This has been an issue for years already
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has its sights set on taking out illegal parkers around our capital's airport terminals.In a statement, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said that the MMDA is now working with the Manila International Airport Authority (
So close, yet so far
Whether or not you support the project or not, the Metro Manila Subway is happening.According to a recent statement by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), tunneling work for the project has already started-a development that the agency calls the subway'
More access points for commuters using the busway
Some pleasant news for commuters to start 2023: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has officially opened the new EDSA Busway Tramo Station.EDSA Carousel passengers may now aboard or alight the buses via this new station located in Pasay City. It is
It was good while it lasted
Heads up, EDSA Busway regulars. If you've been taking advantage of the bus line's 24/7 Libreng Sakay program over the past few months, you won't be able to do so for much longer.The Land Transportation Franchising and
More changes in the area
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Quezon City local government have announced more traffic scheme changes to the area surrounding QC Circle. This time, it's along the westbound side of Quezon Avenue.In a Facebook post, the DOTr and QC LGU
The agency is only considering partnerships with operators
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is making it clear: No, the MRT-3 is not going up for sale.In a recent statement, the agency stressed that the government is not looking to sell the major rail line to the private sector.
The agency could use the help
Again, all those fancy roads and bridges the government has been inaugurating lately? They cost money. In some cases, funding comes courtesy of the private sector and not the taxpayers.Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) shared that it is encouraging the
Have you tried using this?
Pasig River ferry service patrons, we have some good news for you: According to a report by the Philippine Star, the water-based transport alternative might soon be getting an upgrade.In a statement, Department of Transportation (DOTr) head Jaime Bautista brought
We need all the help we can get
It doesn't appear that there's a shortage of foreign countries willing to lend the Philippines a hand in saving its transportation problems. Japan is one, and now the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says Norway will be helping out as well.
We keep finding all sorts of bizarre road obstructions from the MMDA’s ops
The DOTr has just awarded the first contract packages for this railway segment
There's been significant progress made as far as the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) is concerned. Most of that progress, though, can be seen on the north side of things. But that might soon change, as construction of the southern portion
Are you fine with these numbers?
The Philippine government's infrastructure push isn't going away any time soon.Recently, the House of Representatives voted to pass House Bill no. 4488 or the General Appropriations Bill in its second on third reading in one day.Essentially, this move
The agency isn’t giving up just yet
Is the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) PUV modernization program (PUVMP) in limbo? If the agency isn't able to secure funding for the initiative for 2023, it just might be.Earlier this month, the DOTr failed to secure its P778 million
These seek to improve the flow of traffic inside the busway
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) isn't just adding more units to the EDSA Carousel, so it seems. The agency has also recently upgraded the busway with new timers installed at 13 stations along the entire route.Each bus timer has a
Is this enough?
The EDSA Busway might soon be getting a much-needed upgrade.According to a report by GMA News Online, Department of Transportation (DOTr) head Jaime Bautista has bared plans to increase the EDSA Busway's unit count to over 500 buses. This
That’s a long time
Last week, it was announced that a busy portion of Meralco Avenue would be closed to make way for the construction of the Metro Manila Subway.While the starting date of the closure, October 3, 2022, was bared, no update was given
The DOTr is helping cyclists get to and from school
Do you ride your bike to school? Whether you're a student, a teacher, or some other type of staff, riding a bicycle to school is one way to beat traffic and get around the metro. I mean, just look what happened
Are you looking forward to this?
In July, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) bared that it is working on rolling out a new automated fare collection system (AFCS) to streamline cashless payments in public modes of transportation. The budget? A whopping P4.5 billion.That is a pretty
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