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Here's how you can get to work with the 'community quarantine' in place.
On March 12, President Rodrigo Duterte announced several measures that will take effect as the Philippines raised Code Red Sub-level 2 amid rising cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19. During the press briefing, he announced that the government would be
The advisory followed Pres. Rodrigo Duterte's announcement that Metro Manila will be put on community quarantine.
The number coding scheme in Metro Manila has been suspended starting today, March 13, "until further notice," according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago. According to Inquirer, the spokesperson made the announcement through a text message this morning. Applying
This is an *important* question that came up after the president's speech.
How will the Metro Manila community quarantine, which starts on March 15, affect workers who live outside the metro? Cabinet members have different answers to one of the questions that came up after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation last night, March
It's their way of aiding social distancing efforts.
Ride-hailing app Grab will be suspending its GrabShare services amid rising cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19.The suspension takes effect on March 13, Friday, 12 noon in Metro Manila and Cebu. "To aid in the social distancing prescribed by
The free rides will be available during the train's peak hours.
In celebration of International Women's Day, the Light Rail Transit-2 (LRT-2) is offering FREE rides to women on March 8.In a Twitter post, the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) announced on March 6 that women may ride the
Iwas traffic ba talaga?
For most of my life, I lived in the south-I grew up and went to school there. Eventually, my family decided to move to Pasig when I was in college. During those four years, I lived in a dorm three minutes
The memo was issued to rid roads of obstructions and to promote public safety.
In light of fatal accidents and road clearing operations on major thoroughfares, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued a memorandum banning tricycles, pedicabs, and motorized pedicabs from traveling on national highways.Memorandum 2020-036, which was prescribed by
You don't have to leave your babies behind anymore!
Pet owners know the struggle of having to leave your babies every time you treat yourself to a quick trip. You're by the door and the little one is looking up at you with so much hope, thinking you'
Authorities also found that the proposed floor area is more than five times the approved figure.
Heads up, commuters! Quezon City has ordered the construction of the MRT-7 Quezon Memorial Circle station to be temporarily stopped, according to ABS-CBN News. Environmentalists and historians have advised that the construction above the landmark "would affect [its] identity as
The technical glitch was caused by 'worn-out electrical sub-components.'
Around 450 passengers were unloaded from an MRT-3 train at Cubao station at 5:56 a.m. on February 17, Monday.According to the MRT-3 management, the train's motor experienced a failure due to "worn out electrical subcomponents."
The new requirement hopes to lessen road accidents and traffic.
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) announced that a 15-hour theoretical driving course will be required for everyone who wants to get a student driver's license starting in April 2020. According to the office, the course will be focused on traffic
PUV drivers and conductors are also required to wear face masks while on duty.
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has directed terminal operators to "provide face masks as well as disinfectant or sanitizer dispensers for free use of passengers," according to Manila Bulletin.In the memo dated yesterday,
Plan ahead!
If you're headed to Manila on January 24 and 25, better plan ahead as several roads will be closed to give way to the Chinese New Year celebration.According to a report from PhilStar, the Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit announced
The announcement comes two months earlier than the pilot run's supposed end.
The Technical Working Group (TWG) has terminated the motorcycle taxi pilot run, which covers the operations of Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, two months before its supposed end on March 23. TWG chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. said the termination will take effect
Here's the latest update from the Department of Transportation.
It seems like we're a bit closer to being able to commute from Quezon City to Bulacan and vice versa in about 30 minutes. According to the latest MRT-7 update of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the train line is
Demand is expected to drop during the month.
Ride-hailing app Grab forecasts that it will most likely charge lower fares in February 2020.According to Grab Philippines president Brian Cu, they expect the demand for rides to drop in February, which will trigger a decrease in the cost of
How will we beat traffic without them?
It's a sad day for Angkas and other motorcycle taxi service providers.According to the inter-agency technical working group (TWG) who is studying the feasibility of two-wheel vehicles as public transport, bike-hailing services like Angkas will no
The jeepney minimum base fare could increase up to P12 in 2020.
Several transport groups are seeking to increase the minimum fare in jeepneys from the current P9 to P11 or P12 in 2020 in areas such as Metro Manila, Central Luzon, and Southern Tagalog.According to a report from Saksi, transport groups are
'Sayang ang ligo.'
Pinoy commuters know the frustration of waking up before the sun is even up just to make it to the MRT or bus stop early, only to be greeted by an ~*insanely long*~ line. PAANO?! The sad thing is, this is just
The 50-year-old Kogane train can accommodate 81 passengers.
If you commute from Manila to Los Baños and vice versa, good news-the Philippine National Railways (PNR) launched a new premium train for this route, according to Inquirer.Earlier donated by Japan, the 50-year-old Kogane train can accommodate