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Distancing in public transport shortened

Physical distancing measures between commuters in public transportation will be gradually eased to accommodate more passengers as the metropolis is slowly going back to life with many workers returning to their workplaces, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Friday.

Public transport passengers required to wear face shields starting August 15

All passengers in areas where public transportation is allowed will be required to wear face shields starting Aug. 15. The Department of Transportation has issued Memorandum Circular No. 2020-014 directing all transportation sectors to implement a “No Face Shield, No Ride” policy.