Point-to-point buses to ease EDSA traffic problem

Frohlich P2P

New point-to- point buses have been deployed in EDSA to ease traffic jams on Metro Manila’s main highway.

The double-decker buses cut travel time by loading and unloading only at terminals and leave on time according to a fixed schedule, allowing passengers to get a ride at their preferred time, according to the Department of Transportation.

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The P2P buses charge PhP55 per trip from Ayala in Makati to Trinoma in Quezon City. The yellow buses operated by Froehlich Tours offer 50% discounts on weekends.

The new premium VIP transport also promises passenger comfort with pre-booked guaranteed seating for reclining sleeper seats with foot rests and monitors with the latest movies.

The lower floor of the buses features a cabin with restrooms, lounge, cooler, flatscreen TV monitors with KTV functions.

The P2P double deckers are PWD-friendly, equipped with CCTV cameras, and passed Euro 5 emission standards.

The point-to- point bus service is among measures being implemented by the government to ease chronic traffic jams in the capital of 12 million people, which a Japanese study says results in daily economic losses of P2.4 billion.

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