7 months Lawmaker-mom approves of free train rides for students MB
By Ellson Quismorio A lady lawmaker had only good things to say about the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) “libreng sakay” or free rides for students on the Light Rail Transit-2 (LRT-2), Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3), and Philippine National Railway (PNR) train lines. Misamis Oriental 2nd District Rep. Juliette Uy (FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) According to Misamis Oriental 2nd district Rep. Juliette Uy, the DOTr’s fare exemption for students was “a brilliant move to decongest the trains and light rails during rush hours.” “Decongestion of the trains can also lead to lighter train loads and fewer line disruptions,” reckoned Uy, who ... more