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P2P bus routes reach 35

Posted on: December 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The number of routes traversed by premium Point-to-Point (P2P) buses has reached 35 in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said there were initially...

15 modern jeepneys begin plying Pasay roads

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Fifteen modern jeepney units have begun plying the roads Pasay City. Unlike the old iconic models, the new ones are similar to passenger buses.  The door is...

Over 300 airport screening officers receive job status upgrade

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) Transport Security Office on Wednesday, May 9, revealed that over 300 airport security screening officers (SSOs) across the country were...

Modern jeepneys to ply in Metro Manila routes starting June

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — After the launch of modern jeepneys in some provinces, 20 modern jeepney units are set to ply various routes around Metro Manila in June as part of...

DOTr pushes for truck modernization program

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Aside from the jeepney modernization program, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is also pushing for the truck modernization program. According to the DOTr, fatal road accidents will be...

Chinese firm confident Dalian trains will pass weight test

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has begun the weight testing on 48 light rail vehicles (LRV) the agency purchased from China’s Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stocks Co....

Independent audit team to release result of study on Dalian trains next week

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —A video recently went viral on social media. It shows Dalian trains properly running during a test run. It drew positive comments, and some netizens even asked...

Senators appeal to DOTr to consider procurement of new coaches for MRT

Posted on: February 8th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line-3 has yet again experienced another breakdown at 10, Thursday morning. According to MRT officials, the train encountered electrical failure which forced them...

DOTr to study memorandum order limiting the number of operating TNVS

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The new regulation of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continues to draw criticisms. The regulation seeks to limit the number of transport network...

Rehabilitation of MRT line 3 will not affect current train fare matrix – DOTR

Posted on: December 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTR) and the Government of Japan are expected to sign next week an agreement for the rehabilitation and repair in the operation of...