Rappler's latest stories on transport systems
(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.
Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk says there will be an opening event that night and 'free rides for the public next day'
Go Lag joins Hype and Hirna as the newest member of the transport network companies the LTFRB has accredited
(UPDATED) The accreditation of Hype Transport Systems Incorporated and Hirna Mobility Solutions Inc is valid for two years
Watch the interview with Transportation Assistant Secretary Arnulfo Fabillar on Thursday, December 7, at 7 pm
The breakdown of the MRT system is a problem that needed solutions yesterday. We should demand they be delivered today.
The daily glitches are no longer acceptable, say MRT commuters
'How many more limbs or arms should be injured for those in power to act on commuters’ safety?'
A northbound train along MRT-3 offloads passengers after smoke was seen inside on one of its coaches
Rappler talks to transportation expert and UP professor Primitivo Cal on possible solutions to traffic and road safety issues in Metro Manila
What I support is a more comprehensive campaign that calls for better public transportation that benefits everyone – commuters and drivers alike
Buses trains tricycles tuk tuks: how do people get around in the 10 countries that make up ASEAN?
These terminals will be the end point for about 1 642 provincial buses currently entering Metro Manila daily effectively decongesting main thoroughfares
Road sharing experiments have been done in the queen city of the south as Cebuanos hope to create a more livable city that gives priority to pedestrians and cyclists
Iloilo City s Esplanade a linear park by the river was born out of the Ilonggo people s desire for a walk friendly road – and the government listened
Ayala Land s group signs 35 year concession agreement to build and operate Integrated Transport System South Terminal
UPDATED But the PPP Center says the amount is not yet finalized
In terms of project cost Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says ITS North will be a bit higher than the P4 billion 84 99 million ITS South Terminal PPP deal
Under the 35 year concession agreement Ayala Land will operate and maintain a terminal for Manila bound commuters coming from Laguna and Batangas
The company s priority is the continuous development of its integrated mixed use estates all over the country
The Philippine government says it wants the winning concessionaire to start the construction of the terminal in the second quarter of 2016
Datem the consortium of Megawide and WM Property Management opts out of the bidding for the Integrated Transport System ITS South terminal Project
Megawide has roughly P8 billion 177 31 million in cash earmarked for various identified public private partnership projects says its CFO Oliver Tan
The MMDA releases an advisory saying the June 28 event is deferred due to an SM MOA fun run EDSA repairs administrative difficulties among other reasons
Davao City is studying the feasibility of a train system that will transport up to 20 000 passengers every hour The mayor promises it won t be like Metro Manila s trains
The P80 billion mixed use development will also benefit from two government roadway projects: the Intermodal Transport System and Skyway C5 C6 connector road
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Would you rather take the bus or the MRT? Why not improve both?
The team behind Sakay ph a web service that gives users directions for commuting around Metro Manila share recommendations on how to fix the public transport system
The transport franchising agency seeks to get jeepneys out of main routes where they cause traffic while carrying less passengers than buses can
Four bidders have been pre qualified for the integrated transport system terminal in Taguig City: Ayala Land Datem Filinvest Land and MWM Terminals
The Philippine transportation system is one of the most obvious forms of structural violence in our society today
Dozens of youth activists hold sit down protests at the ticketing office of the North Avenue MRT station and other stations to oppose the baseless fare hikes in the LRT 1 LRT 2 and MRT3
The Veterans Memorial Medical Center may turn into a transport hub for public utility vehicles coming from Northern Luzon
The multilateral financial institution will provide a total funding of 141 million
Changes in the concession terms of the ITS Southwest Terminal project have prompted the government to move the deadline
At the end of it all I still wonder – both metaphorically and literally – where in the world was the traffic light?
It is better to extend the deadline to avoid costly bidding failures according to the Public Private Partnership Center
Our optimism helps us bounce back but our high tolerance for lousy service and corruption disables us from having foresight for what’s best for the country
Interested bidders have until October 6 to submit their offers
UPDATED The train drivers and control center personnel who allegedly failed to follow safety procedures will face administrative cases says DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya
The Cebu BRT system is expected to cut travel time and improve commuters experience
DOTC again moves the deadline to August 30 allowing investors to review NEDA s revised bid terms
The agency earlier revised the terms of the agreement for the public private partnership project
Better trains and more train passengers can help make Metro Manila a more attractive place to live in despite the hell commuters go through now
The bus terminal is one of 3 terminals to be put up under the Integrated Transport System project a PPP
11 companies are now planning to bid for the PPP project
A bill seeks to promote the use of bicycles as an alternative means of transport in the Philippines
Senator Ralph Recto urges the DOTC to extend MRT 3 hours until midnight to decongest the rail system
The project deals with the creation of a Southwest terminal connecting passengers coming from Cavite to other transport systems in Metro Manila