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The dry run of the first phase of ferry operations, set for early December, includes routes from the Metro Star Ferry Terminal in Cavite to SM MOA and the Cultural Center of the Philippines port
The agency's top accomplishments were either initiated before Duterte's term or have yet to be finished
(3rd UPDATE) The Department of Transportation will now make roadworthiness the standard for allowing PUVs to remain in operation. Meanwhile, the franchise consolidation aspect of the modernization program will be upheld.
(UPDATED) The model developed by Toyota Motor Philippines Inc. (TMPI) costs P998,000 per unit and is targeted to be released before the end of the year. But already, some netizens have given it a thumbs down.
(UPDATED) The vehicle, which will have a capacity of 12-13 passengers, and won't cost more than P1 million, says the transportation secretary
Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon laments the denial of a mass transportation crisis in Metro Manila, when the plight of the daily commuter shows otherwise
Among the scrapped programs is the Tsuper Iskolar initiative, which provides free skills training for displaced drivers and operators
Amid criticisms, DOTr Secretary Tugade says they are ready to dialogue, but will not consider canceling the program
Of the 85,000 modernized jeepneys needed by the end of the transition period in July 2020, only 2,595 are in operation
The transport secretary announces that 20 operators have had their certificates of public convenience canceled after joining the 2017 transport strike
Senator Grace Poe, chairperson of the Senate committee on public services, has said the DOTr uses the lack of emergency powers as an excuse for failing to do its job
Groundbreaking for the new airport is set for December
Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel calls on the DPWH and DOTr to be transparent on their multi-billion proposed allocations for right-of-way infrastructure projects
The Department of Transportation speaks for its chief, saying Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade 'will not allow himself to be used as props for political theatrics'
Poe says the existing laws sufficiently cover the fast-tracking of procurement and implementation of projects
(4th UPDATE) MRT-3 trips partially resume with northbound and southbound now running from the North Avenue Station to the Shaw Boulevard Station
Meanwhile, the road and maritime sectors have no approved infrastructure projects for 2020
In its proposed budget for next year, the DOTR expects to spend 5 times its P19.9 billion allocation for railways in 2019
Three years after taking over, MRT operators still blame the 'mismanagement' of previous administrators for its problems
Lipad Corporation CEO Bu Yong Chungunco says they are 'excited' to develop Clark International Airport as the region's premier hub
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade plans to put 3 Dalian MRT3 trains in operation by the end of the year
The completion rate of the Antique Airport Development Project stands at 12%. It is supposed to be finished in June 2020.
Now part of public transport, hatchbacks and subcompact vehicles must seat at most 3 passengers, excluding the driver
The Department of Transportation also wants hatchback units to be permanently classified for transport network vehicle services
Once the Sangley Airport is ready for domestic flights, only Cebu Pacific would be immediately ready to operate at the Cavite gateway
Grab drivers list the reasons it’s difficult for them to secure the certificates of public convenience that the LTFRB requires
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade signs the 'Taxi Modernization Program' in line with the public utility vehicle modernization program of the government
Cebu Pacific canceled around 14 flights a day from April 28 to May 10, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board
The Department of Transportation sets the fare that motorcycle taxis should charge, as well as safety requirements that should be provided by the drivers or operators
The Department of Transportation receives a copy of the NAIA Consortium's updated proposal on Tuesday night, April 23
(UPDATED) The Clark International Airport Corporation says it will already be 'business as usual,' following the Luzon earthquake that caused a temporary shutdown
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the Luzon earthquake caused around P30 million in damage to the Clark International Airport
The Commission on Audit says some officials of the then-Department of Transportation and Communications failed to observe proper rules in procuring IT equipment in July 2010
(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation suspends Samuel Jardin, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board executive director, for 90 days
(3rd UPDATE) Transportation Assistant Secretary Goddes Libiran says Secretary Arthur Tugade is 'not a micromanager'
The Japanese contractor shoulders the cost of needed parts in the meantime, because of the delayed signing into law of the Philippines' 2019 national budget
Once fully operational in 2025, the Philippines' first intercity underground railway will connect Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City within 30 minutes
(UPDATED) Christian Guzman, 29, is caught at the MRT3 inspection area with a live grenade 'wrapped with packaging tape and placed inside a cellphone box'
(3rd UPDATE) The Department of Transportation agrees to a one-week postponement of the closure of the Tandang Sora flyover and intersection to 'strengthen public awareness and to manage traffic situation in the area'
Common Area A, which will link the LRT1 and the MRT3, will be operational by October 2020, says the private builder
The uniformed personnel only need to present a valid ID as proof of active service
(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation officially launches free bus rides with PITX-Lawton-Baclaran and PITX-Monumento-EDSA-Baclaran routes
(UPDATED) The passenger, a Chinese national, is still detained in the Mandaluyong police headquarters
The buses are from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the Philippine Coast Guard
Caviteño commuters can expect more shuttle services to and from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange to aid in their travel
The Department of Transportation says it cannot just issue a department order allowing Angkas and habal-habal operations, as pushed by some lawmakers
The Department of Transportation says it is using the Malasakit brand – associated with Bong Go – only because it 'captures' the kind of service the agency wants to deliver
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade instructs the Office of Transportation Cooperatives to fast-track the approval of accreditation applications for the program
But a DOTr official says the process was aboveboard, as they were the ones that sought the DBM’s help to be their procuring agent last year
The newly renovated and rehabilitated port can now accommodate more ships and passengers