DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya


MRT3 buyout target moved to 2016

Oct 22, 2015 - 10:35 AM

DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says they will convince the Congress to include the MRT3 buyout fund in the 2016 national budget

BELEAGUERED. Troubles in the beleaguered Metro Rail Transit line 3, from rifts between government and private sector to recurring technical glitches, have been passed to thousands of commuters who are waiting for its much-needed upgrades. File photo by Rappler

SONA 2015: Aquino blames private firm for MRT3 woes

Jul 27, 2015 - 7:29 PM

The President does not take to task Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the MRT s frequent technical glitches and service interruptions

LESSER MAINTENANCE? This new MRT3 prototype train car will be delivered in the Philippines by August and will result in lesser maintenance requirement in the future. Photos from DOTC

New unified LRT-MRT ticket: September rollout eyed for LRT1

Jul 23, 2015 - 9:58 AM

The new unified ticketing scheme will be implemented in more LRT2 stations within the next two weeks while the southbound side of LRT1 is expected to go live by September

MINOR GLITCHES. The transportation department calls the LRT2 unified ticketing scheme limited public trial a success, as minor glitches only involved the ticket vending machines (TVMs), such as the rejection of old and very crumpled peso bills. No major issues were experienced at the new turnstiles. Photo from LRT Spokesperson Hernando Cabrera's Twitter account

DOTC to expand LRT, MRT unified ticketing scheme in 2 weeks

Jul 21, 2015 - 4:31 PM

The agency says it is working on the minor glitches encountered by passengers during the trial run of the automated fare collection system

DOTC awards LRT1 Cavite project to MPIC-Ayala tandem

Sep 12, 2014 - 9:24 PM

Light Rail Manila Consortium as the MPIC Ayala partnership is called has 20 days to comply with the post award requirements including paying 10 of the P9 35 billion premium offer

DOTC: Cases to be filed vs MRT3 personnel for 'gross neglect'

Aug 19, 2014 - 4:38 PM

UPDATED The train drivers and control center personnel who allegedly failed to follow safety procedures will face administrative cases says DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya

LIABILITY? DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says MRt3 train drivers and personnel will face administrative charges over the derailing of an MRT3 train on August 13. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler