Do you wear one?
Heads up, everyone: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that face shields will soon be required when using any form of public transportation.The agency sent out a memorandum circular earlier today making the use of the personal protective device
113 of 138 sites have been awarded to private operators
Motorists with cars due for registration at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will be glad to know that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is doing everything it can to get private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVIC) up and running.According to a
Stay at home if you can
It looks like our healthcare workers' pleas haven't fallen on deaf ears: Late in the evening of August 2, authorities announced that Metro Manila will be returning to a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) following a request by frontliners for a "
Is it time?
The House Committee on Transportation has urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allow motorcycle-taxi companies to resume their operations, provided they meet certain conditions.During the virtual hearing held on Thursday, July
Is this a safer option?
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be making some changes in the way it divides the EDSA Busway from the thoroughfare's outer lanes.According to GMA News Online, the agency plans to replace some of the EDSA
Is this a good idea?
Last week, we questioned whether or not the concrete barriers lining EDSA-which have been involved in dozens of accidents since their implementation-are such a good idea. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) seems to think so, as the agency has decided
The changes will take effect starting July 28
Do you traverse Elliptical Road in Quezon City regularly? If so, then be advised: Some adjustments will be made along the thoroughfare this week to make way for the ongoing MRT-7 construction.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila
Perhaps both?
The EDSA bus barrier has both its proponents and detractors. On one hand, their presence brings some semblance of order to the whole EDSA Busway setup being implemented by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), and gives authorities a chance to make examples
According to the PNP
Heads up, motorists: According to the Philippine National Police (PNP), solo drivers who aren't wearing masks can only be apprehended by authorities if the vehicle he or she is driving has its windows down.In a message to Inquirer.net, PNP
The goal is to have 34 bike racks across all northbound and southbound stations
Bicycles have been a go-to mode of transportation during this ongoing pandemic. They're much more affordable than things like electric kick scooters, not to mention more cost-efficient. However, the problem of infrastructure for cyclists in Metro Manila still remains.
Check out the DOTr’s latest progress update video
Public transportation hasn't been much of a bright spot lately, but we have some news that will hopefully put smiles on commuters' faces: the MRT-7 is now 58.95% complete as of June 2020.It's been quite a while
The train line now has enough personnel
Good news: MRT-3 management has announced that it has mustered enough employees to resume limited operations this Monday, July 13, 2020. The news comes after trips were suspended earlier this week due to the spread of COVID-19 among train line
This adds three hours and 30 minutes to the daily bus operations
Taking public transport has been problematic since this pandemic began, to say the least. And just recently, things went further downhill after MRT-3 personnel tested positive for COVID-19.The rail line was initially expected run fewer trains following that development,
Was opening the train line the right move?
This wasn't the kind of look the government was aiming for when it resumed public transport operations following a months-long hiatus.In a recent Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it is ramping up MRT-3 health
More buses will be deployed to augment the reduced train capacity
After 127 depot employees and rail workers tested positive for COVID-19, the MRT-3 could see a reduced number of operational trains beginning Monday, July 6. Currently, some 16 to 19 trains are deployed daily, with each accommodating a maximum of
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