DOTC, LTFRB launch first PWD-friendly P2P bus

First Premium Accessible Bus in Manila




By Rosette Adel


MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC)  and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday launched the first premium point-to-point (P2P) bus accessible for persons with disabilities (PWDs).


The LTFRB said the premium P2P low-decker bus was designed with ramp and wheelchair slots for easy accessibility especially for PWDs.

It added that the bus can accommodate eight wheelchairs inside and is equipped with nine closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras.


The PWD-friendly P2P bus will operate from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. with a regular fare of P55 from Trinoma, Quezon City to Makati. Students and PWDs will get a 20-percent discount or pay P41 if they ride the bus.


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