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“Illegal, and absolutely prohibited”
You know how a lot of motorists are going online to call private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVIC) a scam? Well, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has noticed something shady is going on, all right-just not in the way some of
A sign of things to come?
One local government is finally putting its foot down on the private motor vehicle inspection center (PMVIC) debacle.In a Facebook post, the San Fernando City, La Union Council announced that it has moved to suspend local PMVIC operations. This development comes
We can’t wait to try them
So, the Skyway Stage 3 extension project has all but wrapped up. What do we look forward to in terms of infrastructure next? Right now, it appears the LRT-1 Extension Project might be worth paying attention to.Once this project is
Have you tried a modernized jeepney yet?
Another operator has joined the country's shift to modernized PUVs.Byahe is a new PUV operator that hopes to bring safe and convenient commuting to the Filipino public. The company recently launched 21 new modern jeepneys equipped with cashless capabilities in
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
Heads up
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has been keeping busy despite last year's vehicular downtime due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is because the agency, along with the Department of Transportation (DOTr), took 2020 as an opportunity to overhaul the Philippine
The RFID saga continues
The entire RFID mess was clearly one of the country's biggest motoring issues in 2020. It feels like it's been one blunder after the other during this transition to 100% cashless transactions on all expressways.For months, motorists and tollway
It will be soft-launched next week
MRT-3 commuters can expect a safer and more convenient contact-tracing procedure come next Monday.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that it will be launching a new contact tracing app for the rail line on January 18 called MRT-
Are you willing to use this mode of payment on public transport?
Back in October, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) confirmed that they will conduct pilot testing of a new automated fare-collection system (AFCS) in the first quarter of 2021. Well, it looks like the
What if?
Depending on whether the glass in your head is half full or half empty, and whether or not one is referring to situations real or imagined, the mere mention of the words "what if" can generate any of a variety of responses-
We can’t wait to see these operational
It looks like the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will be ready to take on more passengers once the transport situation in the country begins to normalize.In a Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) flaunted three new diesel-hydraulic locomotives and
Please make this happen
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already shown off renders of the Metro Manila Subway, shared that it will be flood-proof, and even flaunted a gigantic tunnel boring machine. This time, though, we might just be about to buy into the
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
It’s going to take a while
Our country's shift to 100% cashless tollways is going anything but smoothly. We think the past few weeks have made this very, very apparent. A lot of kinks in the policy's implementation still need to be sorted out, and it
The two companies assure that all their personnel will be properly compensated
Toll operators, government agencies, local government units, and even motorists have been going at each other throughout this entire RFID saga. Things have definitely not been pretty over the past few months.But there's one thing we may have been missing
Ramon Ang addresses your concerns
Despite continuous dissemination of information from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and tollway operators, there still seems to plenty of question marks surrounding the shift to cashless tollway transactions.Surprised by the confusion? We aren't. Remember, this is a massive change
Do you think this system will help ease the situation for us motorists?
You may have probably heard of motorists getting accidentally charged toll at the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) toll plaza in Valenzuela City despite operations in the area being suspended and the barriers there being lifted. Now, apart from the issues of accidental
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