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PITX

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is reopening more routes for public utility vehicles to and from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). According to the Board, it is opening the new routes “to achieve the objective of improving the accessibility in the PITX area and complement the …

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Bus Terminal

Planning to go from Valenzuela to Santa Rosa, Laguna but the prospect of having to endure numerous stops on the way to get there seems needless and daunting? Well, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has some good news for you as it is now accepting applicants for …

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Dionisio Abude, chief of Davao’s City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) has said that the Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) system will soon operate around the clock pending the approval from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). PHABS, which is currently being operated by a private bus …

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Bus Terminal

A commuters’ welfare group is asking the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to convert the franchises of provincial buses going to Metro Manila into city bus operations to serve commuters that might be affected by the planned closure of provincial bus terminals along Epifanio …

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The local government units in Metro Manila are supporting the initiative of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to close down bus terminals on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija, MMDA traffic manager for EDSA, reiterated that Metro Manila mayors approved a resolution of the Metro Manila …

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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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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is mulling new city bus routes in Metro Manila as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) starts its strict enforcement of the “no loading and unloading policy” of provincial buses along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) after the Holy Week. DOTr Undersecretary for Road …

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Bus Terminal

After Holy Week, provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the metropolis will be apprehended. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start the apprehension by April 22. Those who will violate will face a P500 fine for illegal loading/unloading. MMDA General Manager …

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In what may very well be called a microcosm of Philippine society today, the Green Frog Hybrid Bus Company–which plys the Mall of Asia Complex to the C5/Kalayaan Avenue  route–has announced that it is canceling its ‘Honesty System’ scheme after it was determined that over 30 percent of its passengers …

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P2P Bus Cainta to Makati

Commuters can now avail of a new premium point to point (P2P) bus service from Cainta, Rizal to Makati City, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The P2P buses of RRCG Transport with routes from Robinsons Cainta to Trasierra Street in Makati were launched last Monday, February 11. The …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are opening 20 new Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) routes to improve the flow of traffic to and from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). Under Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-005 that the LTFRB recently released, 10 …

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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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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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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently gave Filipino commuters a double whammy by approving the fare hikes for both public utility jeepneys (PUJs) and buses (PUBs) on the same day, October 18. The jeepney fare hike for the National Capital Region and Regions 3 and 4 under …

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