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Rappler's latest stories on bus terminals


Provincial bus terminals not to be closed on June 1

May 29, 2019 - 2:43 PM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority stands firm on its policy closing provincial bus terminals along EDSA, pending the Supreme Court decision on petitions filed against it

CLOSURE. Provincial bus terminals along EDSA faces an impending closure. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: Exodus to provinces starts for Holy Week 2019

Apr 18, 2019 - 8:36 AM

The transportation department sets up help desks at terminals and opens hotlines

EXODUS. Thousands of passengers line up for buses at the Araneta Center Bus Terminal to go home to provinces for the Holy Week. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

MMDA regulation revokes EDSA bus terminals permits

Apr 05, 2019 - 4:26 PM

But Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento 'strongly urges' traffic agencies to suspend the implementation of the new bus terminal scheme in a recently filed resolution

CHOKEPOINT. Bumper to bumper traffic along Edsa near Cubao, Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Holy Week exodus: Commuters line up for hours in terminals

Mar 29, 2018 - 8:10 AM

The rush to go to the provinces results in up to 3 hours of waiting in bus terminals

MASS EXODUS. The line for a JAC Liner bus going to Lucban town in Quezon has spilled over to Mapagmahal Street in Quezon City. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

British 'budol-budol' victim gets free Banaue vacation

Mar 28, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Banaue police pass the hat to save the vacation of the unfortunate British tourist

Filipinos start flocking to bus terminals, seaports for Holy Week

Mar 25, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard reminds passengers to arrive at ports at least 3 hours before departure and to refrain from bringing flammable, toxic, and explosive substances

Hundreds of passengers bound for Visayas and Mindanao for the Holy week break patiently wait for a ride at the Araneta Center Terminal in Quezon City on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Over 3,000 stranded passengers at ports due to Agaton

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:37 AM

The biggest number of stranded outbound passengers is in Northern Mindanao, with 1,519 passengers in 5 different ports

Is this THE solution? A Driver's Academy for public transport drivers

Sep 01, 2017 - 6:20 PM

In his Facebook post MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos says his experience with an errant bus driver makes him realize an academy really makes sense

MMDA shuts down 9 bus terminals in EDSA-Cubao

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:17 AM

The bus terminals commit violations such as failure to obtain sanitary and fire safety permits and the refusal to follow the nose in nose out policy for parking and exiting buses

CLOSED. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim goes to Cubao to personally oversee the shutdown of errant bus terminals. MMDA file photo

11 EDSA bus stations in danger of closure – MMDA

Jul 23, 2017 - 12:31 AM

The 11 bus stations allegedly violate government rules and regulations the MMDA says

FOR SUSPENSION. Bus terminals failing to comply with MMDA standards are up for suspension or closure. Rappler file photo-

QC grants permits for provincial bus terminal operations in Cubao

Jan 13, 2017 - 7:20 PM

The 4 bus operators complied with requirements set by the Quezon City government officials say

Drug-sniffing dogs to help patrol Cebu jail, bus terminal

Oct 25, 2016 - 8:15 AM

The provincial government of Cebu has trained the K9s before their turnover to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Central Visayas

IN PHOTOS: Beating the Christmas rush

Dec 24, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Some Filipinos are still rushing home or shopping for their loved ones and Noche Buena preparations

Filipinos rush to Divisoria on Christmas eve for a last minute shopping of gifts, fruits and food for the traditional noche buena or Christmas dinner.

Ayala Land's ARCA South phase 1 dev't 70% complete

Jun 10, 2015 - 11:36 AM

The P80 billion mixed use development will also benefit from two government roadway projects: the Intermodal Transport System and Skyway C5 C6 connector road

Commuters flock to bus terminals for Holy Week

Apr 17, 2014 - 5:06 PM

Long lines at bus terminals spill over EDSA sidewalks and footbridges

Aquino apologizes over 'world's worst airport'

Apr 16, 2014 - 9:43 PM

During a visit to NAIA 1 which is used by foreign airlines the President says that due to strict procurement rules the replacement for the airport s broken airconditioners will be delivered in August yet

2 more firms eye southwest bus terminal project

Mar 05, 2014 - 4:54 PM

11 companies are now planning to bid for the PPP project

Explosion hits bus terminal in Zamboanga, 3 dead

Sep 20, 2013 - 7:59 PM

UPDATED Those who died were a conductor and 2 washers at Biel Transport Company A bus driver was injured

Cavite, Batangas buses stop at P’que terminal starting Aug 6

Aug 06, 2013 - 5:00 AM

The integrated terminal can handle 955 buses coming from Cavite and Batangas at a time It is also expected to inconvenience commuters who will take extra rides

EASE TRAFFIC. The new Southwest Terminal, which can handle up to 955 buses from Cavite and Batangas, is seen as a way to ease congestion in Metro Manila. Photo by Rappler/Bea Cupin

Aquino: Simplify emergency signs on ships

Mar 26, 2013 - 4:42 PM

President Aquino wants emergency signs on ships translated to Filipino and simpler language

Gov't to complete bus terminal system by 2015 - Abaya

Jan 16, 2013 - 6:27 PM

The Transportation Secretary says a feasibility study on the project has started