There are several train projects in the pipeline
In traffic-ridden Metro Manila, trains provide an escape from clogged roads. Long queues and cramped rides deter many from taking a ride, but cheap fares make it an attractive option still.While the metro's train system works, it has left
They scored gold at the recently concluded Mobility Awards
Cyclists pedaling around these cities on two wheels will likely agree: Pasig and San Juan are the two most bike-friendly LGUs in Metro Manila.The two cities bested 10 other LGU nominees in the first-ever Mobility Awards, which recently announced
Who is Gabby?
The jeepney has practically become synonymous with the Philippines, as closely associated with it as pristine beaches and wide-eyed tarsiers. It has become a cultural symbol with its loud splashes of color, intricate paintings adorning the sides, and figures of horses
DOTr has yet to give the go-signal
The House Committee on Public Transportation led by Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento has approved a resolution that reportedly allows two ride-hailing motorcycle companies to resume operations. This was announced by Presidential spokesman Harry Roque on his social media account."Nilabas na
Company documents will suffice
Employees who need to ride provincial buses for work can do so without securing travel authority, the country's COVID task force chief said on Wednesday, September 30.The head of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, told Dobol
An almost 1000km journey
After losing his job in Metro Manila, 19-year-old Peter Roncales decided to bike from Parañaque City all the way to his home in the municipality of Oras in Eastern Samar.This was an almost 1,000km journey, according to
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
More e-bikes are coming
We have observed lately that there's a growing following for electric bicycles here in our country. This inspires us to feature more of these environment-friendly and emissions-free two-wheelers that are now being pushed by the government-not just
Bike searches jumped by three times
When lockdown restrictions kept public transportation off the streets, ever-resourceful Filipinos took to the road on two wheels.But first, naturally, they Googled it.iPrice Group, a research firm that monitors and enables e-commerce activity across the region, sifted through
Good news, commuters
As Metro Manila eases into general community quarantine (GCQ), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announces that it has given an additional 1,333 traditional public utility jeepneys the green light to operate in 23 new routes starting Wednesday, August
Have you spotted him cycling across the metro yet?
At 70 years old, senior citizen cyclist Gil Gener Palomar still beats the rush on two wheels-while making a colorful statement aboard his bicycle.Just check out his outfit when he went out for a recent ride, as spotted by Spin.
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.
Drivers are required to display a QR code
Commuters will have more means of getting around during general community quarantine after regulators gave 1,943 public utility jeepneys the go-ahead to ply 17 new routes in Metro Manila.Before the go signal from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory
Last trains will leave terminus stations at 7:30pm
Commuters will have to adjust their schedule as the LRT-2 will shorten operating hours next week to give way to maintenance works, its operator said on Twitter.Commercial operations will start at 5am. However, beginning July 27, the last trains will
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
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
This is the story behind the Good Morning towel
There are many reasons to stan the childhood staple accessory that is the humble bimpo: it's the perfect size to stuff into your shirt's back, it's lightweight and ultra-absorbent-but at some point, we graduate to the heavy-
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
They must first comply with health standards
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
A win for pedestrians, too
Many hardworking Pinoys are riding bicycles to and from the workplace, as public transportation remains limited amid the coronavirus outbreak.Because of the surge of cyclists nationwide, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have begun constructing
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