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    Free Ride program helps more than 1-M Filipinos

    The Department of Transportation has been continuously providing free rides for our dedicated health workers from NCR, regions 1 to 12, CAR, and CARAGA during the early parts of lockdown till today. 


    As of June 13, a total of 184 vehicle units being deployed for the “Free Ride for Health Workers” program, and more than 1.1 million has benefited from this, with the bulk of  passengers at the National Capital Region at 319,598 and the remaining 813,560 from different other regions.


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    With the help of Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), more regions were given the same plan for the hospital frontliners.


    Medical workers coming from Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Rizal Memorial Stadium, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), and World Trade Center are also included in the service.


    The DOTr also caters dedicated service vehicles for other “We Heal as One Centers” around Metro Manila, which can be found at Filinvest Alabang, Philippine Sports Complex in Pasig, and Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City.


    Frontliners may track the buses’ current locations by visiting Sakay.ph or from Sakay PH’s downloadable mobile app. Using Google Maps will make checking and availing of free rides easier for them as well.


    Toll fees to all expressways in Luzon are remains free of charge for all medical frontliners as approved by the toll operators from the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) 


    Phoenix Petroleum, CleanFuel, and Petron continues their respective partnerships with the program, giving fuel subsidy to the participating transport companies.


    The DOTr Free Ride for Health Workers Program continuously ascents in collaboration with The Office of the President, House of Representatives, Supreme Court, Office of the Solicitor General, Court of Appeals, Sandiganbayan, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Health (DOH), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Commission on Audit (COA), Land Transportation Office (LTO), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), at Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT).


    You can visit the updated map link here

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