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One of the government’s main initiatives to improve public transport
License plates of vehicles registered far back as July 2016 should now be available
Remember the license-plate-making machine we featured a couple of months back? Well, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the 'IDeROBOT' has produced over 1.7 million plates since it began its operations.The agency went live via Facebook earlier
This phase will connect Tutuban, Manila, to Malolos, Bulacan
Earlier this year, the Philippine government inked a partnership with Japan to develop the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project. The proposed railway aims to connect Philippine National Railways (PNR) lines from Clark, Pampanga, all the way to Calamba, Laguna.Yesterday, the
We got it straight from the horse’s mouth
After a long-drawn-out struggle, the government has finally decided to allow ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas to resume operations via a pilot run in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu, in time for the opening of classes next month."I am
General guidelines and fare matrix have been released
Less than a week after Angkas riders held a big gathering in Quezon City to press for the resumption of their operations, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is finally allowing this ride-hailing motorcycle company to conduct pilot runs in Metro Manila
Eight new train stations will be added
If you're one of the Caviteños in the Manila workforce, then this is something you're surely looking forward to: The Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Light Rail Transit Authority, and the Light Rail Manila Corporation have announced the start
The DOTr is rehabilitating Pasig River’s ferry stations
There are only so many ways you can cross Pasig River on four wheels-and in most cases, they all involve spending a considerable amount of time in traffic. So why not skip the gridlock and take a ferry across instead?The
It’s a welcome sight
Despite the controversy surrounding the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the good news is that the presence of the modern jeepney can be felt there. Executives of Isuzu Philippines (IPC) recently visited the PITX to witness how Isuzu's modernized public
We're listening
The Philippines has made great strides towards cleaning up its act when it comes to transportation. There's the Department of Transportation's (DOTR) PUV Modernization Program, which is still ongoing, as well as tax exemptions on electric car imports,
“We are mandated to enforce the laws on road safety”
Do you still drive around with a dark tint on your car windows? If yes, you're probably not going to like what the Philippine National Police (PNP) has to say about it.According to a report by the Manila Bulletin, the
For one day only
International Women's Day is tomorrow, and to celebrate the occasion, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and MRT-3 management have announced that all female passengers will be allowed to ride the rail line free of charge.Free entrance for women will
Caviteños, rejoice
Commuting to and from Cavite might soon become a whole lot easier.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that construction of the LRT-1 extension to Cavite is set to begin in April 2019. The project will connect the existing
“Underground rail is less risky than elevated rail during an earthquake”
The Metro Manila Subway is really happening. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the "project of the century" will stretch across 36km over 15 stations, and will have a maximum capacity of 1.5 million passengers per day once it is
Will it live up to the hype?
By now you've heard that the Metro Manila Subway project is finally pushing through. It's potentially one of the biggest projects of the government's "Build, Build, Build" program, and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says as much.DOTr secretary
Let’s hope everything goes according to plan
Earlier today, February 27, the Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Metro Manila Subway-the first infrastructure project of its kind in the country, and arguably the most monumental undertaking in the government's "Build, Build, Build"
Partial operability expected by 2022
Stop pinching yourself, because you aren't dreaming. Yes, a subway in the Philippines is happening, and it's expected to be fully operational by the year 2025.The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) already signed the first part of the project'
Spread the word
Heads-up: The Tandang Sora flyover isn't being closed just yet.Initially, the Tandang Sora flyover and intersection had been scheduled to close on February 23, 2019. But the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) confirmed today that the closure will instead
More of these please
It looks like the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) PUV Modernization Program is right on track.The transport agency, together with representatives from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), was recently in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu to hand over
It takes effect on February 23 at 11pm
It's finally happening: The Tandang Sora flyover and intersection along Commonwealth Avenue will be closed beginning on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 11pm, to give way to the flyover's demolition ahead of the planned MRT-7 construction in the area.
Motorcycle-taxi operations will likely resume after IRR approval
For the nth time, Angkas will soon be back on the streets to ferry passengers after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) agreed to a proposed pilot run of the motorcycle-taxi service company's operations. The pilot run will commence as soon
Do you take the MRT?
Ever find yourself missing the Metro Rail Transit's (MRT) last trip of the day? Hassle, right? Well, if the Department of Transportation (DOTr) approves the proposal to extend the MRT's operating hours, this might soon become a thing of the
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