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The InterAgency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) continues its intensified operations against colorum vehicles and the stringent enforcement of traffic laws and regulations. From January to July 2019, 10,370 tickets were issued for violations such as having defective parts, disregarding traffic signs, obstruction, failure to use seatbelts, driving without license, failure to …

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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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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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Love them or hate them? Whatever the case, there’s already a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that would basically allow tricycles to pass through national roads as long as there are “no roads in the area” that these tricycles can use. They are also mandated to maintain “a single file in …

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As the rains brought by Typhoon Henry continues to drench Luzon even as it moves away from the country, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) claims that flooding on major thoroughfares in Metro Manila has been lessened due to the  various pumping stations being operated by the agency as part …

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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a provisional fare increase of PHP1 peso for the first four kilometers for public utility jeepneys plying routes in the National Capital Region and Regions 3 and 4. The fare increase was approved last night, July 4, during the board’s …

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LTO License Plates

Much like how public utility vehicles and government vehicles have their own respective colors–black on yellow for the former and red on white for the latter–the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is reportedly mulling the idea of issuing to registered Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) units their own, color-coded license plates. …

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I-ACT

The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT) netted a record-high number of apprehensions in a day yesterday, May 16, 2018. Based on its records, a total of 156 public and private vehicles were apprehended during its anti-colorum and road worthiness operations from 6:10 a.m. up to 11:30 a.m.. The figures were …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

The Department of Transportation is on heightened alert for the upcoming local elections slated on Monday, May 14. In its bid to ensure peaceful and and orderly conduct, all sectorial and attached agencies are directed to be on heightened alert status. The transport department warned operators to not allow candidates …

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Arcade City

Last April 11, Arcade City through its Founder and CEO Christopher David announced on its site that it will launch its app across the Southeast Asian region today, April 16, effectively picking up after Uber as the transport network vehicle service (TNVS) merges its regional operations with rival Grab Holdings, …

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Jeepney

A total of 2,321 dilapidated public utility vehicles (PUVs) have been apprehended by the government as of March 13 since it started its ‘Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok’ (TBTU) anti-smoke belching campaign on January 8, 2018. Enforced by the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (I-ACT)–which is composed of the Department of Transportation …

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The government through the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) is ready for the transport strike that will be staged by the militant transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) on Monday, March 19, by providing alternative transportation modes to the public. The transport strike is against …

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If you spot a smoke belching or dilapidated public utility vehicle (PUV), you can report it through an online platform launched recently by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT). Through the ‘Sumbong Bulok, Sumbong Usok’ (SBSU) Hotline that may be accessed through the Facebook Messenger of …

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Jeepney

The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT), which is composed of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Land Transportation Office (LTO), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), and the Philippine National Police’s Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), has reportedly apprehended over a thousand dilapidated and smoke-belching public …

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From the DOTrPH Facebook page

To further bolster its bid to ease traffic conditions, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) to further intensify its anti-illegal parking operations. In a statement, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade instructed Undersecretary for Road Transport and Infrastructure Thomas Orbos to boost his department’s efforts …

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