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Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road

Following the Senate’s adoption of House Bill 7436, also known as the Road Board Abolition Bill, the measure which seeks to abolish the reportedly graft-ridden Road Board Regulatory Agency is only waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature for it to become official. The bill, which was adopted by the Senate …

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Commuters using the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) may avail of free shuttle services, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Wednesday, February 6. In a statement, the DOTr said three buses from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have been offering free rides …

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Malasakit Help Desk

To assist hapless Filipinos as they travel using various modes of transport in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through its attached agencies, is establishing what it calls as the DOTr Malasakit Help Desks (MHDs) in major transportation hubs throughout the country. A response to the continuing challenge of …

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is prepared to implement the second increase in oil excise taxes next year, which is called for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. “The DOE, in coordination with the Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Internal Revenue, is ready to implement …

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Malacañang is “pleased” to know that the House of Representatives has decided to heed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the Road Board which he said was involved in corruption surrounding the use of road tax. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said Congress will support Duterte’s call …

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Katipunan Avenue Extension

Traffic on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City will soon improve now that the Katipunan Avenue Extension project is back on track with the government after the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) via Secretary Mark A. Villar and the Metropolitan …

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It looks like we only have until this month to enjoy the happy days of the oil price rollback—now on its eight week this week–as President Rodrigo Duterte has reportedly approved the implementation of the PHP2-per-liter fuel excise tax hike scheduled to take effect by January 2019. According to Presidential …

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It was no less than the Chief Executive, President Rodrigo Duterte, who welcomed the Chinese automobile brand Guangzhou Automobile Corporation (GAC), during its launch Wednesday, November 7. During the launch of GAC Motor, which is under Legado Motors Inc. (LMI), Duterte said that it was an honor to welcome the …

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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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After much waiting and delays, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the first intermodal terminal in the country, is finally set to open to commuters, just in time for the beginning of the holiday season. The terminal overtakes the re-opening of the Valenzuela Gateway Center (VGC) integrated terminal, which was …

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PITX

Dubbed as the country’s first ‘landport,’ the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to inaugurate the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) on November 5, 2018.   Located along Coastal Road, the PITX is the first integrated and multi-modal terminal in the Southwestern part of Metro Manila, serving as a transfer …

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After the scandal brought by the questionable purchase of 2,054 Mahindra vehicles costing PhP1.89 billion in 2015, the Philippine National Police (PNP) tightened the reigns on its bidding practices, enabling it to save enough money this year for the purchase of 107 additional brand-new patrol vehicles, PNP officials revealed last …

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President Rodrigo Duterte is set to announce the suspension of the scheduled oil excise tax hike for 2019, as crude oil prices in the international market have reached critical levels. “Today’s price and multiple estimates of crude prices over the next two months show that the average price will stay …

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Toyota Motor Philippines 30th Anniversary

Toyota Motors Philippines (TMP), the country’s leading auto maker, marked its 30th year in the country with an anniversary celebration that acknowledged the company’s three decades of continued success. The celebratory event was held at the Grand Hyatt Manila at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig on August 1, Wednesday. …

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EDSA High Occupancy Vehicle

Talk about the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), and you can already anticipate there’s going to be heavy traffic in some parts of Quezon City. In fact, you can expect it to happen, especially since it would be led by no other than controversial President Rodrigo Duterte. The …

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