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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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The Department of Transportation-Land Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) in the Cordillera Region opened a new driver’s license renewal center in the heart of Baguio’s central business district for the added convenience of the region’s motoring public. DOTr Cordillera Officer-in-Charge Robert Allan Santiago said that the new Driver’s License Renewal Office (DLRO) …

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It’s official: the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is revoking the driver’s license of Miko Lopez who, in a viral video shared on social media, was seen driving a car while seated on the front passenger seat. When the video went viral on May 28, the LTO was supposedly instructed by …

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Bus Terminal

A commuters’ welfare group is asking the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to convert the franchises of provincial buses going to Metro Manila into city bus operations to serve commuters that might be affected by the planned closure of provincial bus terminals along Epifanio …

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The oldest stations in Bulacan belonging to the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will remain intact, and no demolition orders will be issued for them. This was the assurance of Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary Timothy John Batan during the signing of the contract for railroad construction from Bocaue to Tutuban …

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Yesterday, May 29, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) summoned one Miko Lopez following the release of a viral video on Facebook that showed him driving a car while he was seated on the front passenger seat. The summons may ostensibly have been Lopez’s chance to explain his actions to the …

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Yesterday, May 28, a video went viral on Facebook that showed a man driving a car from the front passenger seat. After being made aware of the video, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has instructed the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to summon the driver and charge him with four different …

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After stating that it will stand firm behind the proposed provincial bus ban on EDSA despite the election of new mayors in the Metro, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is sort of taking back its word in a way by saying it is now considering window hours for provincial …

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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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Passengers may soon be able to use sanitary facilities and restrooms in land transportation terminals for free. The proposal embodied in House Bill 725 already elicited the approval of the Senate and has been transmitted to Malacanang for the approval and signature of President Rodrigo Duterte. The late Rep. Maximo …

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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 Department of Transportation (DOTr) has started civil works for the Tutuban-Bocaue section of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade hosted the Start of Works ceremony Monday May 20, at the NSCR Valenzuela Depot. Tugade signed the civil works contract on the project together with Taisei …

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Angkas

Motorcycle taxis can start operating legally in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu after getting a ‘thumbs up’ from the Department of Transportation (DOTr). In a post on its Facebook page, the government agency released the general guidelines for the pilot implementation of the motorcycle taxis on the two regions. The …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to reduce the routes of provincial buses going to Metro Manila once it fully implements the closure of bus terminals along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), an official said on Friday, May 3. “No revocation of the franchise, what will happen …

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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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