Beep cards - updates

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You can now reload Beep cards using BPI Online

Jul 11, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Beep cards can now be reloaded through BPI Online or the bank's app in 4 steps

Beep cardholders now allowed to reload using Coins.ph

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:15 PM

The new function enables commuters to reload Beep cards in seconds – with as little as P10 – using funds from Coins.ph digital wallets on Android smartphones

More electronic toll collection options for Metro Pacific's roads soon

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

For now motorists traversing the NLEX can pay toll fees using their Easy Trip RFID Beep cards as well as Mastercard contactless debit prepaid and credit cards

ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION. Metro Pacific Tollways chairman Manuel Pangilinan tries new electronic toll collection of North Luzon Expressway. Photo courtesy of PayMaya Philippines

Beep cards now accepted in Citylink buses

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The company behind Beep cards says it will partner with more bus companies in Metro Manila

1ST DISTANCE-BASED. Commuters can now use their Beep cards in Citylink buses plying Newport City in Pasay City to Eastwood City in Quezon City and vice-versa. Rappler file photo

PayMaya, Beep to be allowed soon in NLEX, SCTEX

Dec 22, 2016 - 5:59 PM

The operator of the two toll ways expects these payment options to be available in NLEX by early January while SCTEX will follow

MORE OPTIONS. MPTDC is the parent firm of Manila North Tollways Corporation, which operates NLEX and SCTEX. Rappler file photo

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

TOLLWAYS. AF Payments says beep cards can be purchased or reloaded at the Parañaque Customer Service Center during the public trial phase. Rappler file photo

Tap-and-go beep cards now accepted on BGC buses

Jun 16, 2016 - 1:46 PM

BGC bus commuters can now use their tap and go beep cards to pay for their bus rides

TAP AND GO. The new Beep card can now be used to pay for trips on BGC buses. Photo from the Twitter account of LRT spokesman Hernando Cabrera

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

RELOADING OPTIONS. The tap-and-go beep cards may now be reloaded at select Bayad Center outlets. Photo from beep card Facebook page

Jaime Augusto, Fernando Zobel de Ayala ride MRT, inspect LRT

Dec 14, 2015 - 6:17 PM

The brothers check beep™ cards and LRT s rehabilitation – PPP projects that Ayala Corporation has interests in

beep™ cards now fully operational on MRT3, LRT1, LRT2

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:57 PM

The consortium behind the PPP project hopes the card’s interoperability feature will offer some improvement to the overall commuting experience

DOTC begins MRT3 signaling system upgrade

Oct 01, 2015 - 3:40 PM

DOTC says the upgrade will also ensure the availability of spare parts needed for the uninterrupted operations of the Metro Manila s busiest rail line

MRT3 UPGRADE. Under the contract, Bombardier will replace the existing local control system with a more contemporary software over the next 7 months, while the Philippine government earlier gave Dalian Locomotive the go signal to ship a new MRT3 prototype train car. File photo

Unified ticketing system to go live on MRT3 starting October 3

Sep 24, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Train passengers won t have to fall in line twice to buy a new ticket when they transfer lines

NEW TECHNOLOGY. Personnel from AF Payments and the LRTA teach commuters how to buy and reload the new tap-and-go beep™ cards using ticket vending machines. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Tap-and-go beep cards fully operational on LRT1

Sep 21, 2015 - 10:01 AM

Passengers can now use the new contactless beep™ smart cards on both northbound and southbound lines of the LRT

SMART CARDS. A commuter tries out the new ticket vending machines at the LRT2 Legarda station. Rappler photo

LRT1: Paper tickets will still be used

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The new tap and go beep™ cards will go live on the southbound line of the LRT1 starting Sunday but commuters can still opt to pay for their trips using paper tickets

NEW TECHNOLOGY. Personnel from AF Payments and the LRTA teach commuters how to buy and reload the new tap-and-go beep™ cards using ticket vending machines. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

LRT1 starts trial run of unified ticketing scheme August 16

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Starting Sunday commuters can buy and use the new contactless beep cards on the southbound line of the LRT1

FIRST USERS. A woman tries the new contactless beep card at the LRT2 Legarda station. Photo from the Twitter account of LRTA spokesperson Hernando Cabrera

Senior citizens, PWDs to register for discounted 'tap and go’ cards

Aug 07, 2015 - 7:46 PM

Those who still have the magnetic stored value tickets can refund the remaining value of their cards in all LRT1 stations from August 8 to 15

Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

LRT1 to stop selling magnetic tickets starting August 8

Aug 06, 2015 - 4:58 PM

The old magnetic system will be decommissioned in preparation for the new contactless system which has been undergoing public tests at Line 2 of the LRT

New unified LRT-MRT ticket: September rollout eyed for LRT1

Jul 23, 2015 - 9:58 AM

The new unified ticketing scheme will be implemented in more LRT2 stations within the next two weeks while the southbound side of LRT1 is expected to go live by September

MINOR GLITCHES. The transportation department calls the LRT2 unified ticketing scheme limited public trial a success, as minor glitches only involved the ticket vending machines (TVMs), such as the rejection of old and very crumpled peso bills. No major issues were experienced at the new turnstiles. Photo from LRT Spokesperson Hernando Cabrera's Twitter account

DOTC to expand LRT, MRT unified ticketing scheme in 2 weeks

Jul 21, 2015 - 4:31 PM

The agency says it is working on the minor glitches encountered by passengers during the trial run of the automated fare collection system

Trial run of LRT, MRT unified ticketing scheme starts July 20

Jul 17, 2015 - 5:24 PM

UPDATED LRT2 becomes the first Philippine commuter train to use smart card technology in its ticketing system

FIRST USERS. A woman tries the new contactless beep card at the LRT2 Legarda station. Photo from the Twitter account of LRTA spokesperson Hernando Cabrera

Long queues at LRT1: Stored value cards can't be used

May 26, 2015 - 9:07 AM

For now passengers traveling from Roosevelt to Baclaran stations cannot use their stored value cards due to the ongoing system upgrade

LONG LINES. Commuters at the Roosevelt station line up to buy single journey tickets. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Coming this May: New LRT, MRT 'tap and go' cards

May 11, 2015 - 12:05 PM

The new reloadable tap and go card for passengers of Metro Manila s 3 railway lines will soon be available starting with the LRT2 this May

TAP AND GO. The new Beep card can be used in Lines 1 and 2 of the LRT and the MRT3. Photo from the Twitter account of LRT spokesman Hernando Cabrera