LRT1 Cavite extension project - updates

Rappler's latest stories on LRT1 Cavite extension project


LRT1 fare hike delayed as gov't seeks 'win-win solution'

Aug 08, 2016 - 5:40 PM

The transportation department says it will try to further postpone the fare hike which was supposed to have taken effect August 1

'WIN-WIN.' Transportation Spokesperson Cherie Mercado says the department to talk with the LRT1 operator to come up with a win-win solution. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Poe grills DOTC officials over MRT7, LRT-MRT common station

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:23 PM

With the appalling state of public transportation MRT7 would have helped ease the burden of commuters says Senator and presidential aspirant Grace Poe

WHEN? Senator Grace Poe grills transportation officials Monday, November 9, 2015 over the construction of MRT7 and the proposed LRT-Mrt common station. File photo of TriNoma from its official Facebook page and MRT3 by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

LRTA fails to turn over 100 operational coaches

Sep 15, 2015 - 7:43 PM

The consortium of Ayala Corporation Metro Pacific Investments Corporation and Macquarie says The real benefit of an improved train system will not be felt by the riding public immediately

LONG WAIT. Private concessionaire Light Rail Manila Consortium says "the real benefit of an improved train system will not be felt by the riding public immediately"

MPIC, Ayala promise uninterrupted LRT1 operations

Aug 26, 2015 - 11:09 AM

The group led by Metro Pacific Investment Corporation and Ayala Corporation says it is ready to take over the operations and maintenance of Light Rail Transit Line 1 LRT1 on September 5

TAKEOVER. Construction of the LRT1 extension from Baclaran in Parañaque City to Bacoor in Cavite is seen to be completed by May 2019

No LRT1 fare hike under Aquino's watch – Abaya

Aug 06, 2015 - 5:28 PM

Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says his successor will determine whether or not to implement a fare hike

NO HIKE. The government will compensate Light Rail Manila Consortium for the remaining rail tariff committed to the consortium, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says

New MRT3 prototype train car to arrive in August

Jul 23, 2015 - 5:23 PM

DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says the delivery of new MRT3 prototype train car will result in lesser maintenance requirement for the ailing railway system

LESSER MAINTENANCE? This new MRT3 prototype train car will be delivered in the Philippines by August. Photos from DOTC

PH's PPP thrust: Work in progress

Jul 18, 2015 - 6:44 PM

UPDATED After 5 years since its kickoff in 2010 did the flagship public private partnership program of President Benigno Aquino III meet expectations?

PPP TRAFFIC JAM. 41-year-old Celina Garcia is just one of the millions Filipino motorists and commuters who find getting around Metro Manila more time-consuming than ever. Illustration by Mara Mercado/Rappler

French aerospace firms eye stronger presence in PH

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:08 PM

2 US construction firms also plan to set up shop in the country Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo says

San Miguel pushes for speedy resolution of common station deadlock

May 25, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The conglomerate says the issue on where to put the LRT MRT common station is affecting the financial closure of the P63 billion MRT7 project

SM Prime: Put LRT-MRT station in front of SM North

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM

SM Prime also denies it is in talks with DOTC to put up a second common station catering to LRT MRT passengers

Economic reforms to continue beyond 2016 – BSP

Mar 26, 2015 - 5:08 PM

BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo gives the assurance amid foreign investors concerns

ASSURANCE The BSP assures foreign investors that the Aquino administration's economic reforms would continue beyond 2016. Rappler file photo

DOTC awards LRT consultancy contract to Japanese group

Mar 09, 2015 - 3:53 PM

The group will undertake the P602 7 M consultancy contract for the LRT extension projects

3 PH-France infrastructure deals signed

Feb 26, 2015 - 9:49 PM

French President Francois Hollande tells businessmen in Manila that making investments is not enough – these businesses should help fight climate change

New investments in infrastructure and renewable energy create a flow of investment to fight climate change

SC asked to halt LRT1 Cavite extension project

Feb 20, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The P64 9B mass rail transit project is the ‘most disadvantageous government contract of all time ’ a lawyer ​says in his petition before the High Court

France to invest in PH aerospace industry

Nov 10, 2014 - 3:50 PM

The EU country is also keen on exploring more opportunities in infrastructure with several French firms already involved in PPP projects in the Philippines

Conglomerates eye LRT2 project

Sep 30, 2014 - 12:21 PM

Bidders have until November 20 to submit the pre qualification documents

LRTA slashes budget for LRT2 maintenance contract

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:51 PM

The Light Rail Transit Authority also moves the bidding deadline from September 24 to October 17