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Commuters told: Brace for February 27 transport strike

via rappler.com – Commuters were told to seek alternative means of transportation on Monday, February 27, as jeepney operators are set to hold a strike in Metro Manila and select provinces to protest plans to phase out their old fleet. One can visit Wynne Transport Service website to get transportation Read more »

Transport officials roll out ‘MRT Bus Route’ scheme

By Mikas Matsuzawa/CNN Philippines – Instead of the usual queue of people, a line of buses was seen at the North Avenue Station of MRT-3 early Tuesday morning (July 28). Around ten buses were parked along the sidewalk on the southbound lane of EDSA. The buses participated in the trial Read more »

No more barriers: Cebu Pacific to fly to Europe, US

via rappler.com – Budget airline Cebu Pacific of tycoon John Gokongwei Jr. is set to mount direct flights to the United States and Europe within the year. This after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) removed the Philippines from its air safety blacklist, opening the door for local airlines Read more »

Airlines to move to NAIA-3

THE GOVERNMENT will transfer a number of foreign airlines’ operations from Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (NAIA-1) to Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) in April to alleviate congestion in the older terminal. “We are transferring big airlines to Terminal 3 to bring back Terminal 1 to its design capacity,” Department Read more »

French PM Hails BRT Choice For Cebu’s Future Transport Mode

CEBU CITY, Cebu (PNA) — French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault hailed Cebu officials for choosing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system as the future major means of transport, an official said. To be named TransCebu, Cebu City’s BRT project is partly financed by France, according to Cebu City Integrated Traffic Read more »

Regular wages for bus drivers, conductors to improve road safety, MMDA says

With bus drivers about to get regular wages starting Jan. 16, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority expects less racing among bus drivers for passengers along major thoroughfares, including Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). In a radio interview Sunday, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said sanctions loom on bus firms that Read more »