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Government agencies are supposedly looking for other remedies
Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin Delgra has disclosed that transport groups have filed a petition seeking a P3 fare hike."We can now confirm that this morning there was a petition that was filed for a fare increase,"
Did you catch this on the news?
It was a rough weekend for MRT-3 management after one of the train cars on the rail line's northbound side caught fire on the evening of October 9th. The incident occurred between the MRT-3's Buendia and Guadalupe stations
Testing of the rolling stock has begun in Yokohama, Japan
Slowly but surely, the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project is starting to take shape. After giving us a peek at what the finished PNR Clark Phase 2 will look like, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now shared that testing of
The upcoming train line will feature a monorail design
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) officially signed the contract for the MRT-4 project last week. During the ceremony, the agency laid out more details regarding the new rail line.According to the DOTr, the upcoming MRT-4 line will feature a
The DOTr will sign the design contract for the project tomorrow
If you're from the eastern part of Metro Manila, a new rail line in your area is currently in the works.Tomorrow, October 1, 2021, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will be signing a contract with consulting firm IDOM to design
A step toward achieving sustainable mobility
Volvo is taking a big step toward electrification today, as Volvo Buses has just launched the new B7L Electric platform."We are committed to leading the transformation of our industry toward a more sustainable future," said Volvo Buses president Anna Westerberg. "With
Thinking outside the box
It's been more than one and a half years since COVID-19 wrapped its grimy hands around Southeast Asia. Since then, countless industries have stalled because of lockdowns, with the transportation sector being among those hit the hardest.With no customers
Planning to try this out?
It looks like Grab is once again aiming to shake up the Philippine motorcycle taxi scene. This time, it's partnering with Move It to provide Pinoys with another local ride-hailing option on two wheels.Starting September 23, Grab users will
An EDSA-Tramo Flyover Extension Project is also in the pipeline
The central business district of Pasay City within the bay area hasn't always been the easiest to get to for commuters. That's set to change in the future, though, as a new monorail project is in the works.The Department
The DOTr has just shared design renders of PNR Clark Phase 2
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has been working on the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project for a couple of years now, and it looks like it's starting to take shape.The agency just shared renders of what the different stations
Construction of the new rail line is now 55.3% complete
Commuters have a lot to be excited about, as it's really starting to feel like the MRT-7 is taking shape. As you may know, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) recently took delivery of new train sets from South Korea.Now, company
Testing is expected to begin in 2022
It looks like we'll soon find out if all the recent traffic around the Tandang Sora area due to the construction of the MRT-7 train line has been worth it.The brand-new three-car train sets were delivered and
After 12 long years
Huge changes for Pasig City: After 12 years, mayor Vico Sotto announced that around 1,800 tricycle drivers who are currently operating illegally in the city can now apply for a legitimate franchise through Executive Order No. 70 Series of 2021."Labing-
In light of the recent MECQ extension in Metro Manila
As we all know, the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) period in Metro Manila has been extended yet again for another week. Fortunately for commuters, there's good news to be had from this confusing development.In light of the MECQ extension,
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