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,
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
Not all heroes wear capes
Remember when the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) revived the 'Nutribun' at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Well, the company is now giving the bread free of charge to Metro Manila's urban poor, distributing it at 30 Petron gas stations
Good news, riders
Effective August 19, 2020, the National Task Force (NTF) for COVID-19 has issued new guidelines for pillion riders in areas placed under general community quarantine (GCQ), which includes Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces. Now, riders living in the same house
You can book again starting tomorrow
Well, for better or for worse, Metro Manila is once again shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). President Rodrigo Duterte announced the move late last night during a press conference, and along with it, the resumption of public transportation in a
Is this a good move?
Metro Manila is shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). Again. This was announced late last night by President Rodrigo Duterte, and comes following two weeks of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) after healthcare workers called for a "timeout."The return to
We need these bike lanes
Bike lanes on EDSA will open today, August 15, and traffic authorities and bicycle organizations are calling for volunteers to help man it.The EDSA Bike Lane (southbound), will be open from August 15 to 18, 6am to 10am, and will be
The test costs P6,000
We know it's a lot of words: The reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction is better known as the RT-PCR swab type of testing for COVID-19-and even better known as the gold standard for confirming whether or not you
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