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Stations in San Fernando and Angeles eyed
Some good news for the folks up in Pampanga: The government is now studying a proposal to set up a new mass transit system in the province.The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) was recently briefed on an ongoing study for
Right choice?
It looks like the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is beefing up its emergency-response capabilities.The country's maritime law-enforcement body recently acquired a handful of new vehicles and equipment meant to further prepare it for typhoons and other calamities expected
Let’s get this thing rolling
Want an idea of just how big an undertaking the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) is for the Department of Transportation (DOTr)? This photo might help.It's an image of the cutter head that will be used by the project's
We’ll let you weigh in on this one
Electric kick scooters, or e-scooters as we call them, are great alternatives to using public transport to get around the metro. They can help you beat Metro Manila traffic, and they're lightweight, portable, and-most important-environment-friendly.You might
It’s the ADB’s largest project to date
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced it has approved a $2.75 billion (P143.6 billion) loan to finance two segments of the Philippine government's North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR)-the ADB's largest infrastructure project in the country to date.
One of the government’s main initiatives to improve public transport
We've seen the development of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in recent years. And now modernization has come to the taxi sector of public transport.According to a press release from the DOTr
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
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