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Showing posts with label RFID. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

SMC Says Brace Yourselves For Peak Traffic On Tollways, Announces "Toll Holiday" Sked

With holiday traffic expected to peak this week, SMC Infrastructure is advising motorists to plan their trips ahead to avoid lengthy delays and get to their destination safely.

Friday, December 16, 2022

All You Need To Know About Using Your Easytrip RFID On SLEX, STAR Tollway, And More

When Autosweep (the Electronic Toll Collection system run by San Miguel Corporation) announced that its interoperability with Easytrip (the Electronic Toll Collection system run by the Metro Pacific Tollways) will start on January 15, 2023 there was a collective sigh of FUCKING FINALLY.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

SMC Infrastructure To Eliminate Multiple Toll Stops Within Southern Expressways

Starting on December 1, 2022, SMC Infrastructure will implement its “Seamless Southern Tollways” program which will eliminate the need for northbound and southbound motorists to do multiple toll stops within its southern expressways—South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), SLEX-Greenfield, and the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

SMC Infra To Issue One-Time Free Pass To Cash Motorists Affected By November 17 RFID Outage

Following its announcement that it would waive toll fees for all motorists affected by a disruption in its electronic toll collection (ETC) system last week, SMC Infrastructure said it is set start issuing refunds starting Wednesday, November 23.

Win A Brand-New MG ZS When You Top Up Your Easytrip RFID Using The MPT DriveHub App

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), operator of CCLEX, CAVITEX, CAVITEX C5 Link, CALAX, NLEX, NLEX Connector, and SCTEX and MPT Mobility launch their 2022 holiday raffle promo: Download, Drive, and Win through their app, MPT DriveHub.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

SMC Infrastructure Determines Cause Of RFID Outage, Will Waive Toll Fee To Affected Motorists

SMC Infrastructure is apologizing to all motorists affected by traffic jams along portions of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Skyway, NAIAx and STAR Tollway this morning, resulting from a momentary network outage in our electronic toll collection system.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

MPT DriveHub Lowers Transaction Fees When Reloading Your EasyTrip, CCLEX RFID

I knew I should have waited after the long weekend rush to reload my EasyTrip RFID, but hey, for other motorists, here’s some good news: users of EasyTrip and CCLEX RFID can now enjoy lowered transaction fees when topping up using the MPT DriveHub app.

Friday, September 10, 2021

UCPB Now Offers Real-Time Online Reload For EasyTrip RFID Accounts

With new expressways opening up to provide better and faster travel options, government has mandated cashless and contactless payment systems to eliminate congestion and ensure the public’s protection against the COVID-19 virus.

Friday, June 25, 2021

PSBank Now Allows Real-Time Crediting Of Autosweep, EasyTrip RFIDs

PSBank made the instant and hassle-free reloading of Autosweep and EasyTrip Toll RFIDs available via the PSBank Mobile App.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

GrabPay Can Now Be Used To Reload Your Autosweep and EasyTrip RFIDs

Good news: you can now use GrabPay to top up both your Autosweep RFID and EasyTrip RFID. This helps make reloading contactless toll payments easier for those who need to traverse the major expressways in Luzon.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Good News: You Can Top-Up Your EasyTrip RFID Via Smart Mobile Load

As tollways switch to a cashless system for faster, safer, and more convenient transactions on the road, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has partnered with Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), to introduce a much simpler and easier way of reloading the EasyTrip RFID using the country's first toll top-up via mobile load service.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Araneta City Extends Free Autosweep RFID Installation

Still no Autosweep RFID sticker? Araneta City is extending until March 15, 2021 its free Autosweep RFID sticker installation at the Gateway Mall.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

2.7M Motorists Now Have Autosweep RFIDs

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) reported that 2.7 million vehicles now have Autosweep RFID tags. The figure doubled the number of stickers the company issued to motorists from 2015 to 2019 totaling 1.3 million.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Araneta City Extends Free Autosweep RFID Installation Until February 15

Araneta City is giving travelers until February 15, 2021 to get a free AutoSweep RFID sticker quickly and conveniently.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Select BMW Dealerships are Now Autosweep RFID Installation Sites

SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation, the official distributor of BMW cars and motorbikes in the country, in cooperation with its sister company, SMC Tollways Corporation is transforming selected BMW dealerships into Autosweep RFID installation centers this month.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Here's Your List of Autosweep's 156 Installation Sites; SMC Tollways to Go 100 Percent Cashless on January 11

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has reached its target 156 RFID stations last December 29, following through on an earlier commitment to open more Autosweep RFID installation stations in more locations before the end of December—particularly in “offsite” areas away from its southern expressways to reach more motorists.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

SMC's "No Toll Fees" Policy for Front Liners to Continue Indefinitely

Nine months since it implemented a “no toll fees” policy for medical front liners at all its operating expressways, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) reported that its waived toll fees for the country’s heroes against the COVID-19 pandemic, has reached over P138 million as of December 20.

Friday, December 18, 2020

DOTr Backtracks on Cashless Policy, Brings Back Cash Booths at Expressways

After another messy implementation (remember ADDA?), the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is backtracking on their 100 percent cashless policy at expressways. The government agency has now said that cash booths will make a comeback, and a no penalty policy will be implemented at tollways.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

SMC on Track to Add RFID Installation Stations Outside Tollways by End of December

With more supplies of its Autosweep RFID stickers coming in the next two days, San Miguel Corporation, the operator of South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR), Skyway, NAIA Expressway, and the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), is targeting to operate a total of 156 RFID installation stations by the end of December to make it easier for more motorists to migrate to the government-mandated electronic toll collection system.

Monday, December 14, 2020

DOTr, TRB Just Did the NLEX, Easytrip’s Job for Them

With all the problems surrounding the Easytrip RFID, both the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) stepped in on behalf of the motoring public.