MRT-3 extends free ride until 30 June

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Wednesday announced the extension of free rides for Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) until 30 June 2022.,In a statement, the DoTr said that the free ride program will remain available to all passengers who will take the MRT-3 between the rail line’s operating hours from 4:40 a.m to 10:10 p.m.,“In light of positive feedback from commuters who benefitted from the program and to continue serving more passengers affected by rising fuel prices and inflation, the MRT-3 and the DOTr have decided to extend the FREE RIDE program until end of June,” the DoTr said.,Launched 28 March 2022, the Libreng Sakay program was set to end originally on 30 April 2022, but was extended for another month until 30 May 2022.,“Malaking kapakinabangan ‘yung LIBRENG SAKAY para sa ating mga kababayan. ‘Yung malaking natitipid nila sa pamasahe at ‘yung comfort and convenience ng paggamit ng isinaayos na MRT-3, gusto natin magtuluy-tuloy ‘yan. Kaya naman, napagdesisyunan po natin na i-extend ang libreng sakay ng isa pang buwan para na rin mas marami pang pasahero ang makinabang at matulungan ng programa,” DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said.