Rappler's latest stories on transport
The alleged 'suicide bomber' is only a man involved in a penetration test conducted by the Philippine National Police
There is a clear pathway so that motorcycle taxis can be mainstreamed into our public transport system
Pedestrians and bikers are second-class road users, partaking only of crumbs from the mobility table
The online platform industry – which is easy to enter, is relatively inexpensive, and is clearly innovative – is simply for now, difficult to regulate
Have you ever commuted abroad and wished buses and trains were as efficient in Manila?
(UPDATED) Angkas biker Rommel Villanueva, one of the petitioners, says this decision is proof justice is on their side
Pending review, the AFPI may be asked to return the original price for the beep cards or the operators for each train line may shoulder the increase
The government says the changes are necessary to make the system fairer for all and more sustainable, but unions argue that workers, particularly in the public sector, will lose out
(UPDATED) Revellers watch fireworks display from Australia to the United Kingdom to welcome 2020
Union leaders are demanding Macron drop his plan for a single points-based system and a 'pivot age' of 64 to benefit from a full pension, above the official retirement age of 62
The Metro Rail Transit 4 is expected to connect the eastern parts of Metro Manila to the municipalities of Cainta and Taytay in Rizal
The strike has now lasted 25 days and is on course to surpass the longest transport strike in France which lasted for 28 days in the 1980s
Is it fair for government to slash the number of Angkas bikers to make room for competitors? Is that the spirit of competition policy? Not at all.
‘We came from doing illegal work. So when we found a company that showed concern for us, that loved us, that considered us partners, did you expect us to leave that kind of company?’
The government aims to open the Metro Manila Subway for partial operations by 2021
As the number of complaints soar, the LTFRB reminds transport network companies of their mandates
As the end of its pilot run nears, authorities have yet to reach a final decision on the fate of the Philippines' pioneering motorcycle taxi service
A local transport cooperative will operate 15 modern coasters under the government's Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program
Based on the recommendation of the technical working group, the pilot run – which is supposed to end on December 26 – will last until June 26, 2020
(UPDATED) 'There’s nothing wrong with our post. We are just trying to draw humor,' says Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Communications Goddes Libiran
The biggest labor unrest in years comes as France's economy is already dented by more than a year of weekly anti-government demonstrations by so-called 'yellow vest' activists protesting unemployment and waning spending power
(UPDATED) The official report of the technical working group is set to come out on December 9, according to DOTr Undersecretary Mark de Leon
The proposals of 6 new motorcycle ride-hailing firms are currently being evaluated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
City of Dreams Manila, Solaire, and Resorts World representatives say transferring flights to Sangley Airport will inconvenience their VIP guests
The Land Transportation Office and those deputized by the agency are ordered to apprehend bus drivers who will defy the temporary suspension of trips to the Bicol Region
The proposal of top Philippine conglomerates to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport gets the green light from the powerful NEDA Board
The disaster led to renewed calls for a ban on the controversial sea transport of livestock
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.
The app displays train schedules and crowd sizes per LRT1 station
(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.
Traffic congestion reveals a deeper malady: lack of a well-defined land use plan for the National Capital Region
(UPDATED) The vehicle, which will have a capacity of 12-13 passengers, and won't cost more than P1 million, says the transportation secretary
The woman had been crossing the street 'at a location without a crosswalk; the system design did not include a consideration for jaywalking pedestrians,' the US National Transportation Safety Board says
LTO Bicol chief for operations Mar Jose Magistrado has been placed under preventive suspension as the agency investigates the corruption allegations against him
Grieving relatives express anger that investigators were not planning to blame Boeing or Lion Air for the disaster in their final crash report, expected Friday
The online appointment scheduling system aims to make TNVS franchise applications accessible, easier, and more convenient
The permits will be valid from October 30 to November 3, to help provide ample transportation for those observing All Saints' Day in their provinces
The Land Transportation Office also intensifies roadworthiness and terminal inspections in preparation for Undas
The 12 fixers face charges for violating the Anti-Red Tape law and the Quezon City Anti-Fixing Ordinance, among others
'Heroic' commuters are prone to imagining moving abroad, where there is higher quality of life, and you can't blame them
The 3-coach train will run from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm beginning Tuesday, October 15, until November
'As taxpayers and as hardworking, productive members of the society, we should demand accountability from the government.... We should call out those who downplay our exhaustion.'
(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo draws flak for denying the existence of a mass transportation crisis. Let’s take a look at the state of public mass transit systems in Metro Manila.
Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon laments the denial of a mass transportation crisis in Metro Manila, when the plight of the daily commuter shows otherwise
Of the 109 city buses which committed to the augmentation initiative, only 69 have been fielded as of October 9