By Benjamin Cuaresma

MANILA — Effective today, Wednesday (August 2, 2023), a fare adjustment of P5 will be implemented for end-to-end journeys on both LRT 1 and LRT 2, encompassing all station stops, the Light Rail Transit management said.

The approval for the fare modification for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) was granted by Department of Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista subsequent to a Cabinet Meeting held in Malacañang on June 6, 2023.

The fare increase on Light Rail Transit lines 1 and 2 is aimed at enhancing service quality, modernizing facilities, and bolstering technical capabilities in alignment with the government’s agenda to elevate public transportation services.

Captured within the visuals are depictions of commuters queuing at ticket booths, embarking and disembarking from trains at the Edsa Station, reflecting the challenges faced by the commuting populace. (ai/mnm)