DOTr: Toll increase may be approved, implementation delayedDOTr: Toll increase may be approved, implementation delayed
DOTr: Toll increase may be approved, implementation delayed

DOTr says there will be no toll increase amid the pandemic, thought it may be applied at a later date.

LTO: Budget cuts may lead to another MC plate delayLTO: Budget cuts may lead to another MC plate delay
LTO: Budget cuts may lead to another MC plate delay

With the LTO's budget cuts, the agency may not meet its motorcycle plate backlog deadline of June 30, 2022.

Should the LTO create its own 8888 hotline?Should the LTO create its own 8888 hotline?
Should the LTO create its own 8888 hotline?

In the wake of the swift action over the Zamboanga street racer incident, more law-abiding motorcycle riders have been pointing out videos of unruly riders. But where can they report them?

DOTr puts mandatory PMVIC testing on hold againDOTr puts mandatory PMVIC testing on hold again
DOTr puts mandatory PMVIC testing on hold again

Citing the many complaints of motorists and the few operating PMVICs, the DOTr again orders temporary suspension of mandatory PMVIC testing.

MC Taxi TWG inspects MoveIt training facilityMC Taxi TWG inspects MoveIt training facility
MC Taxi TWG inspects MoveIt training facility

It's still a pilot study and the MC taxi TWG is making sure the operators are still rigorously training their riders.

DOTr airs side on COA undelivered plates findingsDOTr airs side on COA undelivered plates findings
DOTr airs side on COA undelivered plates findings

The COA flagged DOTr and LTO for failing to deliver more than PhP 2 billion worth of license plates. However, there's a very long story for that, that also involves COA.

LTO: Vehicle inspection ‘mandatory’ where PMVICs are operatingLTO: Vehicle inspection ‘mandatory’ where PMVICs are operating
LTO: Vehicle inspection ‘mandatory’ where PMVICs are operating

New LTO memo now requires inspection by PMVICs if they are operating within the area of an LTO office.

DOTr responds to Sen Recto's 'roused from the dead' comments on PMVICDOTr responds to Sen Recto's 'roused from the dead' comments on PMVIC
DOTr responds to Sen Recto's 'roused from the dead' comments on PMVIC

When asked why the PMVIC was "roused from the dead," the DOTr says that "ensuring the roadworthiness of vehicles cannot be postponed."

Senator asks why PMVIC was ‘roused from the dead’Senator asks why PMVIC was ‘roused from the dead’
Senator asks why PMVIC was ‘roused from the dead’

Senator Ralph Recto is not happy with the new PMVIC inspection required by LTO in areas where one is already operating.

Gov't spent PhP 1.09-billion on bicycle lanesGov't spent PhP 1.09-billion on bicycle lanes
Gov't spent PhP 1.09-billion on bicycle lanes

PhP1.09 billion was spent to create 497 kilometers of bicycle lanes in three metropolitan areas, complete with pavement markings, physical separators and signages.

Bill filed to make PH an electric vehicle assembly hubBill filed to make PH an electric vehicle assembly hubBill filed to make PH an electric vehicle assembly hub
Bill filed to make PH an electric vehicle assembly hub

Congress wants to streamline electric vehicle manufacturing and assembly in the country by establishing regulatory framework.

Piaggio wins leaning wheel patent case over PeugeotPiaggio wins leaning wheel patent case over PeugeotPiaggio wins leaning wheel patent case over Peugeot
Piaggio wins leaning wheel patent case over Peugeot

A French court ruled that the Peugeot Metropolis copied the Piaggio MP3's leaning front wheel mechanism.

España section of NLEX Connector open by Q1 2022España section of NLEX Connector open by Q1 2022España section of NLEX Connector open by Q1 2022
España section of NLEX Connector open by Q1 2022

Construction of NLEX Connector España section almost 50 percent, may open by Q1 2022.

Suzuki launches GSX-S1000GT sport tourerSuzuki launches GSX-S1000GT sport tourerSuzuki launches GSX-S1000GT sport tourer
Suzuki launches GSX-S1000GT sport tourer

Suzuki launches the GSX-S1000GT, built from a sport bike, but designed for comfortable touring.

Triumph creates Tiger 900 Rally Pro Bond EditionTriumph creates Tiger 900 Rally Pro Bond EditionTriumph creates Tiger 900 Rally Pro Bond Edition
Triumph creates Tiger 900 Rally Pro Bond Edition

Q Labs and Triumph have created another Bond edition motorcycle. Sorry, still no machine gun or ejector seat.

Big bikes exempted from Manila’s anti-muffler ordinanceBig bikes exempted from Manila’s anti-muffler ordinanceBig bikes exempted from Manila’s anti-muffler ordinance
Big bikes exempted from Manila’s anti-muffler ordinance

Big bikes and show and race cars not included in upcoming ‘Anti-muffler’ ordinance of Manila.

Honda Africa Twin? No, it’s an HJMoto GS ADV 500Honda Africa Twin? No, it’s an HJMoto GS ADV 500Honda Africa Twin? No, it’s an HJMoto GS ADV 500
Honda Africa Twin? No, it’s an HJMoto GS ADV 500

Chinese motorcycle maker copies Honda’s Africa Twin adventure bike with an engine half the size.

Pasig River Expressway to include cyclists, pedestrians, but not sub-400 motorcyclesPasig River Expressway to include cyclists, pedestrians, but not sub-400 motorcyclesPasig River Expressway to include cyclists, pedestrians, but not sub-400 motorcycles
Pasig River Expressway to include cyclists, pedestrians, but not sub-400 motorcycles

The Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) is envisioned to be the first 'hybrid' expressway to allow pedestrian and cyclist access, but still not small-displacement motorcycles.

Yamaha launches R15 and R15M Version 4Yamaha launches R15 and R15M Version 4Yamaha launches R15 and R15M Version 4
Yamaha launches R15 and R15M Version 4

Yamaha India officially launches the R15 and R15M Version 4, packed with performance and convenience features standard on bigger bikes.

Manila councilor clarifies ‘Anti-muffler’ ordinanceManila councilor clarifies ‘Anti-muffler’ ordinanceManila councilor clarifies ‘Anti-muffler’ ordinance
Manila councilor clarifies ‘Anti-muffler’ ordinance

Author of the Anti-muffler ordinance, Coun. JVT Villanueva, says decibel meter will be used by apprehending officers. If not, they cannot catch offenders.