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And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
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-
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
As the result of rail replacement and other rehabilitation measures
After months of incremental speed increases, the MRT-3 now runs at a faster speed of 60kph, further shortening travel and waiting times for passengers, its operator has announced.Average wait time for trains is now at 3.5 to four minutes
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,
Will you be taking the train?
We have some good news and bad news for commuters today.Good news? The MRT-3 has begun accepting more passengers after operating at a significantly reduced capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bad news? The MRT-3 has begun accepting
The DOTr will “strictly enforce” the policy
The required distance between passengers in all forms of public transport shall remain at one meter, Presidential spokeperson Harry Roque confirmed on today, September 19."Nag-desisyon na po ang Presidente kahapon (September 18). Ang desisyon po ng Presidente, mananatili po ang
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
It starts today
A few days ago, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) had already approved plans to reduce social distancing on public transportation. If you're a commuter during the
Is this a good idea, though?
Commuters, you're going to want to be extra careful when taking public transportation over the next few weeks.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved
Baby steps
Metro Manila's train lines are definitely up and running. Statistics recently released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) show ridership is nowhere near the usual numbers, but the MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, and PNR are operational. Hey, baby steps,
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
Is this a good move?
Metro Manila is shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). Again. This was announced late last night by President Rodrigo Duterte, and comes following two weeks of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) after healthcare workers called for a "timeout."The return to
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.
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