(Feature)How far can Beep Card really help in easing LRT-MRT transport problems?

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature)How far can Beep Card really help in easing LRT-MRT transport problems? 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Oct. 5 (PNA)– Catching the train for Makati if you are within Quezon City is a very tough problem, particularly at the North Avenue where at least three very long lines are formed even before 5 a.m.

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President Aquino: Long-term solutions for MRT, LRT underway

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino: Long-term solutions for MRT, LRT underway 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — It might have taken over five years under the Aquino administration to carry out, but passengers taking the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) system will finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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DOTC eyes Php 4.2-B budget hike for MRT-3 maintenance

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOTC eyes Php 4.2-B budget hike for MRT-3 maintenance 

MANILA, June 10 –The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is eyeing for a budget, almost double its original allocation for the maintenance contract of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3.

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14 MRT-3 train sets resume normal operation after ‘glitch’

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on 14 MRT-3 train sets resume normal operation after ‘glitch’ 

MANILA, April 21 — Normal operations in 14 train sets of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) resumed Tuesday afternoon after experiencing a technical glitch in the morning.

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Lawmakers urge DOTC to act promptly on LRT, MRT operations, maintenance issues

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lawmakers urge DOTC to act promptly on LRT, MRT operations, maintenance issues 

By Mabelle M. Manalo

MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — Amid the general outcry of commuters in Metro Manila on the defective Metro Rail Transit (MRT) system and the recent fare increases in the MRT and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, several lawmakers advised the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) on Wednesday to immediately address several operations and maintenance issues on the country's transit system.

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DOTC okays shortening MRT-3 operation hours this weekend for repairs

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOTC okays shortening MRT-3 operation hours this weekend for repairs 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Friday has allowed the shortening of operation hours for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) to make way for repairs this weekend.

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Commuters group asks SC to stop MRT-LRT fare hike

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Commuters group asks SC to stop MRT-LRT fare hike 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — Commuters group Riles Laan sa Sambayanan (RILES) Network on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Metro Rail Transit-Light Rail Transit (MRT-LRT) fare hike.

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Rehabilitation of MRT3 to be completed in 2017 – Abaya

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rehabilitation of MRT3 to be completed in 2017 – Abaya 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) – The rehabilitation projects for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT 3) will be completed in 2017, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on Monday said.

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DOTC: MRT-3 maintenance contract bid failed anew

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOTC: MRT-3 maintenance contract bid failed anew 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Tuesday said that the bid for the three-year maintenance contract of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) has failed anew.

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MRT, LRT fare hike means better services, new facilities, says Palace

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on MRT, LRT fare hike means better services, new facilities, says Palace 

MANILA, Jan. 6 — The Palace has appealed for more patience from the public, saying the increase in MRT and LRT fares would mean better services and facilities.

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