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This might sound harsh, but it’s true: The Department of Transportation in the Cordillera Administrative Region has mandated all its public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to stop chewing and spitting the betel nut or “Momma” juice while operating a vehicle. Otherwise, they will be fined PHP6,000. “During their operation or …

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Bus Terminal

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will impose fines against provincial buses that will not comply with the “no loading and unloading policy” along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) as it began its strict enforcement yesterday, Monday, April 22. Violators face a fine of PHP500 for illegal loading and …

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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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As the PUV modernization is making headway nationwide, the Isuzu modern PUVs can now also be of service in the city of Tarlac. Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) turned over 20 units of their PUV units to one of Pasang Masda’s umbrella organization, the Paniqui Gerona Tarlac Transport Services Cooperative (PGT …

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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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A more stringent enforcement of traffic laws and regulations is on the way as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) signed a Commitment formally designating the Philippine National Police–Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) as the enforcement arm of the DOTr today, March 11, …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the local government of Naic, Cavite kick-started the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program in the municipality with the introduction of four 22-seater mini buses lent by the agency to local operators. The launch, which was held at the Cavite municipality’s Town Hall grounds …

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Mega Manila Subway

Six stations of the Metro Manila Subway System will rise on government properties to ensure that it is accessible to the riding public and to increase the value of land surrounding them. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said investments that would be generated along the stations in government properties will …

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Metro Manila Subway Project

As the traffic condition in Metro Manila continues to worsen, the project to put up a new mass transit system under the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte will soon rise as the Metro Manila Subway project broke ground today north of Metro Manila. The premier underground railway system of the …

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Soon, passengers of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) would be able to use the hybrid electric train (HET) made by engineers of the Department of Science of Technology (DOST). In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday, February 21, DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said the HET …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has acceded to the request of Congress and the local city council of Quezon City to postpone the closure of the Tandang Sora interchange and flyover by one week.  “While we want the construction of the MRT-7 to proceed as fast as possible, the DOTr …

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Puerto Princesa PUVMP

With the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) serving as the government’s largest transformational initiative to-date, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has opened two new routes  for it in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The two new routes are Puerto Princesa City to El Nido via the North …

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Lapu-Lapu City PublicUtility Vehicle Modernization Program

As the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continue to deliver world-class public transportation that is safe, convenient, environment-friendly, and dependable, new routes were launched in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu last Monday, February 18. Through the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the …

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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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