Plan your trips accordingly
Heads up if you're taking the MRT during the Christmas holidays: the train's management has released the following schedule covering December 19 to January 5.North AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNOTE: This article first appeared on Reportr.
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
Take note, commuters
Heads up, commuters: The MRT-3 will be suspending its operations on November 14-15 and 28-30. This will be done in order to make way for rehabilitation and maintenance procedures that the Sumitomo-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will conduct along the
There are several train projects in the pipeline
In traffic-ridden Metro Manila, trains provide an escape from clogged roads. Long queues and cramped rides deter many from taking a ride, but cheap fares make it an attractive option still.While the metro's train system works, it has left
For context, the current trains only operate at 40kph
The MRT-3 on Thursday test-ran new light rail trains and faster speeds to improve services for passengers during the extended quarantine, the Department of Transportation said on October 29.The simulation run tested the new general overhauled light rail vehicles,
Due to Typhoon Rolly
The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) had initially announced that it would suspend operations from October 31 to November 2, so that maintenance works could be carried out. The scheduled suspension, however, will be postponed due to approaching Typhoon Rolly, the
Plus, 27 of 34 elevators along the train line are finally back up and running
Commuters who take the MRT-3 regularly understand the struggle of having to walk up and down the multiple flights of stairs at the train stations. This is never easy, especially if you're late for a meeting or making your way
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
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,
Sixteen of those who tested positive are ticket sellers
After temporarily shutting down its operations yesterday, July 7, the management of the MRT-3 has identified the workplaces and working times of its personnel who contracted the coronavirus. This information will help in contact-tracing efforts involving passengers who had direct
Uh-oh
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced today, July 6, that MRT-3 operations will be suspended to make way for the swab testing of all its personnel for COVID-19. The announcement comes after the number of positive cases among employees of
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
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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
We can only dream
It was the stuff of nightmares for every Metro Manila commuter: A freak rainstorm had turned the city into even more of a dreaded traffic hellhole than it usually is. Carlo Maala, in his late 20s in 2017, was making his way
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