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PITX

In response to the public’s clamor to put up more routes going out from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to the business districts of the cities of Makati and Manila, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched its ‘Alalay sa PITX’ program recently. As part of initial rollout of the …

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N Dela Rosa Liner, Inc. has heeded the call of the Department of Transportation “to help alleviate the current traffic woes” in the metropolis by participating in the government agency’s Premium Point-to-Point (P2P) bus operations program, with the opening of the Alabang-Lawton (and vice-versa) route. A bus transport operator headquartered …

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ANG P2P

In the coming days, it will be a normal sight to see Mercedes-Benz premium buses plying from Araneta Cubao to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Auto Nation Group (ANG), Inc., the official distributor of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the country, has partnered with UBE Express to launch the new premium …

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Following the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) dry run on banning provincial buses from using the northbound and southbound lanes of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) from Pasay City to Cubao in Quezon City–which will run until August 14–the agency has announced that it will officially enforce the program starting …

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Bus Terminal

The Court of Appeals (CA) decided in favor of a Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) order that requires the mandatory installation of global positioning system (GPS) devices in all public utility buses (PUBs). The CA Special 12th Division resolved to deny the motion for reconsideration filed by the …

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Starting on July 15, provincial buses will be banned from EDSA on weekdays as simultaneous road works will be conducted in various parts of Metro Manila. The Metro Manila Council, the policy-making body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), has issued a resolution banning all provincial buses from operating …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reminded school administrators to use only accredited bus companies and transport services when taking students out on field trips and other off-campus activities. This is designed to uphold the safety of students, because accredited transport services are required to meet transportation standards …

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Following the fare hike petition jointly filed by three different bus operators’ associations a few days ago, HM Transport, Inc. filed yesterday, February 15, a petition to also increase its fare as well. HM Transport operates the Airport Loop of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City, from the …

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A number of bus operators have filed for a petition to increase both the minimum fare and the succeeding kilometer rate for ordinary and air-conditioned buses that operate within Metro Manil and the provincial routes. The Southern Luzon Bus Operators Association, the Nagkakaisang Samahan ng Nangangasiwa ng Panlalawigang Bus sa …

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Hyundai Universe Bus

Hyundai Philippines has fortified its long-established partnership with Victory Liner, Inc. (VLI), one of the country’s largest provincial bus operators, by supplying it with 20 units of its Hyundai Universe luxury bus.  “We are happy with how Hyundai has helped us over the years,” noted VLI Vice President for Operations Edward Hernandez. “Our …

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I have a little secret to share with you: for the entire month of January, I never drove a car to the office–not my personal car and, in my capacity as a motoring journalist, not even a test unit from a manufacturer or a distributor. Instead, I took public transportation. …

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