Articles about Covid 19 News

Get well soon
Breaking news in the world of Formula 1 today: Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix.This news comes right on the heels of Hamilton winning the Bahrain Grand Prix-a race marred by
It might do more harm than good
Yesterday, the Department of Transportation announced that it has ordered all transportation sectors to implement a 'one seat apart' policy to help increase capacity and jumpstart public transit. The move comes a day after President Rodrigo Duterte gave the measure his go-
The previous physical-distancing requirement was one meter
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved imposing a 'one seat apart' rule in public transport, as the economy gradually and carefully restarts seven months into the COVID-19 quarantine, his spokesman said today, October 13.Previously, commuters were required to be spaced one
At a hospital parking garage of all places
Apparently, some car enthusiasts in the US didn't get the memo that the world is in the middle of a pandemic.A few days ago, a small car show in California erupted into chaos after thousands of people showed up. To
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
Time to get your Beep cards
Still don't have a Beep card? If you're a regular on the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) new EDSA Busway system, you're going to need one before October 1, 2020.In a statement, the DOTr reminded commuters that the
For vehicles with plate numbers ending in 6, 7, 8, 9 or 0
Still haven't been able to renew your vehicle registration for 2020? Then this might buy you some extra time to do so, provided your plate number ends in 6, 7, 8, 9, or 0.The Land Transportation Office has further extended
The feature is already available in other countries
Businesses are continuing to open, services are resuming operations, and more and more people are beginning to head out during the COVID-19 pandemic. We can't be the only ones still feeling paranoid about driving out right now, can we?If
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
Don’t make that hotel reservation just yet
Metro Manila residents seeking to go to Tagaytay for a break from the six-month-long quarantine still need to secure travel passes from their home local governments, said Joint Task Force COVID-19 Shield head Lt. Gen. Guillermo Elazar on Monday,
Think twice about car meets
Lately, images have been circulating online showing car clubs and biker groups taking to streets and parking lots for meets again. Guys, Metro Manila may have shifted back to general community quarantine (GCQ), but we're still in the middle of a
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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has authorized the operation of 1,006 public utility jeepneys (PUJ) on 10 additional routes in Metro Manila.As per Memorandum Circular 2020-043, the following trips will be available starting tomorrow, September 9:
Baby steps
Metro Manila's train lines are definitely up and running. Statistics recently released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) show ridership is nowhere near the usual numbers, but the MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, and PNR are operational. Hey, baby steps,
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
Only essential workers are allowed
Crossing between Metro Manila and the provinces is still prohibited while the National Capital Region is under general community quarantine until September 30, a police official said on Tuesday, September 1.Essential workers who must cross to the province and back are
As well as the backing of the House Committee on Transportation
Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, commander of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, has recommended the resumption of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run in areas under general community quarantine, particularly Metro Manila.During a hearing initiated by the House Committee on Transportation, Eleazar said
As part of its efforts to shift to 100% cashless transactions by November 2
As you may have heard by now, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that all major tollways across the country will be required to shift to completely cashless payments by November 2, 2020. In line with this, the Metro Pacific Tollways
This is the way
If there's anything the COVID-19 pandemic should have highlighted transport-wise, it's that Metro Manila is severely lacking in infrastructure to support active modes of transport like cycling and walking-motorists know this, commuters know this, and the Department
No face shield? No problem
The Pasig City government has been one of the more notable examples of progressive governance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Early on during the health crisis, the local government permitted the use of tricycles when no one else would,
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