The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has commended the Land Transportation Office (LTO) “…for exemplary service and support in the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business law.” ARTA Director General (DG) Atty. Jeremiah Beljica presented the Certificate of Commendation to LTO Assistant Secretary Edgar C. Galvante during the LTO-NCR West …

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Grab Driver

In May 2019, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it has created a new set of guidelines for what it calls as Premium Taxis as part of its ‘Taxi Modernization Program.’ Two months later and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. …

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LTO Plate Making Plant

From a backlog of eight million pairs of plates from 2013 to mid-2016, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now looking at closing this longstanding issue in the road sector by 2020. Under the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the LTO opened its very own plate-making facility to …

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has scheduled for tomorrow, July 31, a public consultation/hearing for the procedural guidelines for the planned National Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenace Program (NMVIMP) drafted jointly by the agency together with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources …

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The government and a public interest law group moved to address road crashes as they signed a joint memorandum circular enforcing a nationwide speed limit yesterday, Thursday, July 25. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and ImagineLaw signed Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) No. 2018-001 in Quezon …

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Grab Driver

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has instructed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to implement LTFRB Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-005, which allows hatchback units to operate as public transport, on certain conditions. Secretary Tugade gave the instruction upon hearing explanations from relevant transport officials and …

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The government’s public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) is set to take off in Northern Mindanao as transport fleets that have complied with regulations are ready to ply the streets of Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental in the next few weeks. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Region 10 (LTFRB-10) …

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President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 11314, also known as the ‘Student Fare Discount Act,’ which grants students a 20-percent discount in all modes of public transportation in the country. Under the new law, elementary to college students get a 20-percent discount on jeepneys, taxis, tricycles, …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading assembler and distributor of brand-new Isuzu trucks, joined the LTFRB Modern PUV Caravan 2019, a multisectoral program aimed to promote the nationwide adoption of modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) towards a cleaner, safer, more convenient, more efficient, and more organized mass transport system, …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) through the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act No. 10930 which amends the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, specifically regarding the driver’s license by extending its validity and penalizing acts in violation of its issuance and application. …

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Students appealed to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to extend the hours for the free rides on the railway systems in Metro Manila which started last Monday. Irish Buendition, a sophomore college student from the University of the East, said she takes the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) daily …

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At least 800 individuals in Metro Manila have signed on for the newly-launched ‘Tsuper Iskolar,’ a Department of Transportation (DOTr) initiative tasked with preparing the participants in their transition into the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). The participating individuals trooped to the Muntinlupa Sports Complex in Tunasan, Muntinlupa …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its attached agencies have announced that students up to college level, as well as those taking vocational and technical courses, can ride the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR for free. In addition, the terminal fees in airports and seaports, owned and managed by the Civil …

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Taking your driver’s license tests soon or perhaps you’re a veteran driver who’s forgotten what those road signs and markings on the road mean? Well, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has some good news for you as they recently released a primer that’s simply …

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Angkas

Motorcycle ride-hailing firm Angkas is eyeing to start the six-month pilot run of its operations by the end of June, as the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (HPG) has expressed its support, saying it is strongly aligned with their mandate of helping Filipinos safely traverse the streets. HPG chief, Brig. …

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