Posts Tagged Department of Transportation

DOTr assures no toll fee increase to be implemented amid pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday assured motorists that there will be no toll increase on expressways amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said...

DOTr relaunches service contracting program for PUV drivers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines— The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday, September 10, relaunched the service contracting program (SCP). The SCP aims to provide temporary livelihood to pandemic-displaced workers in the transportation...

MRT-3, LRT-2, PNR extend free rides for vaccinated APORs as NCR reverts to MECQ

Marje Pelayo   •   September 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that authorized persons outside residence (APORs) or those known as essential workers may still enjoy free train rides at MRT-3, LRT-2...

Full-line operation of LRT-2 East Extension stations begin

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines— The LRT-2 East Extension on Tuesday (September 7) officially started its full-line train operations. Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) Administrator Reynaldo Berroya said that passengers  from the new...

DOTr extends free train rides for vaccinated APORs until September 7

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 1, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced it will extend free train rides to vaccinated Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR) due to the extension of the modified...

DOTr orders LTO to hold implementation of mandatory PMVIC testing

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to hold the implementation of mandatory private motor vehicle inspection center (PMVIC) testing. DOTr Secretary...

No changes in transport supply, capacity as NCR, Bataan, Laguna shift to MECQ — DOTr

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 20, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday (August 20) announced that there will be no changes in the transport supply and capacity as the National Capital Region...

LTFRB calls COA report misleading; clarifies 1% utilization rate of service contracting program budget

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday sought to clarify the findings in the 2020 Commission on Audit (COA) report which stipulated that the Service...

COA calls out LTFRB for using only 1% of P5.5-B budget for drivers’ assistance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for using only 1% of the total budget for drivers’ assistance. Based...

DOTr orders probe of COVID-stricken RoRo vessel

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered an investigation into the spread of COVID-19 among crew members of a RoRo vessel. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade has directed the DOTr...

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