The Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) will implement new toll rates come Friday, June 14. The petition for toll rate adjustments was filed by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) in 2011. The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has approved the new toll rate adjustments. This approval allows the collection of an …

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Balintawak Toll Plaza

Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III made formal last week his proposal to declare certain public holidays “toll-free.” “This will ensure smooth travel through the North Expressway (NLEX) and South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and other connecting toll highways,” he said in filing Senate Bill No. 2220. The measure seeks to …

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The scheduled toll adjustment for the Subic Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) this month has yet to push through. This as the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has received a Motion for Reconsideration (MR) when the 19-percent toll hike was approved. TRB consultant Alberto Suansing told CARMUDI PHILIPPINES that the MR was received …

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Skyway

The Skyway Operations and Maintenance Corporation (SOMCO), operator of the Skyway system, clarified that the plan to designate as ‘RFID-only’ the Elevated Section of the Skyway–specifically the Doña Soledad and Dr. A. Santos Exits–is still being reviewed and will only be implemented upon approval by the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB). …

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Skyway

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) is studying the possibility of banning buses from using the Skyway in the interest of safety for both the passengers and other motorists. “Pinag-uusapan pa lang na pagbawalan ang mga buses sa elevated portion ng Skyway kasi nga masyadong matulin magpatakbo ang mga drivers niyan. …

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Toll Fee

Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC),  revealed that it has three pending petitions for an increase on toll rates. MPTC President Rodrigo Franco revealed in a press conference that petition for an increase on toll prices, which is currently pending with the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB), would be a 21-percent hike …

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North Luzon Expressway Harbor Link Segment 10

The North Luzon Expressway Harbor Link Segment 10 is nearing completion after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has delivered a 100-percent settlement of the right-of-way between the Valenzuela-Caloocan City coverage. During the inspection, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar expressed his hopes that the project will be completed …

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