Articles about Public Transportation

“If First World countries and cities allow it, why can’t we?”
End of an era?
The days of hazardous jeepney units might be numbered.According to a report by BusinessWorld, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) says that June 2020 is the agency's "deadliest deadline" to phase out old and dilapidated jeepney units."Ang
Along with 73 modern PUVs that will run 9 new routes across Region X
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has been quite busy lately with the recent launches for its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) across the country.At the start of July, the agency rolled out its PUV Modern Caravan, then followed it up
This includes airlines and ride-hailing services
Rail lines were only the tip of the iceberg, it seems.All students in the Philippines, from grade school to college level, will be able to avail themselves of a 20% fare discount on all forms of transportation now that Republic Act
These new public transport vehicles look ready to take on Philippine roads
The Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) has been in full swing since its launch in 2017. This week, the program took another giant step toward full implementation as it deployed new batches of modern PUVs for public use.The Land Transportation
There are 5,000 taxi franchises up for grabs
Set aside all your concerns regarding the number of TNVS units (or the lack thereof) for a minute. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has some good news. Well...sort of.The government agency has just announced that it has
Check out Isuzu's modified light-duty trucks
As part of its continued support for the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has teamed up with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in this year's Modern PUV Caravan.At the Caravan launch on
You need to get a ‘Student Pass’ first
In case you missed it, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that students will be allowed to ride select train lines for free from Monday to Friday (except holidays), and during select hours of the day.This student freebie begins on
Because s*** just got real
The rainy season has officially begun, whether you like it or not. And to make sure our readers stay safe when the typhoons hit, we're handing out a new set of tips.We've already released tip sheets for driving in
This includes all official bus stops and rest areas
Remember the bill that sought free WiFi access and toilet usage for passengers at land transport terminals? Here's some good news for all you commuters reading this-it has officially been passed into law.Republic Act No. 11311 (RA 11311), also
The event is now in its seventh year
We are in the advent of electric vehicle (EV) technology-it's hard to say otherwise, especially when carmakers all over the globe are putting more effort and resources into their electric ventures as we eclipse the decade. These are definitely exciting
Stations in San Fernando and Angeles eyed
Some good news for the folks up in Pampanga: The government is now studying a proposal to set up a new mass transit system in the province.The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) was recently briefed on an ongoing study for
What’s more convenient these days?
Remember back when you could greet the long weekend by getting into your ride and driving off without a care in the world? Yeah, those were the days. Now you're more likely to be greeted by hour-long traffic jams and
Fifteen units are already set to be deployed
The vehicles you see above are a handful of modernized Isuzu public utility vehicles (PUV) capable of accommodating up to 23 passengers, and boasting impressive space and modern features like automated fare collection and GPS tracking.Like what you see? Then you'
Brace yourselves: Inconvenience is coming
Is taking a Grab ride part of your everyday routine? If your answer is yes, you're going to want to sit down for this.The ride-hailing giant has announced that it is about to deactivate 8,000 of its transport
Let’s get this thing rolling
Want an idea of just how big an undertaking the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) is for the Department of Transportation (DOTr)? This photo might help.It's an image of the cutter head that will be used by the project's
Will this really improve the Metro Manila traffic situation?
It looks like our traffic and transportation agencies have a new target: UV Express units loading and unloading passengers wherever they please.Earlier today, the Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) made Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-025, which has
Drivers will no longer allowed to load and unload passengers between terminals
Like jeepneys, UV express service vehicles (UVs) cut from one lane to the other and load and unload passengers anywhere.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) plans on controlling such behavior through its issuance of Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-
It’s the ADB’s largest project to date
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced it has approved a $2.75 billion (P143.6 billion) loan to finance two segments of the Philippine government's North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR)-the ADB's largest infrastructure project in the country to date.
“Wala na po talagang disiplina”
The debate rages on as to whether or not cracking down on EDSA's bus terminals will be beneficial to the state of Metro Manila's traffic.On one hand, there are those who say doing so will help bring some semblance
  • TGP Rating:
    /20

    Starts at ₱

    TGP Rating:
    /20
    Starts at ₱