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DPWH, NLEX Open New Balagtas Northbound Entry

A joint road project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation was opened that would give a faster and more convenient travel in this province up to the central and northern part of Luzon. The new 600-meter Balagtas northbound entry provides direct access to motorists coming from the Balagtas Interchange going to NLEX northbound,...

More Students Benefit From Free MRT-3 Rides

More students availed of the free ride at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, with 2,478 recorded on Tuesday, the highest in a day since its start on July 1. In an update, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the total number of free rides on the MRT-3 since the program started had reached 46,096 as of August 20. “Sa kabuuan,...

Toyota PH Targets Sales Of 165K Vehicles This Year

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) expects to double sales volume of its Hiace Grandia model, as it introduced to the Philippine market its new variants to hit vehicle sales of 165,000 units this year. TMP president Satoru Suzuki told reporters they expect the launch of the All New Super Grandia to boost the Hiace, which had a 54.6-percent total market share...

16 Modernized Jeepneys To Start Plying Bulacan Route

The first sixteen new jeepneys under the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) modernization program will start plying the streets in this province. The first batch of the modernized jeepneys will be servicing the route from Sampol Market in the City of San Jose Del Monte to Santa Maria and Meycauayan City. Jesus Sison, head of enforcement of the Land Transportation Franchising...

Hino Introduces Upgraded Fc9j Truck At Transport And Logistics Expo 2019

Hino Motors Philippines, exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses, launches the upgraded FC9JL7A medium-duty truck model under the Hino 500 truck series at the Transport and Logistics Expo, which will run from August 15 to 17 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. HMP will also showcase its Hino Class 2 PUV with Centro Cab-less body during the...

LTFRB Ordered To Approve All Valid TNVS Applications

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), directed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to implement the order of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) to automatically approve all valid transport network vehicles services (TNVS) applications. “In a meeting yesterday with ARTA Director-General Jeremiah Belgica, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade instructed Undersecretary for Road Transport Mark De Leon to ensure LTFRB’s immediate...

DOTr: Completed Railway Assets To Ease Traffic By 25%

A Department of Transportation (DOTr) official said Wednesday they expect Metro Manila traffic to ease from 6 percent to 7 percent to 20 percent - 25 percent once all its railway assets are finished. “Our estimate for the current pipeline when they (railways) become operational is we increase our rail capture from 6 (percent) to 7 percent up to 20...

Transport Group Calls For Price Monitoring On Modern Jeeps

A leader of a national transport group on Saturday expressed dismay over the drastic increase in prices of modern jeepneys and called for its price monitoring from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Orlando Marquez, president of the Liga ng Transportation at Operators sa Pilipinas (LTOP), in an interview, said the price of a modern jeepney in 2017 was...

LTFRB: CDO Fare Hike Still Under Deliberation

The head of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Region 10 (LTFRB-10) on Thursday said the agency will consider increasing the minimum fare for thousands of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in Northern Mindanao, but not the exact figure that transport groups are asking for. LTFRB-10 Director, Aminoden Guro said their central office is still weighing on the petition...

Transport Group Wants Tricycles In PUV Modernization

A transport group on Saturday, called for the modernization of tricycles plying the inner roads in the country to give commuters convenience while traveling and protect the environment. Orlando Marquez, president of the Liga ng Transportasyon at Operators sa Pilipinas (LTOP), said tricycles must not be left behind by the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) modernization program of the government as...

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