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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Transportation (DOTr)’

Phivolcs raises earthquake magnitude to 6.1

Posted on Monday, 22 April 2019 07:31 PM | No Comments
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised the earthquake magnitude to 6.1. This was after a strong earthquake rocked several areas in Luzon on Monday (April 22)....

LRT-2 extension to Antipolo enters final phase

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 05:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) held the ceremonial track laying and installation of electro-mechanical system (EMS) at the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) Emerald Station in...

DOTr orders suspension of LTFRB Exec. Dir. Jardin over corruption allegations

Posted on Friday, 5 April 2019 01:44 AM | No Comments
Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade has ordered the preventive suspension of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Executive Director Samuel Jardin over allegations of corruption. According...

MRT-3 to halt operations this Lenten season

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 12:52 PM | No Comments
The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) line 3 will be closed during the Lenten season for a week-long maintenance work. In an advisory posted on its Twitter account, the management of...

MRT-3 operations back to normal after ‘smoke’ incident

Posted on Monday, 18 March 2019 10:30 PM | No Comments
The management of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) line 3 said it has launched an investigation into the cause of the smoke in one of its coaches that offloaded hundreds...

Motorcycles for public transportation under study by DOTr

Posted on Monday, 24 December 2018 11:44 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has created a technical working group (TWG) to study on the possible legalization of motorcycles for public transportation. The idea was in...

HOR suspends DOTr’s truck phase-out order

Posted on Monday, 10 December 2018 04:13 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday (December 10) suspended the implementation of an order issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) phasing out trucks 15...

DOTr to inaugurate country’s first barge terminal on Nov. 22

Posted on Monday, 19 November 2018 02:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to inaugurate the Cavite Gateway Terminal on Thursday (November 22). It will be the very first barge terminal in the...

DOTr to review LTFRB’s approval of P10.00 minimum fare hike for PUJs

Posted on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 02:56 PM | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) intends to review the planned implementation of the P10 minimum fare increase for public utility jeepneys (PUJ) which is supposed...

Chinese Dalian trains finally hit the tracks

Posted on Monday, 29 October 2018 09:18 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – After the long wait, the new Dalian trains finally hit the train tracks on Saturday (October 27). Though only one set of trains was made operational,...