DOTr assistant secretary for legal affairs Mark Steven Pastor said the memorandum circular will cover all types of electric vehicles and will not exclude light electric vehicles or low-speed vehicles.
The P34.6 billion is on top of the combined P11.3 earmarked this year and in 2019 for Phase 1 of the country’s first underground commuter train system that will run from Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City to NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City.
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said it will implement cashless toll collection effective November 2 following the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) order mandating contactless and cashless payment transactions in tollways to help prevent the transmission of Covid-19.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has written down a list of technology projects it lined up for the transport sector to stop the spread of Covid-19.
PayMaya is offering transport operators and their drivers QR scan-to-pay capabilities, which will also give them access to a digital financial account that they can use for transactions such as bills payments, airtime load reloading, and sending money to friends and family.
This after Angkas filed a petition before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court asking for the issuance of a temporary restraining order against the imposition of a cap on the number of participating riders in the government’s pilot run on the use of motorcycles as taxis, and the apprehension of “excess riders” as stated in the program’s revised guidelines.
The Technical Working Group in charge of the motorcycle taxi pilot run said Angkas may be disqualified from operating because of numerous infractions such as operating outside of Metro Manila and charging surge rates.
Motorcycle taxi app “Angkas” has secured a 72-hour Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the government policy of limiting the number of Angkas bikers to 10,000 in Manila and 3,000 in Cebu.