DOTr urged: Increase PUVs, leave physical distancing rules to health experts  CNN PhilippinesView Full coverage on Google News
Lawmakers on Tuesday grilled officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) over the directive on gradually easing physical distancing in mass transit, noting that a huge chunk of displaced drivers are still waiting to get back on the road.Lawmakers on Tuesday grilled officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) over the directive on gradually easing physical distancing in mass transit, noting that a huge chunk of displaced drivers are still waiting to get back on the road.

DOTr urged: Increase PUVs, leave physical distancing rules to health experts

A proposal to ease physical distancing rules inside public transportation was a 'product of research,' despite the warning of several experts that this could spur infections, Transportation Secretary Art Tugade said Tuesday. A proposal to ease physical distancing rules inside public transportation was a 'product of research,' despite the warning of several experts that this could spur infections, Transportation Secretary Art Tugade said Tuesday.

Relaxed coronavirus distancing in public transport a 'product of research': DOTr | ABS-CBN News

Physical distancing requirements on public transport have been relaxed following a review by the Ministry of Health to determine...

SunLive - Public transport distancing requirements relaxed - The Bay's News First

A lawmaker urged DOTr to think of better ways to allay public transport woes because about 1.7 million commuting workers remain stranded d...A lawmaker urged DOTr to think of better ways to allay public transport woes because about 1.7 million commuting workers remain stranded d...

Pandemic woes: Quimbo prods DOTr for better ways to address public transport shortage | Inquirer News

A youth group opposed the decision of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to reduce physical distancing in public vehicles, and urged the agency not to “invent” new health standards.

Youth group urges DOTr to keep one-meter distance policy - Manila Bulletin

The smaller physical distancing area in public transport, which took effect Monday, has raised concerns about its ability to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). The Department of Transportation (DoTr) reduced the space between commuters from 1 meter to .75 meter, after the adjustment was approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management […]

Groups oppose new distancing protocol – The Manila Times

(3rd UPDATE) Where do things stand on the Department of Transportation’s newest move to ease the required distance between commuters?(3rd UPDATE) Where do things stand on the Department of Transportation’s newest move to ease the required distance between commuters?

MANILA – A government task force will review the easing of physical distancing in public transportation as health experts warned of possible future spikes in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection with this new policy, Malacañang said on Monday.Presidential Spokesperson...MANILA – A government task force will review the easing of physical distancing in public transportation as health experts warned of possible future spikes in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection with this new policy, Malacañang said on Monday.Presidential Spokesperson...

IATF to review easing distancing rule in public transport: Palace | Philippine News Agency

“Due to the limitations imposed on our public transportation, operators and drivers may not be able to sustain their operations. This may lead to inconsistent travel trips causing commuters to compete for rides, while drivers and operators disregard passenger capacity in exchange for more revenue,” said Pastor.“Due to the limitations imposed on our public transportation, operators and drivers may not be able to sustain their operations. This may lead to inconsistent travel trips causing commuters to compete for rides, while drivers and operators disregard passenger capacity in exchange for more revenue,” said Pastor.

Service contracting scheme for public transportation gets IATF green light | Philstar.com

'Hindi lang po kathang-isip lang ng DOTr at IATF,' says the Department of Transportation, as it draws flak for reducing the required distance between commuters'Hindi lang po kathang-isip lang ng DOTr at IATF,' says the Department of Transportation, as it draws flak for reducing the required distance between commuters

The Department of Transport (DOTr) insisted today that the reduction of physical distancing in public transport is based on medical experts' advice. Starting today, physical distancing will be reduced inside all public transport to 0.75 meters. This will be reduced to 0.5 meters after two weeks,The Department of Transport (DOTr) insisted today that the reduction of physical distancing in public transport is based on medical experts' advice. Starting today, physical distancing will be reduced inside all public transport to 0.75 meters. This will be reduced to 0.5 meters after two weeks,

Minimizing physical distancing in public transport backed by science, says DOTr

Gov’t to hire PUV operators, drivers under service contracting schemeGov’t to hire PUV operators, drivers under service contracting scheme

Gov’t to hire PUV operators, drivers under service contracting scheme - SUNSTAR

This comes even as the Department of Transportation asserts it is safe – and scientific – to reduce physical distancing on public transportThis comes even as the Department of Transportation asserts it is safe – and scientific – to reduce physical distancing on public transport

The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday urged the public to be “extra vigilant” against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ahead of the reduction of physical distancing in public transportation vehicles.The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday urged the public to be “extra vigilant” against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ahead of the reduction of physical distancing in public transportation vehicles.

DOH urges public vigilance as physical distancing on public transpo reduced

DOTr says authorities will continuously monitor and study the effects of the reduced physical distancing measures — and will make changes if needed.DOTr says authorities will continuously monitor and study the effects of the reduced physical distancing measures — and will make changes if needed.

DOTr: Possible to recall new public transport distancing policy