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At the start of September, Grab Philippines announced that GrabCar and GrabTaxi rides were once again available until midnight. Well, now that restrictions on public transportation have eased up even further, the company has just announced that its ride-hailing services will
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
It might do more harm than good
Yesterday, the Department of Transportation announced that it has ordered all transportation sectors to implement a 'one seat apart' policy to help increase capacity and jumpstart public transit. The move comes a day after President Rodrigo Duterte gave the measure his go-
The previous physical-distancing requirement was one meter
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved imposing a 'one seat apart' rule in public transport, as the economy gradually and carefully restarts seven months into the COVID-19 quarantine, his spokesman said today, October 13.Previously, commuters were required to be spaced one
Take note, commuters
Some more good news coming your way, commuters: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just opened 44 new public utility jeepney routes and authorized 4,820 more PUJs in the metro. This comes after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)
The agency will take on this project along with the Land Bank of the Philippines
It's been one fiasco after another for commuters throughout this entire COVID-19 pandemic. The latest one comes in the form of the automatic fare-collection system (AFCS) that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is requiring for the EDSA Busway.This
Fingers crossed
Can motorcycle-taxi riders now see the light at the end of the tunnel?National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. revealed that President Rodrigo Duterte had been informed of the official recommendation of the Inter-Agency
Let’s hope the train line will be back up and running as soon as possible
Man, talk about bad luck. A fire broke out at the Santolan Station of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) earlier today, and this has forced the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) to halt the train line's operations.Multiple
Thank you
The first couple of days of the EDSA Busway's 'No Beep card, no ride' policy was anything but smooth. Confusion surrounding the tap-to-pay card itself and, perhaps more important, the added cost commuters had to shoulder led to widespread
The agency’s service provider has refused to waive the Beep card’s costs
Things are starting to get a bit messy along EDSA. Not because of heavy traffic, but because of the whole automatic fare-collection system (AFCS) policy that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is requiring for the EDSA Busway.Following all the hullabaloo
Other modes of cashless transactions are available, the agency says
If you've been following the news on the shift to contactless payment systems for public transport, you already know that the process has so far been far from smooth.The 'no Beep card, no ride' policy of the EDSA Busway officially
The DOTr gives us some clarifications
The EDSA Busway has gone cashless. In case you missed it, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently began implementing the contactless payment policy, and frankly, things haven't been smooth going during these early days since.But apart from the mad rush
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Regulators said on Thursday, October 1, that more UV Express routes are now allowed to reopen as public transportation gradually increases capacity during the general community quarantine.According to a memo adopted on September 11, and effective immediately after publication in a
Seems like there are still a few kinks to sort out
The goal of the 'no Beep card, no ride' policy for the EDSA Busway system was to improve the implementation of social distancing among commuters and minimize the physical exchange of money to slow down COVID-19.By the looks of these
This would be appreciated
In case you haven't been paying attention, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aggressively pursuing a cashless future for the country's transportation system. Everything from buses to expressways are expected to shift to contactless modes of payment as the year
Company documents will suffice
Employees who need to ride provincial buses for work can do so without securing travel authority, the country's COVID task force chief said on Wednesday, September 30.The head of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, told Dobol
12 modified provincial bus routes are set to open on September 30, 2020
Commuters who've had a hard time getting in and out of the metro throughout this pandemic can now breathe a slight sigh of relief. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has just approved the resumption of provincial bus operations
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