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Metro Pacific proposed toll structure approved for CALAX Subsection 5

Metro Pacific proposed toll structure approved for CALAX Subsection 5

THE TOLL Regulatory Board (TRB) has issued a notice approving the fee structure for Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Subsection 5, from Silang East Interchange to Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange, which is due to open this quarter. TRB Executive Director Alvin A. Carullo issued the notice on July 13. A copy of the notice has been posted on... continue reading

MRT-7 now over 60 percent complete—Tugade

MRT-7 now over 60 percent complete—Tugade

Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the construction of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7), which will connect Quezon City to Bulacan, is in “full swing” despite the persisting coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. According to Tugade, the 22-kilometer rail line which will carry train riders from North Avenue in Quezon City all the way... continue reading

DOTR: LRT Line 1 Cavite extension project hit 57% construction progress as of June 30

DOTR: LRT Line 1 Cavite extension project hit 57% construction progress as of June 30

The Department of Transportation said Wednesday the P65-billion LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project is more than halfway to completion. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the project already had a 57-percent overall progress rate as of June 30. Upon completion, the project will reduce travel time between Baclaran and Bacoor, Cavite from one hour and 10 minutes... continue reading

PPP Center pushes P26 billion PGH projects

PPP Center pushes P26 billion PGH projects

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 pandemic should force the government to put in more resources in the healthcare system with the support of the private sector to better prepare for future crises. The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center said the health and economic crisis due to the pandemic has put a renewed spotlight on the urgent... continue reading

Duterte: New Clark terminal to ease congestion at NAIA

Duterte: New Clark terminal to ease congestion at NAIA

PRESIDENT Duterte on Saturday said the newly completed passenger terminal building of the Clark International Airport (CRK) will help ease air traffic congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and promote a more convenient and safer travel in the country. The President, during the inspection of the new passenger terminal, said the improved infrastructure... continue reading

Duterte: New Clark airport terminal to decongest NAIA, provide better flying experience for travelers

Duterte: New Clark airport terminal to decongest NAIA, provide better flying experience for travelers

The newly built passenger terminal of the Clark International Airport will help ease air traffic congestion in Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), promote more convenient travel, and boost economic growth in Luzon, President Duterte declared Saturday. The President visited the new airport terminal building located in Clark, Pampanga, Saturday and lauded the “massive achievement”... continue reading

Infrastructure spending doubles to P79 billion in May

Infrastructure spending doubles to P79 billion in May

MANILA, Philippines — The government more than doubled its infrastructure spending in May to nearly P79 billion as construction activities resumed with the lifting of lockdown measures in Luzon, particularly in Metro Manila. Based on latest data from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the government increased its infrastructure expenditure in May to P78.9... continue reading

MRT 3 rehabilitation completed December

MRT 3 rehabilitation completed December

The Department of Transportation said the rehabilitation of the MRT 3 will be completed by December this year in time for the anticipated return to normalcy. “We addressed the problem they called MRTirik wherein we reduced the breakdown and service disruptions,” Transportation Secretary Art Tugade said. Data from MRT3 showed that MRT3 recorded a zero... continue reading

Filinvest unit bags Metro Cebu bulk water supply deal

Filinvest unit bags Metro Cebu bulk water supply deal

MANILA, Philippines — Filinvest’s utility arm, FDC Utilities, Inc. (FDCUI), has secured a 25-year bulk water supply deal with Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD). FDCUI said MCWD had given its wholly owned subsidiary, FDC Water Utilities Inc., the notice of award for its unsolicited proposal to put up desalination plants to supply potable water to... continue reading

San Miguel to cut toll fees at Skyway Stage 3

San Miguel to cut toll fees at Skyway Stage 3

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) will be reducing the proposed toll fees at its elevated expressway Skyway Stage 3 especially for motorists traveling short distances. The company will start collecting fees on July 12 after waiving payments at the 18-kilometer expressway for almost seven months. SMC has not yet released the revised matrix, noting in a... continue reading