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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the guidelines for the pilot implementation of motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu. Approved by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on May 8, the guidelines are from the same document that the DOTr cited in its Facebook page on …

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Grab Driver

Regular salary and benefits for drivers, updated requirements for road worthiness, vehicle reclassification, and free internet access for patrons comprise the amendments to the guidelines of Premium Taxis operating in the country. In line with the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the Department of Transportation (DOTr) issued Department Order …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) remains in position to push for the passage of emergency powers to address the current traffic situation in the country once the incoming 18th Congress convenes following the recently concluded midterm elections. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade assured that there will be no corruption in the …

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The leadership of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) commended the move of Land Transportation Office (LTO) Region VII of purging its ranks of those involved in corruption. In a statement, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade commended the ongoing efforts of the LTO Region VII, citing its measures against graft and corruption …

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DAF

The leadership of the truck rebuilders group reiterated their call to the government to create a new category for their products. Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines (UTRIP) President Jaime Vicente said that the group has been complying with roadworthiness and emission regulations. A 25-company strong organization …

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LTFRB logo

An executive director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) was recently suspended for alleged corruption. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a 90-day preventive suspension against LTFRB Executive Director Samuel Jardin last April 3. The order also include a formal charge against Jardin for …

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Bus Terminal

As the Holy Week break from April 18 to 20 draws closer, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) are gearing up for the annual exodus of travelers to the provinces. From April 8 to 25, the DOTr will implement its ‘Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: …

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Motorcycle License Plate

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured motorcycle riders that the new license plates will not be made of metal. According to LTO Chief Edgar Galvante, no provision of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act states that the new motorcycle plates shall be made out of metal or steel. “It is not …

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The government has once again extended the suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) for 18- to 22-wheeler trucks and trailers. Secretaries Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) agreed to move the …

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On Saturday, February 16, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) issued a stern warning against opportunists who would use Secretary Arthur Tugade‘s name to speed up transactions in the Land Transportation Office (LTO). “Please be informed that Secretary Tugade does not tolerate corrupt practices through the unauthorized use of his name, …

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United Grand Central Station

The United Grand Central Station (UGCS) is set to cater to more than 1 million passengers every single day once it becomes operational. During the contract signing for the design and build of ‘Area A,’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade claimed that the 13,700-sqm Common Station would be …

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Malasakit Help Desk

To assist hapless Filipinos as they travel using various modes of transport in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through its attached agencies, is establishing what it calls as the DOTr Malasakit Help Desks (MHDs) in major transportation hubs throughout the country. A response to the continuing challenge of …

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Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III asked the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to make some improvements with some of its processes in the renewal of driver’s licenses. Specifically, the senator called the agency’s attention of its practice of having applicants take two pictures, which he had to undergo when he applied …

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DOTr TESDA

Drivers and operators, who will be affected by the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), will be provided skills and livelihood training programs through a partnership between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA). In a statement on Wednesday, December 12, the DOTr …

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Officials from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured Cebuanos that the PHP17-billion Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is on schedule for its 2020 completion. The BRT belongs to the first phase of the Metro Cebu Integrated and Intermodal Transportation System (MCIITS), which also includes the Cebu Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. …

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