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Davao city bus system to affect 7,000 jeepney drivers

Jun 07, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Davao City officials assure affected public utility drivers that they will get help once the High Priority Bus System fear is rolled out

WHAT STRIKE? Traffic builds up during rush hour in Davao City on Monday, October 16, 2017, as 20% of jeepney drivers get on the road despite a call for a nationwide strike. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

ADB hopes design of Davao City's bus system out by 2019

Mar 10, 2018 - 6:06 PM

While it has not yet moved to the National Economic and Development Authority board, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez says the $70-million plan 'is now in the pipeline'

DAVAO CITY. There has been clamor for an improved public transportation system in Davao City since the time of former mayor and now President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Have you tried the P2P bus yet? It's still a better ride

Feb 11, 2017 - 9:30 AM

From only 3 routes in end 2015 the P2P service has since expanded its routes But for its continued success standards for operators must be maintained

PREMIUM BUSES. Two double decker point-to-point luxury buses are presented to media during the dry run in January 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Riyadh's $22.5B rail and bus project on track – governor

May 05, 2016 - 1:40 PM

The Riyadh Metro the biggest ever infrastructure project in the Saudi capital is targeted for completion by end 2018

Workers stand in a tunnel on May 4, 2016 at a construction site of a section of the Saudi capital Riyadh's $22.5 billion metro system. The system, which will have six lines covering 176 kilometres (109 miles), supported by a bus network of 1,150 kilometres, is due to be completed by the end of 2018. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced a long-term reform programme, dubbed "Vision 2030", marking the beginning of a hugely ambitious attempt to move Saudi Arabia beyond oil, the backbone of its economy for decades. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE

To improve traffic in 2016, DOTC to overhaul bus, jeep systems

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The transportation department bares plans for point to point buses GPS monitoring bus rapid transit system phasing out of old jeepneys jeep deployment system and building of protected bike paths and sidewalks

LAST STRETCH. The DOTC is hoping to lay down the foundations for a better transportation in Metro Manila before a new administration is ushered in next year. Graphic by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

How to solve traffic? Fix bus system, pay drivers fixed wages

Jul 03, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Experts say reducing the number of buses that ply EDSA would significantly reduce travel time and costs of traffic for commuters

FIX BUS SYSTEM. JICA says it's possible to reduce the number of buses in EDSA by 50% without affecting services to commuters. File photo

MRT is in trouble, is the bus system ready?

Apr 30, 2015 - 9:53 AM

Would you rather take the bus or the MRT? Why not improve both?

COMMUTE. Would you rather take the bus or the MRT? Why not improve both? MRT photo by Jose Del/Rappler, Bus photo by Joseph Albano/Rappler

EDSA express bus service extended until May

Apr 24, 2015 - 10:40 AM

Transportation officials extend the pilot run of the Express Connect service to see if passengers will patronize it

Photo by Joseph Albano

The bus system we should have

Apr 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM

We need to fix the current broken system not work around it

Photo by Joseph Albano