LRT Line 1 expansion to include Dasmariñas, Cavite

Darwin G. Amojelar of reports that according to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), "the project expanding the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT 1) will include extending the service all the way to Dasmarinas, Cavite." The information was shared by DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya to reporters last week. The report also noted: "According to the 2010 census, Dasmariñas is the 11th largest city in the country with a population of 575,817."


The report went on to explain: "The government is bidding out the ₱30 billion LRT 1 Extension Project, which would extend the service from Baclaran in Pasay City to Bacoor, Cavite.  Another ₱30 billion will be used to acquire up to 39 new light rail vehicles to avoid raising fares."


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