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Owners are reminded to register their vehicles
All users of electric scooters, trikes, and kick scooters, here's a heads-up: The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has issued a fresh warning that these forms of alternative mobility are not to be operated on main thoroughfares, as doing so constitutes
The ‘Mobile S/N’ is an initiative of the Cebu City government
A lot of businesses 'on wheels' have surfaced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but this one is something we don't see too often: a mobile vet clinic for spaying and neutering cats and dogs.It's the Mobile S/N, an
He is an advocate of safe biking
Ger Victor is an advocate of helmet use whether you are biking to work, going on a long ride, or just buying at a nearby sari-sari store.The popular cycling content creator, who recently breached the 100,000-subscriber mark on
Engineering, construction to be conducted by Megawide, Korean partners
The contract for the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) Package 1 has been awarded to a joint venture between Megawide Construction Corporation and two Korean companies, Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) and Dong-ah Geological Engineering.Megawide said the notification of
Do you agree with this?
Something tells us electric kick scooter owners aren't going to be happy about this.Iligan representative Frederick Siao, the author of the Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act, is now pushing to make Land Transportation Office (LTO) permits a requirement for
This is kind of important
When it comes to tires and tire pressure, the usual advice is to go with what the car manufacturer recommends. This is for regular driving on roads, though, and if you drive out on an off-road adventure with friends with your
Here’s a list of all affected slots as well as alternate routes available
It's clear that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is keen on improving its EDSA Busway system even further. And as the weeks pass, the agency continues to make changes along the thoroughfare in order to achieve just that.After putting
It will take just five minutes to answer
With public transport subject to quarantine rules, many have turned to biking to get around. In order to address cyclists' concerns, the country's transportation department is holding a survey in preparation for the bicycle-lane networks in metropolitan areas.The survey
Through this scheme, the government will subsidize PUV operators and drivers
More details about the government's upcoming 'net service contracting scheme' under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan II) have surfaced, and it appears that things will soon start to look up for our country's mass transport system.The
For now, the one-meter social-distancing requirement shall prevail
Well, that was quick.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) began the implementation of the reduced social distancing on public transportation at the start of this week, on September
This extension promises to cut travel from Masinag to Manila to just 40 minutes
Commuters can expect shorter travel times from Antipolo to Manila as construction for the LRT-2 East Extension Project is almost done, the Department of Transportation said on September 16, 2020.The progress rate of the project is at 92.14%, and
Some good news
The Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, also known as the Bayanihan II Act, has been signed into law. Its P9.5 billion in appropriations is meant to help the Philippines bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also covers
Just don’t try to order booze to go with your midnight snack
Has lockdown turned your work schedule and sleeping hours completely upside down? Yep, same. But here's some small consolation, if you're prone to late-night cravings that have gone unheeded these past few months: GrabFood will be back on 24/
Do you think the government is making the right move with this one?
The decision of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to reduce the social distancing requirement on public transportation has already taken effect as of this writing. With this move,
The stuntmen may soon begin working as delivery riders for MoveOn PH
Here's some good news to brighten up your day: Media personalities Gretchen Ho and Darna herself, Angel Locsin, have just donated 30 bicycles to the displaced stuntmen of the Stunt Association of the Philippines (SAP).These bicycles will serve not only
It has the comforts of a pickup with the capabilities of a commercial vehicle
Pickups are arguably the most viable options for business owners-especially those in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Unlike the usual commercial vehicles, pickups offer decent amounts of cargo space and are easier to drive.This is especially true given how
You can still learn while staying at home
The new requirement of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) for aspiring drivers and riders to complete a 15-hour theoretical driving course before they can be issued a student permit must be causing a headache for many people. Because certain areas could
Don’t make that hotel reservation just yet
Metro Manila residents seeking to go to Tagaytay for a break from the six-month-long quarantine still need to secure travel passes from their home local governments, said Joint Task Force COVID-19 Shield head Lt. Gen. Guillermo Elazar on Monday,
“Kayo po ang first line of defense laban sa pandemic na ’to”
The required distance between passengers on board public transport will be reduced starting today, September 14, which is "too early," according to a group of medical frontliners who called for a timeout last month. As they hold dialogues with transport authorities, they
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