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Over 5K Drivers In Ilocos Region Get Fuel Subsidy

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Region 1 (Ilocos) has distributed 5,550 Pantawid Pasada cash cards to legitimate public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators in the region from September last year up to April 3 this year. Based on the Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) fuel card distribution report, Region 1 has reached 80.20-percent completion rate...

LRT-1 Officially Lifts Bans On Liquid Items

Last April 02, 2019, the Light Rail Manila Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) officially lifted the banning of any liquid items inside their trains as a response to heighten the security measures and safety of the passengers after the Jolo Cathedral bombing in Sulu last January 27, 2019. Passengers can now bring in bottled waters and even perfumes, hand sanitizers and...

DOTr On Heightened Alert For Holy Week Exodus

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its attached agencies will be on heightened alert status in preparation for the great volume of passengers going to the provinces during the Holy Week break. This as the DOTr is set to implement its Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana Santa 2019 from April 8 - 25 to ensure a safe and convenient commuting experience...

IRR On Bigger Motorcycle Plates To Undergo Consultation: LTO

A transport official has reassured motorcycle riders that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of a law requiring bigger motorcycle number plates will undergo public consultation. Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante made this remark following the backlash from motorcycle riders who opposed the newly-signed law expected to prevent the use of such vehicles in the commission of crimes...

New Motorcycle Plates Won’t Be Made Of Metal: LTO

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured motorcycle riders that the new license plates will not be made of metal, an official said on Tuesday. LTO chief Edgar Galvante said no provision of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act states that the new motorcycle plates shall be made out of metal or steel. “It is not true that the plate that will be...

LGUs To Deputize MMDA To Enforce Anti-Jaywalking Ordinances

Local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila have agreed to deputize the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to enforce anti-jaywalking ordinances within their jurisdictions, following a meeting of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) on Tuesday. “The deputization means MMDA anti-jaywalking teams can apprehend jaywalking violators not just on major roads in the metropolis but also on roads listed as Mabuhay...

Construction Of CALAEX Begins

The construction of the 27-km. Cavite segment of the 45-km. Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAEX) began after the groundbreaking at Alapan II-B village here Wednesday. Envisioned as the “most advanced” expressway in the country, the Cavite segment, with an estimated project cost of PHP12 billion, will ensure a safe, efficient and seamless travel for motorists from Kawit town (in Cavite) to the...

Electric Vehicle Adoption Roadmap Pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian has reiterated the importance of a sound policy and regulatory framework for electric vehicles (e-vehicles) to usher in the uptake of electric vehicles in the country. During the Senate Committee on Energy hearing on Senate Bill No. 2137 or the Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act, Gatchalian quizzed the Department of Energy's (DOE) long term plan...

DOTr Sets April 30 Deadline In Talks With NAIA Consortium

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is eyeing to drop its negotiations with a consortium that is planning to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino Aquino International Airport (NAIA) if no deal is reached by April 30. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said the talks with the NAIA Consortium have been dragging, resulting to delays in the rehabilitation of the airport. “Tumatagal na ang usapan...

MMDA To Remove All Bus Terminals On Edsa By June

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to remove all bus terminals along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) by June. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), MMDA's policy-making body, approved the resolution prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public utility bus terminals and operators and other public utility vehicles along Edsa during its meeting held Tuesday at the...

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