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DOTr to LTFRB: Intensify crackdown vs. Angkas drivers

Posted on Wednesday, 19 December 2018 03:53 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has tasked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to intensify its campaign against motorcycle-ride hailing app, Angkas drivers who continue to operate....

P2P bus routes reach 35

Posted on Thursday, 6 December 2018 04:18 PM | 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 Tuesday, 19 June 2018 07:15 AM | 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 Wednesday, 9 May 2018 05:49 PM | 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 Monday, 7 May 2018 10:00 PM | 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 Wednesday, 25 April 2018 04:57 PM | 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 Friday, 20 April 2018 03:06 PM | 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 Friday, 2 March 2018 02:23 PM | 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 Thursday, 8 February 2018 08:36 PM | 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 Wednesday, 31 January 2018 12:47 AM | 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...