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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
An alternative for commuters
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation have announced the opening of the NLEX Tambobong Interchange in Bocaue today, July 2.The project between Bocaue and other eastern parts of Bulacan will try to alleviate traffic in the
Buses are now assigned to EDSA’s innermost lanes
Love them or hate them, buses are an integral part of EDSA. And while we've gotten used to seeing them on the outermost lanes of the thoroughfare, a new system is now being tested. Interim operations of the EDSA busway began
Read more on the requirements and available routes here
After allowing UV Express vehicles back on the road again, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now released the specific guidelines for the resumption of operations of traditional jeepneys in Metro Manila under general community quarantine (GCQ).According to
Here are some of the specifics you need to know
If you're one of the many motorists who've been asking the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to establish more stringent processes for driver's license applications, maybe this is what you've been waiting for.The agency has just announced that
This is the future
If you're a motorist thinking of making the jump to cashless transactions, you'll be hard pressed to find a better time to shift to RFID tech than now.The NLEX Corporation is upgrading its radio frequency identification (RFID) systems to
Will this work in the long run?
We finally have a good look at what the stations along EDSA's inner bus lanes look like, and frankly, they appear rather nice.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) shared photos of completed bus stops along the EDSA Busway on social media
The 15-hour lecture for applicants will then take effect on August 3
We reported a while back that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will soon be adding a 15-hour Theoretical Driving Course as a requirement for acquiring a student-driver permit. The original schedule for implementing this measure didn't push through, however,
All the latest updates especially for those who regularly use public transport
All units are to operate terminal-to-terminal; fare rate remains at P2/km
After saying two days ago that UV Express operations will be allowed to resume this coming week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now confirmed that a total of 980 units will be deployed to cover 47 routes beginning
It’s quite an interesting video
One of the Pasig City local government's (LGU) recent noteworthy efforts is putting up bike lanes around the city. Earlier this month, Mayor Vico Sotto revealed the LGU's plans to establish a 'High Priority Bicycle Corridor.'You may have observed
The LTFRB made the clarifications during a recent hearing
Here's some good news for commuters in the metro: Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin Delgra has just announced that UV Express vehicles and traditional jeepneys will be allowed to resume operations in the capital starting next week.
Price starts at P3.775M
Over the last few weeks, we've witnessed car brands launch their latest products using the digital platform because of the pandemic. And it looks like the trucking industry is not far behind.Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the distributor of Hino trucks
Buying a car soon?
Were you planning on buying a car before the COVID-19 pandemic hit? Planning to still push through with your intended purchase? Good news for you, most if not all dealerships are back in operations and there are even plenty of bounce
These aren’t overtaking lanes or parking spaces, guys
The streets of Metro Manila have undergone some big changes in the last month alone. Local government units of various cities and districts have started establishing dedicated bicycle lanes to open up more options for commuters around the capital.But while this
For rail replacement works
Attention MRT-3 regulars (or what's left of those who take the train, anyway): The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the train line will be suspending operations for a handful of weekends from July to September.The affected weekends will
Check out the full schedule of trips here
In case you missed it, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently gave the go signal for modern jeepneys to resume operations in the city under general community quarantine. The routes, however, only cover Metro Manila for the most part,
Here’s how to activate it
A few days ago, international websites reported that drivers can now auto-record police interaction if they ask you to pull over. And this is not just for police situations. There are other instances where we need to quickly record what's
An initial 308 units will serve 15 routes in Metro Manila
An initial 308 modern jeepneys will hit the road again beginning today, June 22, as confirmed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board via its Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023, released on June 19. The 308 units will cover 15 routes
A technical working group is tasked to draft healthy protocols
With mounting pressure not only from local government units and motorcycle companies but the riding public as well, Malacañang has finally given a thumbs up to lift the ban on backriding.Presidential spokesman Atty. Harry Roque has announced that President Rodrigo
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