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And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
It will be soft-launched next week
MRT-3 commuters can expect a safer and more convenient contact-tracing procedure come next Monday.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that it will be launching a new contact tracing app for the rail line on January 18 called MRT-
Is this an adjustment worth making?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking into yet another adjustment to EDSA's lane layout. This time, the agency says it is looking into placing the busy thoroughfare's motorcycle and bicycle lanes side by side.In an interview with
Are you willing to use this mode of payment on public transport?
Back in October, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) confirmed that they will conduct pilot testing of a new automatic fare-collection system (AFCS) in the first quarter of 2021. Well, it looks like the
What if?
Depending on whether the glass in your head is half full or half empty, and whether or not one is referring to situations real or imagined, the mere mention of the words "what if" can generate any of a variety of responses-
It’s been quite a year
COVID-19 didn't just shake up local transportation when it landed in the Philippines back in March. The coronavirus burst through a wall a la Kool-Aid Man, grabbed it by the neck, violently tossed it around the room, and threw
We can’t wait to see these operational
It looks like the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will be ready to take on more passengers once the transport situation in the country begins to normalize.In a Facebook post, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) flaunted three new diesel-hydraulic locomotives and
Please make this happen
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already shown off renders of the Metro Manila Subway, shared that it will be flood-proof, and even flaunted a gigantic tunnel boring machine. This time, though, we might just be about to buy into the
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
Who else saw this coming?
That didn't take long. Barely two weeks into the implementation of fully-cashless payments on the country's major tollways, cash lanes are set to make a comeback on the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX).There's no shortage of reasons to
Which one impacted you the most?
Has anyone seen Doc Brown and his time-traveling DeLorean? Because 2020 really needs a do-over. A volcanic eruption, a deadly respiratory virus, city-wide floods-seriously, if someone can think of a rougher 12-month period in recent history, we'
The two industry giants in Southeast Asia might be joining businesses soon
Some big news for the region: Grab and Gojek, two Southeast Asian ride-hailing giants, are reportedly closing in on a merger. According to Bloomberg, the two companies have made "substantial progress in working out a deal to combine their businesses."But
The motorcycle-taxi company has been given a provisional authority to operate
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has issued Angkas a Provisional Authority to Operate under the extended motorcycle-taxi pilot run.According to a press statement, the development is "pending confirmation of compliance to pending operational requirements" set by the National Task Force
JoyRide and Move It facilities, meanwhile, have yet to undergo inspection
Turns out Angkas will have to wait a little longer for its riders to resume operations under the extended motorcycle-taxi pilot run.Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that the three accredited motorcycle-taxi companies-Angkas, JoyRide, and Move
Boris Johnson is calling it the country’s green recovery
The United Kingdom is making the great green leap, announcing that it will end the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles by the year 2030.In an opinion article for the Financial Times, Prime Minister Boris Johnson shared plans for the
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