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Parañaque Terminal Exchange Starts Commercial Operations Nov. 10

Provincial buses passing through Cavitex to start and end their trips at country's first landport

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, will officially begin operations on 4 a.m., Saturday, 10 November 2018.Provincial buses that pass through the Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX) and Coastal ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 09, 2018 07:00:00
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Duterte Inaugurates Parañaque Terminal Exchange as DOTr Seeks Waiver Php100-M Annual Subsidy from Gov't

PITx was one of PPP projects awarded under Aquino administration and completed under new president

The country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), opened its doors on November 5 with President Rodrigo Duterte leading the inauguration rites.The terminal’s opening comes as commuters flocked back to Metro Manila after the long weekend that ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 05, 2018 06:00:00
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Duterte to Inaugurate Php5.6-B Parañaque Terminal Exchange, PH's First 'Landport'

PITx was one of PPP projects awarded under Aquino administration and completed under new president

The country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), is opening its doors today, November 5, with President Rodrigo Duterte set to lead the inauguration rites.The terminal’s inauguration comes as commuters flocked back to Metro Manila after the long ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 05, 2018 12:00:00
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After Mactan-Cebu Airport Makeover, Gov't Eyes Davao and Kalibo Hubs Next for Major Upgrade

Aviation regulators grant original proponent status to Chelsea Logistics and Mega7 to develop the two airports

Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy’s Chelsea Logistics Corporation (CLC) received the original proponent status from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to develop, maintain and operate the Davao International Airport, the agency announced on October 23, Tuesday.CLC’s Php49-billion unsolicited proposal was submitted to the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 24, 2018 09:00:00
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Makati Awards $3.7-B Subway Project 7 Months Ahead of May 2019 Polls

Will IRC begin construction amid the tight electoral contest between Binay siblings?

The Makati City Government has officially awarded listed real estate firm IRC Properties Inc. the permit to establish and operate a subway system in the city, the company said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Tuesday, October 23.“The ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 23, 2018 04:00:00
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Parañaque Terminal Exchange for Cavite Buses to Open in November, says DOTr

Department touts benefits of PH's first "landport" in just-released video

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced through a newly-released video that the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), the country’s first intermodal land transport terminal, is set to open in November.The Php3.5-billion facility was scheduled for a soft opening early October but ...

by Pauline Macaraeg and Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 04, 2018 04:00:00
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First Look: PH's First 'Landport' is a Bus Terminal That Looks and Feels Like an Airport

A peek inside the soon-to-open Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx)

More than three years ago, the government signed a public-private partnership agreement with MWM Terminals Inc. to build and operate the Southwest Integrated Terminal Exchange (SWITEx), the country’s first intermodal land transport terminal. It will serve as the last stop and origin of ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 03, 2018 03:00:00
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Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Eyes Monorail Linking Santolan MRT-3 to Eastwood City

It will be the billionaire's second proposed monorail project after first one connecting Guadalupe to Uptown Bonifacio in BGC

Infracorp Development Inc., the infrastructure arm of Andrew Tan’s Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), disclosed it is planning to build a second monorail that would connect Eastwood City in Libis area in Quezon City to the MRT-3’s Santolan station at the corner ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 19, 2018 12:00:00
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(UPDATE) Brace for Worse Traffic as Rockwell Bridge Nears 30-Month Closure

The new bridge to replace it will cost Php1.2B and won't be completed until 2020

UPDATE 2: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge last September 25, only a few days after it was closed to motorists on September 23. In a letter to the MMDA, the DPWH said that it ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 14, 2018 12:00:00
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How Much Will Megawide Corp Earn From PH's First Modern Bus Terminal?

The company behind the country's only resort airport is about to complete the PITX

Megawide Construction Corp. expects additional revenues of Php717.2 million next year from another of its major public-private partnership (PPP) projects--the Parañaque Integrated Transport Exchange (PITx), which is expected to be inaugurated soon.Megawide is a major investor in the country’s first “resort” airport—the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 03, 2018 07:00:00
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Mactan-Cebu Airport to Close Runway for 5 Hours Each Day from Sept. 1 to 21

Airlines have announced flight cancellations and rescheduling due to the closure

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has announced that it will close the runway of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) every day from September 1 to 21 between 1:30 AM and 6:30 AM to give way to repairs and rehabilitation.“We need to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 29, 2018 12:00:00
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Which Infrastructure Projects in Metro Manila May Push Up Prices of Nearby Land?

Property consultancy Colliers says one project boosted the value of surrounding land 9-fold

One of the major projects of the Duterte administration is the Build, Build, Build program, which aims to boost infrastructure development across the country. Encompassing over 60 projects spearheaded by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation (DOTr) ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 23, 2018 10:00:00
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Manila to Tagaytay in 1 Hour? Metro Pacific Moves Closer to Gov't Deal to Build Php25-B Toll Road

50-km expressway runs from Silang, Cavite to Nasugbu, Batangas, passing through Tagaytay City

Metro Pacific Tollways South Corp. (MPT South) has won original proponent status for its unsolicited proposal to build a 50.42-kilometer expressway that aims to decongest existing roads to Tagaytay City, a prime tourist spot south of Manila, its parent company reported on ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 27, 2018 07:00:00
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