Articles about Public Transportation

This phase will connect Tutuban, Manila, to Malolos, Bulacan
Earlier this year, the Philippine government inked a partnership with Japan to develop the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project. The proposed railway aims to connect Philippine National Railways (PNR) lines from Clark, Pampanga, all the way to Calamba, Laguna.Yesterday, the
The same goes for the use of hand-washing and drinking facilities
If you're someone who uses public transport regularly, you're probably used to saving up spare change for train, bus, or jeepney fare. You might also understand how it sucks to have to spend your last few coins to use the
We got it straight from the horse’s mouth
After a long-drawn-out struggle, the government has finally decided to allow ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas to resume operations via a pilot run in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu, in time for the opening of classes next month."I am
General guidelines and fare matrix have been released
Less than a week after Angkas riders held a big gathering in Quezon City to press for the resumption of their operations, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is finally allowing this ride-hailing motorcycle company to conduct pilot runs in Metro Manila
Thumbs up!
An entire taxi fleet has been ordered banned by Philippine airport authorities after one of its drivers was caught illegally charging his passengers.Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal has ordered MIAA police authorities to ban the entire fleet
Do you own a fur buddy?
Great news for pet owners: The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that pets are now allowed in public modes of transportation.According to the agency, it has amended a provision in Memorandum Circular No. 2011-004 with
This one will run from Alabang to Biñan
Mass public transport in the Philippines is no joke. If you think getting around the metro via bus, jeepney, taxi, or train is such a chore already, it gets even harder when you're traveling to and from the province.Recently, the
Good riddance
Are you tired of provincial buses stopping dead in their tracks in front of you to drop off passengers? Well, we have some good news for you: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that provincial buses loading and unloading passengers
The DOTr is rehabilitating Pasig River’s ferry stations
There are only so many ways you can cross Pasig River on four wheels-and in most cases, they all involve spending a considerable amount of time in traffic. So why not skip the gridlock and take a ferry across instead?The
Will this improve the flow of traffic?
Provincial buses clogging certain parts of EDSA might soon be a thing of the past.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that a resolution "prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public-utility bus terminals and operators and other
Green Frog Hybrid Bus Company ends honesty payment system due to non-paying passengers
We all wish for better things for our country-better roads, better traffic management, better public transport, and so on. It's normal, really. But every now and then, we hear a story that reminds us what we have might sometimes be
Operations resume on April 22
Planning to stay in the city during Holy Week? If yes, remember not to take the MRT as the rail line's management has announced its annual maintenance shutdown will take place over this period.According to an announcement made via the
Private cars are being flagged down, too
Yesterday, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) special operations commander (and resident tough guy) Bong Nebrija shared a video showing enforcers strictly, er, enforcing the yellow-lane rule on buses along EDSA.The video, which has since gone viral, was a breath of
Is this the real life?
So apparently, public buses can fall in line along EDSA, and all it takes is a little patience from those behind the wheel, a tough-as-nails Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) commander, and a handful of enforcers to keep the situation
For one day only
International Women's Day is tomorrow, and to celebrate the occasion, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and MRT-3 management have announced that all female passengers will be allowed to ride the rail line free of charge.Free entrance for women will
Will this translate to better service?
Bus drivers and conductors might soon have a little more to look forward to after a long month of plying Manila's traffic-filled streets.According to a report by Inquirer.net, employees working in the local public utility bus transport industry
Caviteños, rejoice
Commuting to and from Cavite might soon become a whole lot easier.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that construction of the LRT-1 extension to Cavite is set to begin in April 2019. The project will connect the existing
Will it live up to the hype?
By now you've heard that the Metro Manila Subway project is finally pushing through. It's potentially one of the biggest projects of the government's "Build, Build, Build" program, and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says as much.DOTr secretary
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