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Shopping malls can now hold sales, too
Just in time for Christmas, shopping malls can hold sales and other activities that spur economic activity, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday, October 16.Persons in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) can also
Take note, commuters
Some more good news coming your way, commuters: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just opened 44 new public utility jeepney routes and authorized 4,820 more PUJs in the metro. This comes after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)
Motorists should use vents and roll down windows to improve cabin ventilation
The Department of Health (DOH) has just released a new memo on how to further prevent the spread of COVID-19, and motorists should take note. The agency has now advised that recirculating air inside vehicles must be avoided.This is covered
12 modified provincial bus routes are set to open on September 30, 2020
Commuters who've had a hard time getting in and out of the metro throughout this pandemic can now breathe a slight sigh of relief. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has just approved the resumption of provincial bus operations
The DOTr will “strictly enforce” the policy
The required distance between passengers in all forms of public transport shall remain at one meter, Presidential spokeperson Harry Roque confirmed on today, September 19."Nag-desisyon na po ang Presidente kahapon (September 18). Ang desisyon po ng Presidente, mananatili po ang
Through this scheme, the government will subsidize PUV operators and drivers
More details about the government's upcoming 'net service contracting scheme' under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan II) have surfaced, and it appears that things will soon start to look up for our country's mass transport system.The
For now, the one-meter social-distancing requirement shall prevail
Well, that was quick.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) began the implementation of the reduced social distancing on public transportation at the start of this week, on September
It starts today
A few days ago, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) had already approved plans to reduce social distancing on public transportation. If you're a commuter during the
Do you wear one?
Heads up, everyone: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that face shields will soon be required when using any form of public transportation.The agency sent out a memorandum circular earlier today making the use of the personal protective device
Motorists, take note
In case you missed it, President Rodrigo Duterte announced last night that Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal will be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting August 4, 2020. This means that there will once
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
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
All units are to operate terminal-to-terminal; fare rate remains at P2/km
After saying two days ago that UV Express operations will be allowed to resume this coming week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now confirmed that a total of 980 units will be deployed to cover 47 routes beginning
Bike lanes and segregated bus lanes will be established along the thoroughfare
In a few days, Metro Manila will be shifting to general community quarantine (GCQ). With that, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now laid out its upcoming plans for the transport sector.Headlining its strategy is the transformation of EDSA, wherein the
Other areas such as Regions II, III, and IV-A will also be placed under GCQ
We finally have confirmation: Metro Manila will be placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) starting June 1.President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation earlier tonight, and he has now confirmed that the National Capital Region will be placed under GCQ. The same
Here are the requirements and the guidelines
Residents, employees, and business owners from Quezon City, take note: The local government unit has just released its latest travel pass guidelines that will be observed for the duration of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).In a nutshell, note that a
Failure to comply may result in fines
While Metro Manila shifted to modified enhanced community quarantine, some parts of the country transitioned to general community quarantine (GCQ) yesterday, May 16. In case you didn't know, for areas under GCQ, public transportation are allowed to operate in limited capacities.
The DILG has approved the guidelines
Tricycles will once again be allowed to operate in Pasig City. Mayor Vico Sotto has just announced that the Department of the Interior and Local Government has approved the local city government's guidelines for the operation of these PUVs as the
Check out the complete guidelines
Ahead of Metro Manila's shift tomorrow, May 16, 2020, to a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), the Quezon City local government has released the corresponding guidelines for transport, travel, and business operations in the locality.Of note, public transport remains suspended
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