MPTC ramps up “Road to RFID ” to implement 100% cashless transactions by November

By |2020-09-18T07:01:12+00:00September 11th, 2020|News, September 2020|

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has assured its readiness to comply with the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) mandate to fully transition to electronic toll collection system, as the toll lanes along its expressway network are undergoing progressive conversion to make them RFID-enabled in time for November 2020 implementation. The assurance was made during the

LGUs, businesses endorse cashless expressway transactions

By |2020-08-31T10:29:15+00:00August 31st, 2020|News, August 2020|

With digital transactions becoming a necessity in the “new normal” setup, local government officials in Bulacan and Pampanga are encouraging the public to go for cashless toll payments at NLEX-SCTEX as a measure to prevent the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. In its series of dialogues with local government units, NLEX Corporation discussed

MPTC expressways RFID campaign on track following DOTr push for cashless toll

By |2020-08-26T08:00:26+00:00August 26th, 2020|News, August 2020|

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) declared its support for Department Order 2020-012 issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) that requires expressway-bound vehicles to enter via cashless, contactless transactions “to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and subsequently as a means to ensure a more efficient flow of traffic.” In its statement of support, MPTC

North and Central Luzon LGUs, major business groups support NLEX Candaba Viaduct upgrading project

By |2020-08-14T02:53:33+00:00August 14th, 2020|News, August 2020|

Public and private sectors in the North and Central Luzon regions have expressed their full support for the ongoing upgrading of the NLEX Candaba Viaduct, the decades-old elevated highway connecting Pulilan, Bulacan, and Apalit, Pampanga. Consisting of two 5-km.-long independent bridges, the Candaba Viaduct will undergo major rehabilitation along the Manila-bound carriageway that will last

NLEX backstops DOTr cashless RFID 100% campaign; Easytrip transponders to migrate to RFID on Sept 30

By |2020-08-14T02:51:15+00:00August 11th, 2020|News, August 2020|

The battery-powered Easytrip tags in use since 2005 at the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) will be phased out by September 30, 2020 as NLEX Corporation transitions its cashless payment system to the radio frequency identification or RFID platform. NLEX Corporation will install for free small, paper-thin and easy to attach

SFEX Capacity Expansion now 50 percent complete

By |2020-08-10T07:41:22+00:00August 10th, 2020|News, August 2020|

The capacity expansion of the 8.2-kilometer Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX), a major infrastructure project aimed at easing travel to and from the freeport zone, is significantly progressing with its completion standing at 50 percent. NLEX Corporation said construction activities for the P1.6-billion project are in various stages of development and seen to be completed by

NLEX Philippine Arena Interchange reopens on August 1

By |2020-07-29T04:04:35+00:00July 29th, 2020|News, July 2020|

The NLEX Philippine Arena Interchange in Bocaue, Bulacan will reopen to the public on August 1, 2020 after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions and for the exclusive use of “We Heal As One” quarantine facility. To curb the spread of COVID-19, the interchange requires contactless transactions through RFID. As part of NLEX

Villar opens NLEX Tambobong Interchange

By |2020-07-02T07:26:19+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News, July 2020|

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar leads today, July 2, the opening of the new NLEX Tambobong Interchange in Bocaue, Bulacan, the latest traffic decongestion project between Bocaue and other eastern parts of Bulacan. A partnership between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation, the new interchange will offer

NLEX slates technology improvements, boosts use of RFID

By |2020-07-02T07:23:12+00:00June 30th, 2020|News, June 2020|

In line with the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) intensified campaign on cashless transactions for motorists using the expressways, NLEX Corporation is working with Easytrip Services Corporation in improving its electronic toll collection system, particularly its radio frequency identification or RFID technology. This is to encourage contactless payments and ensure physical distancing at the NLEX-SCTEX amid

New NLEX Harbor Link section now open, cuts QC to Port Area commute to 20 minutes

By |2020-06-22T09:03:25+00:00June 15th, 2020|News, June 2020|

NLEX motorists and Manila port freight carriers are set to enjoy improved driving experience as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation open today, June 15, the latest NLEX Harbor Link elevated section between the new Caloocan Interchange, C3 Road/5th Avenue and the new Navotas Interchange. DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar,