Philippines – As Metro Manila and 38 different regions now on the loosest Alert Level 1 characterization, public transportation has returned to conveying 100 percent traveler limit on all vehicles once more, the Department of Transportation has shared.
This comes after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board gave Memorandum Circular No. 2022-028 as another standard on suitable traveler limit under Alert Level 1. As indicated by the update, there is no requirement for plastic obstructions or dividers, which are frequently utilized in Public Utility Jeepneys and Public Utility Buses.
Talking at President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People late Monday night, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said that as of February 2022, the LTFRB had effectively allowed 118,238 functional units of various PUV modes to employ 1,514 absolute courses open in Metro Manila.
Tugade said that 71 more proposed courses with 8,729 additional units were set to be opened by the LTFRB before March 15. The LTFRB reminder additionally added that if intrazonal or interzonal travel is between an area under Alert Level 1 and a region with a higher alarm level, the seating ability to be followed will be founded on the region with the higher alarm level.
TINGNAN: Simula ngayong araw, Marso 1, ang NCR at 38 na iba pang lugar sa bansa ay nasa ilalim na ng Alert Level 1 hanggang Marso 15, 2022.— Presidential Communications Operations Office (@pcoogov) March 1, 2022
Narito ang updated Alert Levels ng iba’t ibang lugar sa bansa: https://t.co/sR6M3ofV3e#workingPCOO#WeRiseAsOne#LagingHandaPH pic.twitter.com/n8wlOvxBdg
The appropriate utilization of “well-fitted facial coverings” on travelers, drivers, and guides is completely implemented, remembering consistence with sterile principles at terminals for understanding with Republic Act No. 11311.
For regions excluded from Alert Level 1, traveler limit will stay at 70% in consistence with the Covid team’s conventions. The whole LTFRB reminds general society to follow our wellbeing and security conventions for safe travel. Continuously recall that the option to ride public vehicle accompanies a related liability to keep everybody’s movement protected and systematic,” the DOTr said in an articulation.
Morever, In a different articulation gave Tuesday morning, the Light Rail Transit Authority, which deals with the Light Rail Transit-Line 2 in Quezon City, said it would give free one-day limitless pass to workers immunized at different LRT-2 COVID-19 inoculation destinations on March 1.