube channel JerryRigEverything. He built it for his wife, Cambry,
People had to find other modes of transportation
Ten days after enhanced community quarantine was declared over the entire Luzon, businessman Jose Dasas received a call from a friend, a fellow Rotarian who owned a chain of small groceries."Pare, may stock ka pa ba ng mga bike?"Since September
Now that’s what we call upcycling
There are two things that usually happen to old shoeboxes: They're reused for storage or they're thrown out the trash, either for recycling or disposal. In some cases like this one, though, it's turned into a work of art.
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
In case you’re not the walking type
Tokyo is easily one of the world's most pedestrian-friendly cities for tourists. With almost every worthwhile destination easily accessible by a quick train ride and short walk, there's rarely ever a need to hail a taxi-unless you get
Who says alternative transport vehicles can’t be fashionable?
This is what happens when a maker of chic retro electric bikes teams up with a popular streetwear brand to create a new vehicle: a two-wheeler that almost looks like the perfect ride for hipsters.What you're looking at here
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
More buses will be deployed to augment the reduced train capacity
After 127 depot employees and rail workers tested positive for COVID-19, the MRT-3 could see a reduced number of operational trains beginning Monday, July 6. Currently, some 16 to 19 trains are deployed daily, with each accommodating a maximum of
Ride-hailing motorcycle companies are not about to throw in the towel
The beleaguered motorcycle-taxi companies are not ready to give up despite the government's continuing ban on their operations under general community quarantine.Knowing there are thousands of motorcycle-taxi riders who've now been deprived of their livelihood, Citimuber has
You can probably call it a gadget with all the features it has
Bicycles, much like cars, continue to get even smarter over the years. What used to be purely mechanical two-wheelers are now turning into highly technical pieces of engineering that could probably be considered more as 'gadgets' than they are mere modes
Buses are now assigned to EDSA’s innermost lanes
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
Read more on the requirements and available routes here
After allowing UV Express vehicles back on the road again, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now released the specific guidelines for the resumption of operations of traditional jeepneys in Metro Manila under general community quarantine (GCQ).According to
Here are some of the specifics you need to know
If you're one of the many motorists who've been asking the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to establish more stringent processes for driver's license applications, maybe this is what you've been waiting for.The agency has just announced that
You get what you pay for
If you are a new driver working with a conservative budget for your first car purchase, your choices are somewhat limited to mini hatchbacks. They're compact and fun-sized, and will get the job of bringing you from point A to
Will this work in the long run?
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
The 15-hour lecture for applicants will then take effect on August 3
We reported a while back that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will soon be adding a 15-hour Theoretical Driving Course as a requirement for acquiring a student-driver permit. The original schedule for implementing this measure didn't push through, however,
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