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MRT, LRT to shut down for Holy Week

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The Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) and Light Trail Transit (LRT) would suspend its operations for the Holy Week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino, DOTC execs to inspect transport hubs Wednesday

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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is set to conduct inspections of transportation hubs with President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday ahead of the expected exodus of people heading back to the provinces for the Holy Week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

175 water tanks to distribute water to Metro, Cavite villages

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At least 175 water tankers will be deployed by Maynilad Water Services, volunteer firefighting groups and local government units to ration water to residents of about 800 villages in Metro Manila and neighboring Cavite province that will be affected by a massive water service interruption from Holy Wednesday to Black Saturday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Inquirer Libre gives free ‘stations’ map to LRT, MRT riders

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Riders of the LRT and MRT this morning were greeted by a unique map wrapped around the Holy Tuesday issue of Inquirer Libre.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 accidentally shot by cops along Quezon Avenue – report

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At least two civilians were wounded after police accidentally shot them while pursuing a snatcher, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Expect no light traffic from Good Friday ’til Monday – MMDA

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Motorists have been advised to take alternative routes as some portions of Edsa would undergo road reblocking and repair this weekend.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bus-truck collision snarls traffic in NLEx

North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A passenger bus and a truck collided in the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Tuesday afternoon, snarling traffic in the area, the NLEx management said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

When MRT breaks down, Palace dishes out the usual response

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Following a disruption in the Metro Rail Transit’s (MRT’s) operations on Tuesday morning, Malacañang for the nth time assured the public that the government will do everything to ensure the safety of commuters.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Drilon: I love bicycles; let’s build bike lanes

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To help alleviate the country’s air pollution woes, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday called on local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to move towards making major roads and thoroughfares conducive to bikers and other pedestrians.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT resumes operations after rail problem

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The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) has resumed operations as of 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, its general manager Al Vitangcol said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT operations disrupted anew

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Operations at Metro Rail Transit stations have been stalled anew on Tuesday morning reportedly due to technical problems.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PNR announces schedule for Holy Week

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The Philippine National Railways (PNR) would have limited operations during the Holy Week, it said in a statement on Monday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA: No number coding for provincial buses during Holy Week

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The number coding scheme for provincial buses plying Metro Manila roads will also be lifted during the Holy Week, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Monday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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