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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.'
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
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
(UPDATED) Grab denies this allegation, showing a check for around P166,000, which it issued and was received by the victim's uncle
'Why not provide for the jeepney driver’s modernization?' says the actor
Piston says that Metro Manila, along with other areas in the country, were 95% paralyzed by the strike
The PUV modernization program will continue despite the transport strike, says Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Chairman Martin Delgra III
Despite contradicting statements from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Piston claims high participation rates in Rizal, Alabang, Navotas, Davao, Southern Tagalog, and Angeles, Pampanga
Transport groups will again protest the government's public utility vehicle modernization program, but Malacañang says the program is 'long overdue'
Some local government units are offering free transport for their citizens as transport groups are set to hold a nationwide strike
No Filipino should have to wake up as early as 4 am to commute to an 8 am job and punch out at 5 pm only to get home by 9 pm
Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Monday, September 30, 2019, due to a nationwide transport strike
The transport secretary announces that 20 operators have had their certificates of public convenience canceled after joining the 2017 transport strike
Ira Cruz of AltMobility tells the story of how commuters decided to do something about the unpredictable public transport situation in the country
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
Netizens suggest possible solutions to the public transportation crisis as the MRT break downs for almost a full day
(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
Raul del Rosario is now the administrator of the Office for Transportation Security after his stint with Clark International Airport Corporation
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
Pangilinan hopes to restore the dignity of commuting and create a magna carta for commuters' rights
LTFRB is set to release 5,061 CPCs as a result of the order
The completion rate of the Antique Airport Development Project stands at 12%. It is supposed to be finished in June 2020.
The refund applies to those who paid when they registered their vehicles from August 1, 2009 to January 15, 2010
LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III also issues a memorandum asking all regional directors to undergo a 'voluntary lifestyle check'
Only drivers who claimed the subsidy in 2018 will qualify to receive the subsidy this year
Now part of public transport, hatchbacks and subcompact vehicles must seat at most 3 passengers, excluding the driver
The new Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board amends the routes of provincial buses with terminals along EDSA to end their trips in cities of Valenzuela, Parañaque, and Sta Rosa, Laguna
The Department of Transportation also wants hatchback units to be permanently classified for transport network vehicle services
Senator Grace Poe asks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board not to 'brush aside transparency and due process' for drivers in implementing the modernization program
The Alliance of Concerned Transport Organizations is set to hold a transport strike on Monday, July 15
'Passenger booking requests were served well through efforts by TNVS drivers all over Metro Manila,' says Grab Philippines
'Matagal na nating kinilala ang kakayanan ng industriyang ito na tugunan ang kakulangan ng maayos na transportasyon sa Kalakhang Maynila. Bakit natin kailangang pahirapan ang lahat?' says Senator Grace Poe
Some ride-hailing drivers will go offline on July 8, in protest of the franchise requirements of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
The Maritime Industry Authority urges all boat operators plying the Caticlan-Boarcay and Tabon-Boracay routes to phase out wooden-hauled vessels
(3rd UPDATE) LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III has ordered his officials to issue a preventive suspension order against bus operator Buena Sher Transport 'as soon as possible'