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Greater Manila is already under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), and as expected, there have been concerns regarding the availability of public transport especially for essential workers.To help address the situation, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is rolling out
PUBs and PUJ operations limited to 50% capacity, rail lines to 30%
We've now entered enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Greater Manila (or more awkwardly known as 'NCR Plus'). Again. It feels like we're back to square one after more than a year into this pandemic. Anyway...The government has already announced
Here we go again
Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal are set to go back under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from March 29 until April 4, 2021. Unlike last year's version of this quarantine, however, public transport will remain operational,
*face palm emoji*
The GCQ bubble pertains collectively to Metro Manila and the surrounding provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal. The Greater Manila Area, in other words, but it's now also being called NCR Plus. Because all these areas are under general community
Aka the borders of Greater Manila and adjacent provinces
Here's another acronym for your quarantine alphabet soup: The Philippine National Police (PNP) has just released its list of QCPs, or quarantine control points, that will be set up along the borders of the new general community quarantine (GCQ) 'bubble.'In
The latest advisory covers Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal
Following the latest imposition of stricter health and safety measures in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), the Department of Transportation has released a new advisory that includes updated transport policies covering Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal. The guidelines are
“Let’s be flexible”
The recent spike in COVID-19 infections has prompted Metro Manila mayors to implement a uniform 10pm-to-5am curfew in the capital region until March 31. Provincial leaders are also limiting movement in their respective areas, with Cavite governor Jonvic Remulla
To help enforce the new uniform curfew hours in the capital
The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines-specifically in Metro Manila-has been rising as of late. As a result of this recent surge, mayors in the capital have agreed to impose a synchronized 10pm-5am curfew across the metro.
“Ginawa ito para hindi na malito ang tao, para magkaisa na lang”
Metro Manila mayors have agreed to synchronize curfew hours, from 10pm to 5am, for two weeks starting Monday, March 15, to help arrest a surge in coronavirus infections, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced.Authorities have also locked down some
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
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