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Dear politicians, we’ve documented our commute so you don’t have to

Jul 23, 2017 - 3:07 PM

We need solutions for our transportation woes and we need them fast

Dear politicians, we’ve documented our commute so you don’t have to

Free rides during peak hours on all LRT, MRT lines for Independence Day

Jun 09, 2017 - 6:36 PM

Commuters will have free rides on Monday, June 12, in all 20 stations of LRT-1 from Baclaran in Parañaque City to Roosevelt in Quezon City, from 7-9 am and from 5-7 pm

Free rides during peak hours on all LRT, MRT lines for Independence Day

LRT1 operator completes restoration, vows more daily rides soon

Jun 07, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Light Rail Manila Corporation will be able to increase trips to 554 from the current 498 daily

LRT1 operator completes restoration, vows more daily rides soon

Coming in 2018: LRT2's Masinag and Emerald stations

May 30, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Set to be completed in August 2018, the two additional stations are designed to accommodate 80,000 more passengers daily during the first 5 years of operations

Coming in 2018: LRT2's Masinag and Emerald stations

Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

Apr 29, 2017 - 10:02 PM

At a recent government forum, Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Teresita Sy-Coson share a light-hearted moment over the common station that their firms argued over for nearly 8 years

Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

LRT, MRT, PNR schedules: Holy Week 2017

Apr 07, 2017 - 9:25 AM

LRT 1 and 2, MRT 3, and PNR will undergo maintenance works from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday

LRT, MRT, PNR schedules: Holy Week 2017

Alvarez grills DOTr over ‘ambitious’ MRT-LRT common station

Mar 15, 2017 - 3:26 PM

A visibly peeved Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tells DOTr officials they must pay for the penalties out of their own pockets should they fail to complete the common station by 2019

Alvarez grills DOTr over ‘ambitious’ MRT-LRT common station

Senators convinced 'best' location achieved for MRT-LRT common station

Feb 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM

But the Senate committee wants someone 'to be held liable' for the P200-million naming rights contract of SM Prime, which caused the almost 8-year delay of the project

Senators convinced 'best' location achieved for MRT-LRT common station

Tokyo Metro: It's time to build a subway in PH

Feb 12, 2017 - 5:10 PM

But before the Philippines builds its first subway, the operator of Tokyo's 9 subway lines says the country should fix the congested MRT3 first

Tokyo Metro: It's time to build a subway in PH

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

Feb 06, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Light Rail Manila's directive is to rehabilitate the 20 stations and train cars of LRT1 in 18 months and extend the line from Baclaran to Bacoor, Cavite

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

Alvarez grills DOTr officials during hearing on MRT-LRT common station

Jan 25, 2017 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he prefers the original plan for the common station, conceptualized in 2009

Alvarez grills DOTr officials during hearing on MRT-LRT common station

Vitangcol eyes charges vs DOTr execs over MRT-LRT common station

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:51 PM

Former MRT3 chief Al Vitangcol III claims transportation officials violated the procurement law when they allowed a compromise deal on the common station

Vitangcol eyes charges vs DOTr execs over MRT-LRT common station

Alvarez: P2.8-billion MRT-LRT common station too expensive

Jan 19, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the House of Representatives will review the project to check its cost and find out if it is 'for the convenience of passengers'

Alvarez: P2.8-billion MRT-LRT common station too expensive

Commercial operations for MRT-LRT Common Station eyed in April 2019

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Rarely seen together, the country's top businessmen come to agree on the final location of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-Light Rail Transit (LRT) Common Station project

Commercial operations for MRT-LRT Common Station eyed in April 2019

LOOK: Proposed design of MRT-LRT common station

Jan 18, 2017 - 1:20 PM

It is a P2.8-billion, 13,700-square-meter project that will connect the LRT1, MRT3, and MRT7

LOOK: Proposed design of MRT-LRT common station

Berroya, an Arroyo general, is new LRTA administrator

Jan 05, 2017 - 7:18 PM

One of the favorite generals of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reynaldo Berroya is back in harness

Berroya, an Arroyo general, is new LRTA administrator

LRT-1 offers free rides on New Year’s day

Dec 30, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Rides will be free to passengers from 7 am to 9 am and 5 pm to 7 pm on Sunday, January 1

