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These seek to improve the flow of traffic inside the busway
Is this enough?
The EDSA Busway might soon be getting a much-needed upgrade.According to a report by GMA News Online, Department of Transportation (DOTr) head Jaime Bautista has bared plans to increase the EDSA Busway's unit count to over 500 buses. This
You can apply for an extension 90 days before or after the original expiry date
Did you know you can extend the validity of your Beep card for one more year before it expires? I used to be a regular commuter and yet I didn't know about this, so I'm guessing this could be news
Take advantage of it while it’s still free for all to ride
In case you missed it, public transport fare hikes were approved by the Land Transportaion Franchising and Regulatory Board last week-you can check out all the fare changes here. Given the prices of fuel, it was only a matter of time
Base fares for air-conditioned city buses are now at P15
The transport sector has been clamoring for fare hikes ever since fuel prices started skyrocketing. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) already started preparing for it last month, and now, it's finally happening.The LTFRB reportedly approved today a
Do you guys agree?
The COVID-19 situation appears to be steadily improving over the past several months. So much so that the government has now made the use of face masks optional outdoors.According to an article by reportr, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has now
At least for now
Good news for Makati City's commuters: The local government has announced that UV Express units can now use the city's designated loading and unloading areas-at least for the time being.The controversial no loading and unloading policy for UV
Prepare your wallets
This is bad news for commuters-but frankly, we all saw it coming.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is gearing up to approve major fare hikes for public utility vehicles next week. This news follows reports of a sizable
Heads up, commuters
Any commuters here who pass by Commonwealth Avenue regularly? Take note: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is rolling out free rides along the thoroughfare.The agency is now bolstering its Libreng Sakay program and has deployed seven buses and two military
A National Heroes Day tribute for all the sacrifices these riders make
Way to celebrate National Heroes Day, Angkas. The motorcycle-taxi service provider has announced that all of its riders will get 100% of the fares for all trips booked on Monday, August 29."Angkas takes 0% commission on National Heroes Day," the
Do you think this will help solve the EDSA Carousel’s issues?
How can the government really fix the EDSA Carousel? More stations and buses? Or perhaps employ the help of foreign governments? Well, the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) has another idea: privatize it.According to a report by the Philippine Daily
There will be no NCAP
Face-to-face classes are officially back. As a result, the streets are now busier than ever, with more motorists, commuters, and pedestrians out and about in Metro Manila.Government agencies have been making the necessary preparations leading up to this week.
Uh oh
As if commuters didn't have enough to worry about already, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has bared that it is trying to address a looming Beep card shortage right before the start of face-to-face classes.In a statement, the
Just in time for face-to-face classes
Will you be taking the MRT-3 more often now that the number coding scheme is once again being implemented during morning rush hours? If yes, you should probably know the train line will once again begin implementing a 'segregation scheme' for
Currently, 550 buses service the route
After securing the P1.4 billion budget to continue providing free rides until December 2022, the EDSA Carousel could now be getting more buses to service the route, to shorten waiting times and accommodate a higher number of users once the school
This should be good
We've received some good news regarding the EDSA Busway over the past week or so. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently opened two new stations, then followed that up with the announcement that the Libreng Sakay program will continue at least
Just in time for the return of face-to-face classes
Just in time for the return of face-to-face classes next week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has allowed the reopening of 133 pre-pandemic routes for various public utility vehicles on August 22, 2022.The 133 PUV
Some good news
Some welcome news for Metro Manila's commuters today: The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that free rides on the EDSA Busway will continue until December this year.This update comes following the approval of the agency's
Do you agree with him?
Putting up a cable car system to address Metro Manila's traffic mess? This isn't the first time the idea has been brought up. Before Senator Robinhood Padilla, former Department of Transportation (DOTr) head Arthur Tugade pitched a similar setup in
For when face-to-face classes finally return
The return of face-to-face (F2F) classes is right around the corner. As such, students are starting to move in (or back) to Metro Manila as they prepare to go back to school.We're sure a huge percentage of these
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