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First and last trips depart from terminus stations at 6am and 6pm, respectively
As SMC accelerates work on the southbound side of the Skyway Extension
After opening the northbound section of the Skyway Extension a few days ago, San Miguel Corporation has announced that work on the southbound side "will advance and move at a faster pace" to meet the project's completion by the third quarter
Again
Sweating bullets trying to renew your vehicle registration with the Land Transportation Office (LTO)? Well, you can rest easy again, because the agency has announced it is extending the validity of registration for vehicles with license plates ending in 3 and 4.
Adjust your schedules accordingly
Need to take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) heading out of town over the next couple of days? You might want to make adjustments to your route and schedule, as the NLEX Corporation has announced lane and toll-lane closures to make
Better safe than sorry
The Land Transportation Office's (LTO) license plate production has run into another snag. During a Zoom press conference held earlier today, the agency revealed that production operations are currently suspended due to false-positive COVID-19 test results of two employees.
In addition, 250 new routes will be activated
Those who have to take public transportation during the ongoing pandemic might have an easier time finding rides soon, as the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that it is set to deploy thousands of more jeepneys and buses
Uh oh
Well, this is hardly a good look for the public transport system. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), recent COVID-19 testing among rail line personnel has yielded a whopping 522 positive results.Of that figure, 117 positive cases came from
The agency is being careful during ECQ, though
The new Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, also known as Rockwell Bridge, was supposed to have been finished by now. It was originally scheduled to open in December 2020, but unfortunately, COVID-19 happened and the timeline for the project's completion had to
Provided you follow a few guidelines
Yes, you can bike outdoors for exercise despite the Greater Manila Area being under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) made this clear enough on social media last week.A clarification needs to be made, though, after reports
Planning to head out?
Tough luck if you were hoping for a normalization to trai- line operations following the 2021 Holy Week break: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that the MRT-3, the LRT-1, and the LRT-2 will continue operating at a
Efficiency will also be one of the agency’s priorities moving forward
It looks like newly appointed Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) executive director Alvin Carullo is making it a point to hear out all sides as the agency looks into proposed toll rate increases.In a statement, Carullo-who is two weeks fresh from
Management says the move is in a bid to protect personnel, too
Good news for authorized persons outside of residence (APOR) who have to drive north during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ): The NLEX Corporation has announced that the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) will remain open 24/
From the Ortigas, Santolan, and Cubao MRT-3 stations
The required use of personal protective equipment at public transportation terminals isn't just for show. Remember: Being out in public spaces is risky business during the COVID-19 pandemic, as carriers don't necessarily need to be coughing their lungs out
Here we go again
Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal are set to go back under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from March 29 until April 4, 2021. Unlike last year's version of this quarantine, however, public transport will remain operational,
SMC may not begin toll collection yet, though
It looks like our days of free passage on Skyway Stage 3 will soon come to an end.The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has given provisional approval to the toll fees proposed by San Miguel Corporation (SMC) for the elevated expressway. The
Expected to be completed in 2023
Move over, San Juanico. By 2023, the country's longest bridge will be the Panguil Bay Bridge in Northern Mindanao.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that it is set to begin working on the Panguil Bay Bridge
Care to take a guess what his ride is?
When it comes to roads, we think it's pretty safe to say Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) head Mark Villar knows his stuff. The man is, after all, responsible for making most of the current admin's big-ticket
He’s apparently a big fan of alternative mobility
You'd be forgiven for buying into the narrative that the country's ongoing infrastructure push is too car-centric. After all, it is a common sentiment among Facebook commuter groups, and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) isn't
The DOTr says it will be completed in December 2021
In its latest progress report, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that the Common Station on North Avenue is currently 48.48% complete, with construction now happening round the clock to meet the December 2021 target completion date.The transport hub,
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