LRT-1 offers free rides on New Year’s day

MRT-LRT common station to be done in 2.5 years – DOTr

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the signing of the compromise agreement on the common station is expected before 2016 ends

MRT-LRT common station to be done in 2.5 years – DOTr

2016 Christmas schedules for LRT, MRT, PNR

Dec 05, 2016 - 1:30 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Here's a list of operating hours of public train systems in December

2016 Christmas schedules for LRT, MRT, PNR

Free LRT1 rides for senior citizens, PWDs this Christmas

Dec 04, 2016 - 9:40 PM

The free rides will be available on all weekends and holidays from December 3, 2016 to January 8, 2017 in all LRT1 stations

Free LRT1 rides for senior citizens, PWDs this Christmas

Tugade accepts DOTr Undersecretary Kintanar's resignation

Nov 23, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Kintanar, a former Ayala executive, says he would like to give Tugade a free hand in addressing 'misconceptions or doubts as to the impartiality and independence of the DOTr'

Tugade accepts DOTr Undersecretary Kintanar's resignation

Alvarez: No improvement in traffic, trains after 100 days under Duterte

Oct 03, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Despite dismay over traffic, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez still praises President Rodrigo Duterte for his overall performance during his first 100 days in office

Alvarez: No improvement in traffic, trains after 100 days under Duterte

Deal reached: LRT-MRT common station between SM North, TriNoma

Sep 27, 2016 - 3:55 PM

A memorandum of understanding is set to be signed on Wednesday, September 28

Deal reached: LRT-MRT common station between SM North, TriNoma

With emergency powers, lighter Metro Manila traffic by 2019

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:43 PM

Emergency powers will allow the faster implementation of over P207-billion worth of infrastructure projects to ease traffic, transportation officials say

With emergency powers, lighter Metro Manila traffic by 2019

Duterte admin revives plan to build Metro Manila subway

Aug 18, 2016 - 2:20 PM

This would have been the most expensive public-private partnership (PPP) deal implemented under former president Benigno Aquino III's administration

Duterte admin revives plan to build Metro Manila subway

Beep cards expand to tollways

Aug 11, 2016 - 11:14 AM

AF Payments Incorporated starts its limited public trial on accepting beep cards as payment at CAVITEX for the toll fees of Class 1 vehicles

Beep cards expand to tollways

Tugade: Train fares, tollway fees will not go up

Aug 10, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade also allays fears involving the granting of emergency powers, vowing there will be no 'arbitrariness' or 'whimsical approaches'

Tugade: Train fares, tollway fees will not go up

Free Wi-Fi at NAIA, LRT, MRT, select transpo hubs in 100 days

Jul 13, 2016 - 9:55 AM

The Philippine government taps PLDT's Smart to offer free Wi-Fi at the country's major transportation hubs

Free Wi-Fi at NAIA, LRT, MRT, select transpo hubs in 100 days

Trial run: LRT1 to extend operating hours for a month

Jul 07, 2016 - 3:05 PM

'If the test run will show an interest from the public, then we would be pleased to do a more detailed study to make it permanent,' the chief of Light Rail Manila says

Trial run: LRT1 to extend operating hours for a month

San Miguel buys out partner in $1.6B MRT7 project

Jul 05, 2016 - 9:00 PM

A $100-million deal results in San Miguel owning 100% of the company which will design, construct, and complete the MRT7

San Miguel buys out partner in $1.6B MRT7 project

'#MMShakeDrill is almost real'

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:30 PM

MMDA commander Geruncio Ilagan says the participation of both the public and private sectors has made the 2016 earthquake drill successful

'#MMShakeDrill is almost real'

Beep card reloading now available at Bayad Center outlets

Jun 07, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The beep cards used on the MRT3 and LRT Lines 1 and 2 may now be reloaded at select Bayad Center outlets

Beep card reloading now available at Bayad Center outlets

VIRAL: Youth choir surprises LRT passengers with serenade

Jun 07, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Sing Philippines Youth Choir says the goal of the flash mob was to promote 'the beauty of chorale music' and arts to the public

