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Contract signed for EDSA side of MRT-LRT common station

Feb 13, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Common Area A, which will link the LRT1 and the MRT3, will be operational by October 2020, says the private builder

EDSA SIDE. This image shows the planned design for the Common Area A which will link the Light Rail Transit Line 1 and Metro Rail Transit Line 2. Image from DOTr

EXPLAINER: Not all projects are eligible for a Swiss challenge

Jan 30, 2018 - 7:36 PM

The Philippine president prefers a Swiss challenge for government projects, but the law says not all deals are eligible for that mode of implementation

SWISS CHALLENGE. Swiss challenge is when the government invites private groups to make competing offers, while giving the original proponent the right to match them. File photo

Construction of MRT-LRT common station finally begins

Sep 29, 2017 - 4:19 PM

The station linking the MRT7, MRT3, and LRT1 lines is targeted for completion in two and half years, according to the Department of Transportation

DOTr Secretary Athur Tugade (6th-R) Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea (7th-R) and PCCO Secretary Martin Andanar (5th-R) joint with Representatives From MRT-LRT and SM Mall and Trinoma Mall during the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Common Station that will connect four lines (LRT1, MRT3,MRT7, and the Metro Manila Subway in North Triangle Transport Terminal, EDSA corner North Avenue, Quezon City on Friday, September 29,2017. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:25 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

People remove debris of a building which collapsed after a quake rattled Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico's Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla.  / AFP PHOTO / Alfredo ESTRELLA

After a decade, construction of MRT-LRT Common Station to begin in September

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The coveted project has seen 3 transportation secretaries come and go. Finally, the construction will start on September 29.

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

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

GRILLING DOTR. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez attends the hearing of the committee on transportation, which is chaired by Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

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

PROBE INTO COMMON STATION. Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Committee on Public Services on Monday, February 13, 2017, leads probe into the MRT-LRT Common Station deal. Senators JV Ejercito and Sherwin Gatchalian also attended the hearing. PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo.

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

GRILLING. House leaders questioned the P2.8 billion memorandum of agreement between the DOTr and private firms for the development of the MRT-LRT common station. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

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

TURNING AGAINST DOTR. While answering to his multiple graft charges before Sandiganbayan, dismissed MRT3 General Manager Al Vitangcol wants to sue officials of the DOTr over alleged violations of the procurement laws. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

COMMON STATION. Proposed design of the station that will link the three rail transits in Metro Manila. Image from the Department of Transportation

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

Photo by DOTr

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

'FREE HAND'. Being a former executive director of AC and a former chief operating officer of AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, some lawmakers have called him out for a possible conflict of interest. Photo from Kintanar's LinkedIn account

San Miguel: No plans to look for MRT7 partner

Jul 14, 2016 - 7:26 PM

This was after San Miguel bought Zamora s stake in a company that holds rights to design construct and complete the MRT7 for 100 million

ONLY SAN MIGUEL. 'We are have an agreement that we will not sell or flip the shares,' San Miguel chief Ang (second from the left) says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

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

WHEN? Senator Grace Poe grills transportation officials Monday, November 9, 2015 over the construction of MRT7 and the proposed LRT-Mrt common station. File photo of TriNoma from its official Facebook page and MRT3 by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

San Miguel pushes for speedy resolution of common station deadlock

May 25, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The conglomerate says the issue on where to put the LRT MRT common station is affecting the financial closure of the P63 billion MRT7 project

SM Prime: Put LRT-MRT station in front of SM North

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM

SM Prime also denies it is in talks with DOTC to put up a second common station catering to LRT MRT passengers

LRT-MRT common station between SM North and TriNoma?

Mar 02, 2015 - 5:14 PM

To settle matters Metro Pacific Investments Corporation chairman Manuel V Pangilinan suggests that the highly contested common station has exits in the two malls

Ayala open to 2 LRT-MRT common stations

Nov 26, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Ayala Corporation says as shareholders of the Light Rail Manila consortium it is open to accepting mutually acceptable solutions from the government and other private sector proponents

DOTC eyeing another LRT-MRT common station

Nov 20, 2014 - 7:02 PM

The government is in talks with a unit of San Miguel Corporation for the construction of an additional common station this time at SM North EDSA

Gov’t: Pending cases not dampening investors’ confidence in PPP

Jul 04, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Investors are assured that legal remedies are available and a level playing field is in place to bid for major infrastructure projects

PENDING. Among the latest PPP projects to be put on hold is the awarding of the Cavite-Laguna project. Photo from the PPP Center

SM Group insists MRT-LRT common station MOA ‘valid’

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Pasay RTC gives DOTC LRTA 5 days to oppose SM’s claim over the P1 4 B project

COMMON STATION. The DOTC eyes one bidding for the LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project and the proposed common station linking LRT and MRT. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

DOTC: MRT-LRT common station MOA with SM expired in 2011

Jun 09, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The 2013 NEDA approved ruling is in effect allowing the transfer of the common station the agency claims

COMMON STATION. The DOTC eyes one bidding for the LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project and the proposed common station linking LRT and MRT. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

SM Group ‘not delaying’ the P65-B LRT 1 Cavite extension project

Jun 06, 2014 - 7:59 PM

The Henry Sy group also vows to fight for the P1 4 B MRT LRT common station contract

NOT DELAYING. SM Group clarifies it is not delaying the LRT 1 Cavite extension project, but will continue to fight for its LRT-LRT common station. Photo from the PPP Center

DOTC defends decision on MRT-LRT common station

Jun 05, 2014 - 10:36 PM

The government stands to save P800 million P1 billion if the proposed common station is constructed near Trinoma Mall instead of SM North EDSA mall

COMMON STATION. The DOTC eyes one bidding for the LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project and the proposed common station linking LRT and MRT. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

SM Group sues gov't over LRT-MRT common station

Jun 03, 2014 - 5:02 PM

The Henry Sy led group is asking the Pasay court to stop the transfer of the common station to Trinoma mall and order the government to honor a MOA they signed in 2009

COMMON STATION. The DOTC eyes one bidding for the LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project and the proposed common station linking LRT and MRT. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

DOTC wants to include common station in LRT Cavite bidding

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:27 PM

DOTC chief Joseph Emilio Abaya says both projects should be undertaken by one proponent to avoid delay

COMMON STATION. The DOTC eyes one bidding for the LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project and the proposed common station linking LRT and MRT. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

DOTC to bid out LRT-MRT common station in 1st half

Jan 15, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Construction will commence by the 3rd quarter

COMMON STATION. The DOTC will auction contract for the construction of the common station within the next 6 months. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis

DOTC wants LRT-MRT common station at Trinoma

Nov 03, 2013 - 9:10 PM

The Department of Transportation and Communications will likely recommend Trinoma as the location of the Metro rail systems common station

COMMON STATION. The DOTC will likely recommend Trinoma mall as the location for the LRT-MRT common station to the NEDA board. Photo courtesy of Trinoma Mall official Facebook page and AFP File/Noel Celis