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The Government of the Philippines through the national Department of Transportation (DOTr) and GIZ work together towards a more climate-friendly sustainable urban mobility system in the country.

GIZ supports the DOTr in its nationwide public transport reform, with focus on the jeepney sector (semi-informal minibus system). The jointly developed Jeepney+ NAMA aims to establish a high quality public transport system inducing ongoing fleet renewal of approx. 200,000 vehicles, a transition towards higher capacity buses, professionalization of the operations and improved service levels.

The NAMA initiates a transformational change of the entire public transport market in the Philippines by creating a supportive regulatory and financial framework unlocking private investments into low carbon public transport vehicles and operations, with up to 3.1 billion Euro of private investments.

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SEMINAR: Cities for Us – Towards efficient, dignified, and sustainable urban mobility

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BLOG: Towards a Better Normal: Philippine Government reorganises EDSA main road – Bus Service Modernisation

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“I wait for it. I don’t ride the old Jeepneys.” – Modernizing the Jeepney Sector

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BLOG: Change Has Come for the Philippine Jeepneys

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Where Convenience of People Matters Most

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Interview with Martin Delgra, Chairman LTFRB, Philippines

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Raising awareness on mobility obstacles – Photo competition in the Philippines

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How the Philippines Are Modernising Their Bus Services

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