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Modern jeepneys approved for Pasay route

MODERNIZED public utility jeepneys (PUJs) will start hitting the road on a route within Pasay City on Monday, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said.

DoTr to decide on MPIC-Ayala’s MRT takeover by yearend

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) targets to address the Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC) and Ayala Corp.’s unsolicited proposal for the rehabilitation and takeover of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) by the end of the year.

DoTr may green-light consortium’s NAIA rehabilitation plan in two weeks

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) may grant within the next two weeks the original proponent status (OPS) to the consortium seeking to rehabilitate the...

DOTr, JICA agree on 43-month MRT rehab

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), have finalized on Friday, May 11, the terms...

Vehicle plate plant opened

SWIFTER PRODUCTION and distribution of vehicle license plates is expected as the Department of Transportation (DoTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) inaugurated on...

2 MRT execs in reported scuffle amid meeting with foreign donors

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said Friday there was a “heated incident” between two officials of the Metro Rail...

Recto: DBM-led Pasig River transport revival won’t suffer same fate as...

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto on Thursday, April 5, expressed hopes that the rehabilitation plan of the Department of Budget and Management...

Senator calls on DoTr to act on unused Dalian trains

WITH THE increased number of operating Metro Rail Transit (MRT) trains, Senator Grace S. Poe-Llamanzares on Tuesday expressed hope that the Department of Transportation...

MRT deploys more trains

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) deployed 15 Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) trains on Apr 2, the first time since Jan 5. At around 2:10...

Duterte to host expo on mass transportation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to lead opening rites today, April 3, for “Public Transport Modernization Expo: Modernong Sasakyan, Progresibong Bayan” — the...

DoTr unveils expanded Tacloban airport terminal

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Friday, March 16, inaugurated the expanded passenger terminal building (PTB) of the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban...

Audit of China-made trains almost complete, requires weighing test

THE independent auditor of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-3 trains bought from Chinese firm Dalian Locomotive said that a weighing test should be done, the...

Unsolicited proposal submitted for Davao, new Bohol airports

CHElSEA Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) has submitted to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) an unsolicited Public-Private Partnership (PPP) proposal to develop the Davao and...

Cruise tourist arrivals in the Philippines surge nearly 2000% in January

Cruise ship tourist arrivals skyrocketed by 1,953% to 9,156 passengers in January from only 446 in January of last year. The Department of Transportation (DoTr)...

DoTr, Bombardier sign deal to buy signaling equipment for MRT3

THE Department of Transportation on Friday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOU) with Canadian company Bombardier Transportation for the procurement of an original equipment...

Ride-sharing quota for Metro Manila may rise

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it is considering an increase in the number of ride-sharing vehicles in Metro Manila and surrounding areas. In a...

Taguig terminal construction to start by 2nd half of 2018

CONSTRUCTION OF the Taguig Integrated Terminal Exchange (ITX) will start by the second half of the year, the government announced yesterday. The Department of Transportation...

15 key infrastructure projects being readied for 2018 launch

THE GOVERNMENT expects a pickup in infrastructure activity this year, with 15 big-ticket projects already in the pre-construction stage, the Finance department said. This adds...

DoTr reviews unsolicited proposal for Clark airport

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) will review the unsolicited proposal of the Filinvest Development Corp. (FDC)...

Former MRT contractor washes its hands of glitches

THE company that until recently provided maintenance services for the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) denied having any involvement in the recent mishaps involving the...

DoTr eyes ‘sabotage’ in latest MRT mishap

AN OFFICIAL of the Department of Transportation (DoTr) has raised the possibility of sabotage behind the latest mishap affecting the Metro Rail Transit or...

DoTr denies reported delay in subway project start

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said yesterday that the timetable for the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) is “on track,” rejecting a news report...

DoTr terminates BURI’s MRT-3 maintenance deal

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it terminated the maintenance contract held by Busan Universal Rail, Inc. (BURI) for Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-3. The DoTr...

Gov’t serves termination notice to MRT service provider

THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) handed Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) service provider Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI) a notice to terminate its contract. In a...

DOTr accepts PAL’s P6B settlement

THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday said it accepted Philippines Airlines’ (PAL) P6 billion offer to settle its dispute with the government over...

Busan Rail files graft case vs DoTR official

BUSAN Universal Rail, Inc., (BURI), the maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-3, on Wednesday filed a complaint against Transportation Undersecretary for Railways...

Official submits paper listing more reasons to end MRT3 contract with...

A TRANSPORT official on Friday submitted a 17-page document that lists more reasons to end the government contract with Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI),...

Light Rail Manila proposes express trains on LRT-1

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corporation (LRMC) is studying the possibility of deploying express trains on the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) by December. “We are...

BURI disputes ‘misinformation’ by DoTr on malfunctioning in MRT

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo BUSAN UNIVERSAL Rail, Inc. (BURI) in a statement on Monday, Aug. 28, disputed the Department of Transportation’s (DoTr) “misinformation” that...