VIRAL: Youth choir surprises LRT passengers with serenade

Construction of MRT7 finally starts

Apr 20, 2016 - 5:05 PM

Once MRT7 is built, it will only take Bulacan-based commuters 30 minutes to reach Quezon City, from the current two hours

Construction of MRT7 finally starts

San Miguel Corp forms new company for MRT7

Apr 14, 2016 - 9:15 PM

This company will be in charge of developing the long-delayed MRT7, which will run from Quezon City to Bulacan

San Miguel Corp forms new company for MRT7

LRT, MRT schedules: Holy Week 2016

Mar 18, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The LRT lines and the MRT will have no operations starting Maundy Thursday until Easter Sunday

LRT, MRT schedules: Holy Week 2016

VIRAL: 'Crazy' LRT ride

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM

(UPDATED) Viral videos show the ordeal of passengers as a 'doorless' LRT1 train car moves from station to station. LRT management apologizes to the passengers.

VIRAL: 'Crazy' LRT ride

LRT2 resumes operation after 3-hour disruption

Mar 08, 2016 - 11:52 AM

(UPDATED) The mass transit line was on 'limited operation' on Tuesday morning, March 8, stranding hundreds of passengers for about 3 hours

LRT2 resumes operation after 3-hour disruption

Engineers racing to fix LRT1

Feb 27, 2016 - 4:07 PM

Aiming to rehabilitate and upgrade the 20 stations of the dilapidated Light Rail Transit Line 1 in 18 months, over 1,200 engineers and staff are preparing for the future

Engineers racing to fix LRT1

Right-of-way acquisition for MRT7: Zero

Feb 22, 2016 - 1:36 PM

After MRT7 construction snagged an over 7-year delay due to stalled financial closure and change in terms of the deal, it faces another issue: right-of-way acquisition

Right-of-way acquisition for MRT7: Zero

After 7 years, San Miguel unit to start building MRT7

Feb 15, 2016 - 6:49 PM

MRT7 involves the construction of train stations from San Jose del Monte, Bulacan to Quezon City, among others

After 7 years, San Miguel unit to start building MRT7

2016 bets on EDCA, LRTA anomalies, Obama’s last SOTU | 12PM wRap

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:12 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler's newscast, The wRap

2016 bets on EDCA, LRTA anomalies, Obama’s last SOTU | 12PM wRap

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Several infrastructure deals that are seen to solve the nightmarish Metro Manila traffic are still hounded by delays

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Infra projects to ease traffic to continue beyond 2016 – Palace

Jan 05, 2016 - 4:01 PM

Various infrastructure projects to ease traffic are expected to be completed in 2016 or 2017, but Malacañang says completion won't be affected by the change in administration

Infra projects to ease traffic to continue beyond 2016 – Palace

Suggestions to solve Manila's traffic woes

Dec 29, 2015 - 7:49 PM

'The current transportation bottleneck is something that should concern every Filipino'

Suggestions to solve Manila's traffic woes

LIST: LRT, MRT, PNR schedules for Christmas 2015

Dec 23, 2015 - 12:57 PM

(UPDATED) Be guided, as most transportation services will be operating on limited hours during the holidays

LIST: LRT, MRT, PNR schedules for Christmas 2015

After a year, LRT-MRT common station problem still unsolved

Nov 25, 2015 - 6:25 PM

A compromise agreement between all stakeholders has yet to be signed

After a year, LRT-MRT common station problem still unsolved

APEC week: LRT, MRT, PNR on regular operations

Nov 16, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Metro Manila's train networks will observe regular schedules with roads closed for APEC week

APEC week: LRT, MRT, PNR on regular operations

SC asked to invalidate LRT-1 Cavite extension project

Nov 12, 2015 - 11:38 PM

Petitioners say the concession agreement for the Cavite Extension Project is a 'lopsided contract'

SC asked to invalidate LRT-1 Cavite extension project

Poe grills DOTC officials over MRT7, LRT-MRT common station

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:23 PM

'With the appalling state of public transportation, MRT7 would have helped ease the burden of commuters,' says Senator and presidential aspirant Grace Poe

Poe grills DOTC officials over MRT7, LRT-MRT common station