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Showing posts with label DOTr. Show all posts

September 1, 2023

Why Did The Department Of Energy Remove Mild Hybrids As EVIDA Law Benefactors?

When the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act or EVIDA lapsed into law, there was an initial state of confusion as to the status of mild hybrid vehicles: are they included or aren’t they?

November 30, 2022

Manila Is One Of The Worst Cities In The World For Commuters

To anyone who has experienced commuting around Metro Manila, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. The National Capital Region (NCR) ranks as one of the worst cities when it comes to its public transportation system based on a study compiled by the Oliver Wyman Forum and the University of California at Berkeley.

November 25, 2022

Meralco Reaffirms Support For DOTr Infrastructure Projects

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) committed anew its support for the government’s transportation infrastructure development efforts crucial to the country’s pandemic recovery and economic growth.

September 12, 2022

Meralco Avenue Corner Shaw Boulevard To Be Closed Until 2028

Motorists are advised to avoid the north and southbound portions of Meralco Ave. in Pasig City beginning 03 October 2022 as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to start the construction of Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) - Shaw Boulevard Station.

August 5, 2022

DOTr Inaugurates Two Additional Busway Stations

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Jaime J. Bautista led the formal opening of two additional busway stations: the Roxas Boulevard and Taft Avenue Busway stations.

July 11, 2022

DOTr Calibrates Land Transport Programs Ahead Of Full Face-To-Face Classes By November

With the expected surge in passenger demand when full face-to-face (F2F) classes resume later this year, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is calibrating existing land transport programs to effectively and efficiently serve the expected increase in commuter numbers.

February 6, 2022

Big Brother Is Watching: LTO Shows Off New Central Command Center

With road crashes and motor vehicle-related crimes remaining as perennial problems in the country, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) inaugurated their new Central Command Center (C3) with hopes to address these problems.

January 30, 2022

'No Vax, No Ride' Policy Lifted In NCR Under Alert Level 2

The DOTr’s “No Vax, No Ride” policy won’t be implemented. At least for now. This as the National Capital Region (NCR) and seven other provinces will shift to the looser Alert Level 2 starting on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

January 26, 2022

Unvaccinated, Partially Vaccinated Workers Allowed To Use Public Transport Despite No Vax, No Ride Policy

Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated workers in industries and establishments allowed to operate in the National Capital Region (NCR) under the existing COVID-19 Alert Level 3 status will only be given 30 days starting today, January 26, 2022 to continue riding public transportation and public utility vehicles (PUVs) in entering, exiting, and going around the metropolis.

January 12, 2022

DOTr's No Vaccination, No Ride Policy Now In Effect Over NCR

The Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s no vaccination, no ride policy for public transportation to and from and within Metro Manila is now in effect (UPDATE: the DOTr is moving the full implementation to Monday, January 17, 2022). This comes after the MMDA urged Metro Manila mayors to come up with their own local ordinances.

January 3, 2022

Public Transport Remains At 70 Percent Capacity In Metro Manila Amid Alert Level 3

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will maintain a 70 percent cap on passengers for all forms of public utility vehicles. This as the National Capital Region (NCR) has been placed under Alert Level 3 status amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.

NCR Shifts To Alert Level 3, Number Coding Still In Effect

Amid the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will strictly implement health protocols in all transport sectors.

November 24, 2021

LTO Reiterates: No Additional Expense, Inconvenience For Those Getting 10-Year License

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured the public that the implementation of the new law requiring drivers who will renew their license to undergo a comprehensive driver’s education program (CDE) should not result in additional expense or inconvenience.

November 3, 2021

70 Percent Capacity In PUVs Start Tomorrow; Plastic Barriers Not Required

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) along with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved the increasing of passenger capacity for rail lines and selected public utility vehicles operating in Metro Manila and its adjacent provinces from 50 to 70 percent beginning November 4, 2021.

October 28, 2021

PMVIC Operators Tired Of Being Painted As The Villains

The Vehicle Inspection Centers Operators Association of the Philippines or VICOAP (yes, apparently they have an association now) is tired of being painted as the villain, especially during Senate hearings.

October 26, 2021

DOTr Says Metro Manila Ready For 100 Percent Passenger Capacity For Public Transport

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is recommending to increase the passenger capacity of public transportation, road, and rail to 100 percent. This as the agency is ready to defend its stance to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or IATF-EID this Thursday, October 28, 2021.

Mandatory Vehicle Inspections To Return When PMVICs Reach Critical Mass Says DOTr Chief

The Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center (PMVIC) project of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) isn’t dead. It’s just hibernating. This was revealed by DOTr Secretary Art Tugade no less.

October 21, 2021

DOTr: Mandatory Inspection Of Motor Vehicles Still Suspended

The mandatory inspection of motor vehicles at Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVICs) remain suspended. This was clarified by LTO Chief, Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante.

August 30, 2021

PMVICs Do Not Conform To Lawful Intent And Purpose Of Clean Air Act

The Coalition of Clean Air Advocates of the Philippines (CCAAP), a multi-sectoral organization composed of environmental advocates and transport groups, shared what they think is behind the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s messy implementation of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service or PMVIS.

August 24, 2021

DOTr Puts PMVICs On Hold. Again.

The Department of Transportation or DOTr is backtracking once more on mandatory PMVIC testing.