We assure the public that bidding for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 extension project will be transparent and qualified bidders are now prepared to submit their bid [proposals]. If there will be no any legal constraints, this project will be completed before the term of the President ends. —Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on the project which will link Metro Manila to Cavite province.
By Maila Ager
President Benigno Aquino III said in jest he was ready to be run over by a train if the LRT (Light Rail Transit) Line 1 project from Baclaran to Bacoor will not be completed in two years.
By Jamie Marie Elona
The Light Rail Transit Authority announced Tuesday that it will suspend its operations for four days during the Lenten season to give way for its annual maintenance work.
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 which runs from Baclaran in Pasay City to Roosevelt in Quezon City, ferried around 15.03 million passengers in October 2012, according to recent data from the National Statistics Office. Higher than the 13.56 million passengers recorded during the same period in 2011, this resulted in a gross revenue collection of P220.87 million.
By Jamie Marie Elona
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) will be hosting free rides on Sunday, December 30, LRTA spokesman Hernando Cabrera said Friday.
Holidays or no holidays, the “no inspection, no ride” policy is strictly implemented in all Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations for the train-riding public’s security, the LRT Authority said in a statement issued on Thursday.
A 13.2 feet sawa (boa constrictor) was caught in junkyard of the Light Rail Transit depot in Pasay City, LRT spokesman Hernando Cabrera said on Twitter Friday.
By Matikas Santos
The fare hike of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) systems will not be a good gift to the people at the start of the new year, Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. said.
Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on Monday confirmed that the planned fare increase for Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) will go ahead next year.
By Niña Calleja
The woman who took her own life by throwing herself on the path of an oncoming train at the Edsa station of the Light Rail Transit 1 on Thursday has been identified as a jobless woman long suffering from a tumor on the face.
The Light Rail Transit lines 1 and 2 has announced schedule of last trip for Wednesday:
By Doris C. Bongcac
, Tweeny M. Malinao
With the Bus Rapid Transit project almost assured, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he is open to the idea of having a Light Rail Transit in other parts of Metro Cebu.
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1, which runs from Baclaran in Pasay City to Roosevelt in Quezon City, ferried around 14.15 million passengers in February, according to recent data from the National Statistics Office. Higher than the 12.3 million passengers recorded during the same period in 2011, this resulted in a gross revenue collection of P207.13 million.