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Angkas

On January 14, House Bill 8822 or ‘An Act Allowing the Use of Motorcycles as Public Utility Vehicles’ was filed by Rep. Ruffy Biazon of the Lone District of Muntinlupa at the House of Representatives which seeks to amend the provisions of Republic Act 4136 (RA 4136) or the Land …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has called for the immediate action of MWM Terminals, Inc., concessionaire of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), to comply with its Concession Agreement (CA) and implement recommended improvements for a more efficient operation of the country’s first ‘landport.’ In a letter dated December 18, …

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Angkas

There is hope yet for motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas. Amid the implementation of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) pending the final ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on law enforcement operations against motorcycles for hire, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade wants to form a Technical Working Group …

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Angkas

The operations of motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas has been suspended once again, this time by the Supreme Court (SC), after it handed down a temporary restraining order (TRO) based on a petition filed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The …

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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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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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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a memorandum circular that will allow certain bus companies based in provinces around Metro Manila to go beyond the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) and traverse through the metropolis. LTFRB Memorandum Circular (MC) 2018-022 will convert the franchises of buses …

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Isuzu Truck Fest

The Department of Transportation-Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (DOTr-LTFRB) assured sufficient and reasonable period is given to owners and operators of trucking companies to comply with the road worthiness policy of the agency, as part of its modernization agenda. LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III explained trucking operators may apply …

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Trucks for Hire

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has backtracked on its initial plan to phase out trucks that are more than 15 years old in favor of a roadworthiness test to be conducted by the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS). Based on a memorandum circular issued by the …

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2017 Manila Auto Salon

Following a series of consultative meetings with stakeholders of modified vehicles, the Land Transportation Office (LTO), with the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), recommends the establishment of an accreditation process for modification service centers/providers through a Memorandum Circular. During the meetings attended by overland vehicle owners, motor vehicle …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Megawide Terminals, the developer of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), has released the list of city and provincial routes that are operating in and out of the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal. City Routes P2P Bus   Destination Schedule UBE Express NAIA …

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PITX

Although the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) was opened and inaugurated on November 5 by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte, the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal officially began its operations today, November 10, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). According to the agency, starting at 4 AM, …

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Hino Modern Jeepneys

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) officially turned over Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP)-compliant jeepneys to two transport cooperatives yesterday, November 6, 2018. Twenty non-airconditioned units were awarded to the Taguig Transport Service Cooperative, while 13 airconditioned units were authorized to …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) inaugurated the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), on Monday, November 5, 2018. Dubbed as the country’s first “landport,” the PITX serves as a transfer point for passengers alighting from provincial buses from Cavite and Batangas, and transferring to …

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Jeepney

While the PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) was supposed to go into effect yesterday, November 2, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is asking jeepney operators and drivers to hold off on charging the new fare until the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued the …

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