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(UPDATED) Students need only to show their school IDs to get free rides during specific hours on weekdays, except holidays
(3rd UPDATE) The Light Rail Transit Line 2 is investigating the unprecedented train collision
(UPDATED) The Light Rail Transit Authority says it is investigating the collision
(UPDATED) All passengers are evacuated from train stations as operations are halted due to the earthquake on Monday, April 22
(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'
(UPDATED) 'The Commission prohibited the merger because the companies were not willing to address our serious competition concerns,' says the EU's powerful antitrust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager
If the project was not terminated, Malaysia would have to pay an annual 500 million ringgit interest payment
Here are the features and promises of Makati's Public Rail Transport, which is expected to be completed by 2023
Many of the victims are dismembered beyond recognition and police said it will take several days to complete the identification of the dead
You can now travel from Hong Kong to 44 destinations in Mainland China without changing trains
(5th UPDATE) One MRT3 worker is seriously injured and may require surgery, says MRT3 management
The projects include a railway connecting Malaysia's east coast to southern Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, and two gas pipelines
Transportation officials are appealing the 800% raise in zonal valuation of the 33-hectare lot intended for the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 depot
The defective air-conditioning unit is 12 years old, and was due for replacement two years ago
The electrical failure in a motor breaks a 29-day run for the train service without glitches
The Commission on Audit demands the documents from the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), which passes the buck to the Department of Transportation (DOTr)
The P397-million housing project for informal settlers who will be affected by the LRT-1 Cavite Extension project was awarded without first conducting a feasibility study, says the Commission on Audit
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales finds probable cause to charge former transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya with graft for awarding the contract to Busan Universal Rail Incorporated, 'an ineligible and unqualified entity'
(UPDATED) The PNR, MRT3, and LRT Lines 1 and 2 will give free rides on Independence Day during select times. Certain P2P bus routes will also be free.
The Light Rail Transit Authority says it will go for a quicker solution first, pending the replacement of the air-conditioning units by 2019
(UPDATED) If approved, the fare hike will be rolled out by August 2018, says LRT1 operator Light Rail Manila Corporation
After 28 straight days of no glitches for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, a door failure on Tuesday, May 22, forces the railway system to unload passengers
It will take 31 months and P16.985 billion to restore the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, based on talks between the Department of Transportation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency
Motorists and commuters who pass through Regalado Highway, the Tandang Sora Avenue-Commonwealth Avenue intersection, and North Avenue will be affected
Active military personnel should present their IDs to get free rides, under a one-year deal between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Department of Transportation
Commuters can already use the newly designed P1, P5, and P10 coins at ticket vending machines of the MRT3, LRT1, and LRT2
'I told MRT to file cases and collect damages from them,' says Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade
(UPDATED) The MRT3 is looking at increasing their target to 20 trains with a 4-car configuration. These can carry 720,000 passengers a day.
(UPDATED) MRT3 Director for Operations Mike Capati says he was physically assaulted in front of DOTr Usec TJ Batan and representatives from Australia Aid and ADB
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says that without proper record keeping, a time could come where spare parts might run out
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.
After the maintenance, the Department of Transportation targets 15 working trains for the commuting public, up from the current 13
This is in celebration of Women with Disabilities Day observed on the last Monday of March
More trains are now available to the commuting public but it still suffers from more breakdown incidents on the same week
Part of the consortium's proposal is a transit system or 'people mover' that would connect the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to the planned Metro Manila Subway and existing Light Rail Transit Line 1
A week after MRT3 fields 10 trains, the MRT3 management deploys one train more than its target. It has been two months since there were more than 10 MRT3 trains working
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the detachment of a train coach in November 2017 was 'purely accidental'
'Just show them that you can do it even if they say you can't 'just because you're a woman.' Nobody can stop you,' says one of the first female MRT drivers
After a month wait, the MRT3 management is finally able to deploy 10 trains for the commuting public
Vince takes the MRT during rush hour – and lives to tell the tale
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade attributes this 'luck' to the availability of spare parts delivered mid-February. Still, there are only 8 functioning trains.
The increase to P13.2 billion in 2017, from P11.5 billion in 2016, is largely due to Meralco and Global Business Power
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade urges the public to wait for the final assessment of the Dalian trains, due on March 10
A portion of the highway will be closed beginning 11 pm on Monday, February 26, until 4 am on Tuesday, February 27, due to construction of the MRT7
Private contractor DMCI Holdings, Incorporated will begin on Sunday, February 25, its construction of the coping beam at the LRT2 Emerald Station in Cainta, Rizal
From 8 working trains the week before, the week of February 19 opens without a train running at 5:30 am
The unused trains for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 are brought up as the Senate resumes its probe into the status of the glitch-plagued railway system
According to the MRT3 management, the glitch is caused by electrical failure in the train's braking system
(UPDATED) The MRT3 starts operations nearly 1 1/2 hours late, and later implements provisional service between Shaw to Taft Avenue stations, due to power failures