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SMC says its tollways ready for shift to cashless toll collection

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through its Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) will conduct a dry run starting Friday, Sept. 1, to test the readiness of concessionaires for a smooth and efficient reimplementation of the program.

Vehicles with Autosweep RFID tags now at 2.7 million, says SMC

The figure doubled the number of stickers the company issued to motorists from 2015 to 2019 totaling 1.3 million.

SMC reports 85% usage rate on RFID lanes

SMC also announced that it will enforce the planned “Three-Strike Policy” for erring motorists who use ETC lanes with insufficient load credits.

Autosweep, EasyTrip reloading now available via GCash

For a minimum amount of P200, customers with GCash accounts can just go to the Pay Bills portion of the app, select Transportation, and choose either Autosweep or EasyTrip, and enter their account number and the amount they want to load.

Tollways to go 100% cashless by Jan. 11 as SMC completes 156 RFID sticker stations

SMC said it converted all but one of its 66 dedicated “onsite” or toll plaza stations into 24/7 stickering stations.

SMC eyes 156 Autosweep RFID stations by year-end

SMC reported opening a total of 42 new stations in the last two weeks, in addition to the 53 stations it had as of November, bringing the current total to 95 stations.

Senate adopts resolution calling for DOTr to suspend RFID implementation

The Senate adopted on Monday, Dec. 14, Senate Resolution 596 asking the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to immediately suspend the implementation of cashless transactions on tollways.

Velasco asks DOTR to extend RFID deadline to March 2021

House speaker Lord Allan Velasco estimated that it would take more than two years for all vehicles using the tollways to be provided with the RFID stickers.

Gatchalian warns NLEX operator of concession revocation due to RFID mess

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian has warned the operator of North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) that its concession agreement could be revoked due to possible violations committed in the implementation of the RFID rollout.

PayMaya intros ‘Travel’ section for QR tickets on beep, RFID

Through the newly-launched Travel section in the PayMaya app, commuters can pre-purchase their tickets even before they arrive at the station and avoid long queues.
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