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An initial 308 units will serve 15 routes in Metro Manila
An initial 308 modern jeepneys will hit the road again beginning today, June 22, as confirmed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board via its Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023, released on June 19. The 308 units will cover 15 routes
All 21 of them
Carmakers and other businesses have been opening their doors to customers as majority of the country transitions to general community quarantine or modified general community quarantine.Hino Motors Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country, has also
Is this the way?
To say that Metro Manila's public transportation is strained as authorities try to combat the spread of COVID-19 is a massive understatement. Yesterday, the first day of general community quarantine in Metro Manila, many commuters were left confused and helpless
Stay safe out there
General community quarantine. Enhanced community quarantine. Modified enhanced community quarantine. Quarantine, quarantine, quarantine-if only we had a peso for every time this word, or some variation of it, was mentioned on our website over the past two months.Anyway, Metro Manila
Are you willing to shift to cashless?
The days of cash payments inside PUVs might be numbered.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) have teamed up with PayMaya to provide PUV operators with more cashless payment options. The move is in line
To allow for easier contact tracing within public transport systems
While the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) has allowed businesses in Metro Manila to reopen (albeit at limited capacities), there are still some services that remain unavailable such as public transport.At the moment, PUVs have only resumed operating in general community
No mask, no ride
Residents of Kawit, Cavite may find commutes around their area a little different under general community quarantine (GCQ).Under GCQ, individuals who aren't considered high-risk may take public transportation, which will operate at a limited capacity. Public utility vehicles like
Movement is still limited, but there will be more modes of transport available
As of this writing, ECQ has been lifted in some areas in Luzon, and the general community quarantine period (GCQ) will be implemented in its place.Under the GCQ, some modes of transport are allowed following specific guidelines set by the Department
Be informed
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has shared physical distancing guidelines for buses, jeepneys, and other PUVs allowed to operate during the general community quarantine period (GCQ).Just to make things clear, Metro Manila is still under an enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ),
‘We miss commuting.’ It’s kind of weird hearing yourself say that.
People say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Well, it's been a good couple of weeks now since we last took public transportation and, for all the s*** the daily grind puts us through, and
These add to the DOTr’s fleet of vehicles currently providing free transport
Just a couple of weeks back, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) lent out some of its vehicles to aid in the transport of healthcare workers within the cities of Biñan and Santa Rosa in Laguna. Now, the carmaker is deploying even more
Never forget
A quarter of the planet's population, or about 500 million individuals-this is the estimated number of people infected by the Spanish flu when it swept through the globe from 1918 to 1920, and between 50 to 100 million of those
Some much-needed relief for transport workers
The Pasig City government has announced it will be providing thousands of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers cash assistance worth P3,000 starting Monday, March 30, 2020.In a Facebook post, Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto said that a total of P55.
Any fare increases must be approved by the LTFRB first
Times are tough all around right now thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the entire world. In the Philippines' case, a government-enforced community quarantine of Metro Manila is currently ongoing until April 14, 2020. The quarantine's restrictions
No jeepneys, buses, taxis, or trains will be allowed to operate at full capacity
Commuters, drivers, and PUV operators, take note: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the latest social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport amidst the current COVID-19 code red sublevel 2 situation in Metro Manila.If you've been
Standing is still allowed, as long as the bus isn’t overcrowded
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has addressed concerns regarding the use of public buses amid Metro Manila's ongoing COVID-19 scare.In a press conference held on March 10, the agency announced that overcrowded buses will not be
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
“We want the riding public to be out of danger”
Erring public utility vehicle drivers who have amassed multiple traffic violations behind the wheel might soon be suspended from plying Metro Manila's streets.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it is looking to suspend such motorists after the
It would require motorists in private cars to pay an additional fee during rush hour
We're already reaching the year's end, but it seems we still haven't seen the last of 2019's collection of proposals to solve Metro Manila traffic.According to a report by ABS-CBN, the Management Association of the Philippines (
DOTr and Toyota officials try it out
Nobody likes working on a Sunday, but there are things worth making time for. In this case, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) all gathered today to try out the latter's modern Hilux-based PUV.
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