Solons push for pilot test for motorcycles-for-hire

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:02:06 +0000

Lawmakers asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Monday to implement a pilot test for motorcycles-for-hire as the possibility of passing a bill that would allow these to operate as public utility vehicles (PUVs) before Congress adjourns in June grew slimmer.

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Poe: Fines for colorum PUVs ‘certainly too much’

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 05:09:22 +0000

Senator Grace Poe on Friday said the existing fines for “colorum” public utility vehicles (PUVs) were “certainly too much” for drivers

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DOTr reminder: Provincial buses should use PITX

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 09:27:10 +0000

DOTr reminder: Provincial buses should use PITX

All public utility vehicles to pass through the newly-established Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to facilitate the transfer of passengers, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said in a statement issued on Sunday.

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DOTr wants more time to study use of motorcycles as taxis

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 04:44:44 +0000

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Saturday asked for more time to evaluate the safety and legal concerns to use motorcycles as taxis

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Heroes’ Lounge for soldiers, cops opened in 24 airports

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 07:23:41 +0000

Heroes’ Lounge for soldiers, cops opened in 24 airports

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has opened Heroes’ Lounges  in 24 airports exclusively for active and retired policemen, soldiers and their immediate families.

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DOTR: No political flavor in Malasakit Help Desks project

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 07:09:27 +0000

DOTR: No political flavor in Malasakit Help Desks project

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) clarified on Tuesday that its Malasakit Help Desks (MHD) project has nothing to do with politics.

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PUV operators ordered to beef up security in terminals

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 05:23:31 +0000

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) operators to install safety equipment inside their terminals for the protection of commuters.

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