Articles about Public Transportation

Take note, motorists and commuters
The single ticketing system has been all over the news this week after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Land Transportation Office (LTO), and select local government units in the city began the pilot implementation.There still seems to be some
Following the President’s orders
Some good news for commuters as return from our respective Holy Week vacations: the supposed fare increases for rail lines LRT-1, LRT-2, and MRT-3 have been deferred.President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has reportedly given the Department of Transportation (DOTr)
In case you need reminding, making bomb jokes in public places-especially crowded ones like transport hubs-is a no-no. In fact, doing so can land you in jail for for violating Presidential Decree No. 1727, or the 'Anti-Bomb Joke
Most routes previously serviced at Park Square have been relocated here
Heads-up, Makati regulars: As of March 20, the PUV Terminal at One Ayala is officially open.The new terminal is located on the lower ground level, and completes the One Ayala intermodal transport hub, which also connects to the MRT Ayala
Along with other fare reductions
After the Department of Transportation (DOTr) proposed recently the lowering of public transportation fees, the measure is now official after the government's approval.ABS-CBN News reports that come April, the minimum fare for traditional jeepneys traversing Metro Manila will be
Here’s what you need to know about the ongoing jeepney phaseout
The government's public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) has been the subject of endless debates over the past few weeks. It was what led to the week-long transport strike that was eventually cut short after an initial dialogue between Malacañ
And it only costs P1.3 million without the A/C
The jeepney, whether you like it or not, has become a cultural symbol of the Philippines-and as news of the PUV modernization program (PUVMP) being met with pushback continues, one transport group has come forward with a modern jeepney that might
The strike was supposed to last the entire week
Transport groups earlier this week called for a week-long strike in protest of the government's PUV modernization program, or what's more commonly called the jeepney phaseout.Today, transport groups Manibela and Piston have called an early end to the
The Senate recently adopted a resolution calling for the deadline’s deferment
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently extended the deadline for the jeepney phaseout from April to June this year. However, there's still a strong pushback from commuters, lawmakers, and of course, drivers and operators. In fact, a jeepney
Transport groups to stage ‘tigil pasada’ starting next Monday
About a week ago, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced a new deadline for the total phase out of traditional jeepneys. That date was set for June 30, 2023, following several extensions that the agency gave prior. But despite
The government just broke ground for the new public transportation project today
A couple of years back, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it was targeting the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to begin operations within 2021. If you take a look at what transpired since, though, it's clear that things didn'
This could be big
Some good news for residents of San Mateo, Rizal: Getting in and out of Metro Manila may soon be a whole lot easier courtesy of a new rail line.According to the country's Public-Private Partnership Center (PPPC), the San Mateo
Heads up!
Once the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) is complete, it's expected to drastically reduce travel times from Clark to Calamba. Until construction is done, though, we're all going to have to make some adjustments.Philippine National Railways (PNR) management has
Representatives from the country arrived last week
As a mode of public transport, the EDSA Busway isn't perfect. That much is clear. Thankfully, authorities are open to receiving input from those with more experience on the matter.Consultants from Sweco International AB-part of Sweden's technical assistance
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Attention, commuters: the w (PCG) is rolling out free bus rides on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2023.The buses will ply the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to Monumento route. There will be two buses deployed, and trips will be
Is this really necessary?
Nobody likes red tape. Well, almost nobody. We reckon there are plenty of fixers out there with business models that rely almost entirely on its existence. But yeah, you get the point.Now, imagine that a single piece of red tape is
In fact, the opposite is happening
Is the demand for ride-hailing dwindling? Apparently, some groups believe so. According to data presented by Grab, though, the situation is quite the opposite.During a media roundtable discussion held by the ride-hailing giant earlier today, officials bared that demand
These terminals will temporarily be unavailable until further notice
Yesterday, a fire broke out at the Araneta City bus station sometime in the afternoon. It wasn't until 10:09pm that authorities declared 'fire out.'Due to this incident, Araneta City management has announced that the Times Square Park and Beep
Will this finally address the surge in demand?
Metro Manila's ride-hailing scene is about to get some backup.In a statement, the Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said that it is giving 100,000 new transport network vehicle service (TNVS) franchise applications for Metro Manila
All rides will be free of charge
Well, this is it. After releasing a teaser last week, Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has announced that pets are now allowed on the LRT-2.Not all pets, of course. According to the official announcement, only small dogs and cats will
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