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That completes Hyundai’s lineup of government-certified modern jeepneys
The DOTr will “strictly enforce” the policy
The required distance between passengers in all forms of public transport shall remain at one meter, Presidential spokeperson Harry Roque confirmed on today, September 19."Nag-desisyon na po ang Presidente kahapon (September 18). Ang desisyon po ng Presidente, mananatili po ang
Their licenses will be confiscated
Drivers of public utility vehicles who violate social-distancing measures in their vehicles will have their licenses confiscated, the chief of the country's security force on COVID-19 said today, September 18."The point is, if ever there is violation na
Through this scheme, the government will subsidize PUV operators and drivers
More details about the government's upcoming 'net service contracting scheme' under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan II) have surfaced, and it appears that things will soon start to look up for our country's mass transport system.The
For now, the one-meter social-distancing requirement shall prevail
Well, that was quick.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) began the implementation of the reduced social distancing on public transportation at the start of this week, on September
Concerns are being addressed
Bus operations between Metro Manila and the provinces could resume as early as September, authorities said Wednesday, in a potential breakthrough for those with families outside the capital.Rules are being ironed out to address the concerns of local governments (LGU), said
Some good news
The Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, also known as the Bayanihan II Act, has been signed into law. Its P9.5 billion in appropriations is meant to help the Philippines bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also covers
Do you think the government is making the right move with this one?
The decision of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to reduce the social distancing requirement on public transportation has already taken effect as of this writing. With this move,
“Kayo po ang first line of defense laban sa pandemic na ’to”
The required distance between passengers on board public transport will be reduced starting today, September 14, which is "too early," according to a group of medical frontliners who called for a timeout last month. As they hold dialogues with transport authorities, they
It starts today
A few days ago, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) had already approved plans to reduce social distancing on public transportation. If you're a commuter during the
Is this a good idea, though?
Commuters, you're going to want to be extra careful when taking public transportation over the next few weeks.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved
The agency also recently revealed its new tunnel boring machine
The Metro Manila Subway is one of the government's biggest projects that we think motorists and commuters alike are looking forward to, as it's surely something that could do wonders for our road congestion and mass-transport system in the
Baby steps
Metro Manila's train lines are definitely up and running. Statistics recently released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) show ridership is nowhere near the usual numbers, but the MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, and PNR are operational. Hey, baby steps,
It will begin accepting credit card payments this month
Motorcycle-taxi service providers have found themselves in quite a sticky situation since this pandemic started. You see, the mere idea of pillion riding has become quite the sore spot for authorities over the past several months, let alone the operation of
For Metro Manila, Cebu and Pampanga
Grab, which resumed operations under general community quarantine (GCQ) on August 19, has just announced it is extending the operating hours of its ride-hailing services.GrabCar and GrabTaxi, which could only accept passengers until 10pm upon resuming trips during GCQ, will
As well as the backing of the House Committee on Transportation
Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, commander of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, has recommended the resumption of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run in areas under general community quarantine, particularly Metro Manila.During a hearing initiated by the House Committee on Transportation, Eleazar said
Apply cold water to the burned area
Recently, a Facebook page by the name of Luxury Cars Manila went viral for all the wrong reasons.In a post that, by the looks of it, has since been deleted, the page-which claims to be "the premier luxury automotive brokerage
Good news, commuters
As Metro Manila eases into general community quarantine (GCQ), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announces that it has given an additional 1,333 traditional public utility jeepneys the green light to operate in 23 new routes starting Wednesday, August
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