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Humanizing Metro Manila’s transport system

Metro Manila was tagged as having the fifth worst public transportation system worldwide in the 2022 Urban Mobility Readiness Index launched by the Oliver Wyman Forum and the University of California, Berkeley. This study examined 60 metropolises across the globe to assess their public transport system, including, among others, the reliability of public rail systems,...

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Transport groups ‘will continue to make noise’ vs modernization plan

Two transport strikes have been called this year in protest against the government’s so-called public utility vehicle modernization program (PUVMP), which is aimed at replacing aging jeepneys with environment-friendly but much more expensive minibuses. Following two days of a planned weeklong strike in March, leaders of transport groups Manibela and Piston were called to a...