The Philippine National Police’s (PNP) “Libreng Sakay” has so far helped transport 11,480 stranded workers and commuters. To recall, mass public transportation in Metro Manila has been a source of struggle for Filipino workers since the shift to general community quarantine.
“Aside from this Libreng Sakay project in the major highways along Edsa, we also launched Free Ride Project in communities and barangays using police vehicles to provide a free ride to elderly and pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women with small children,” PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa said in a statement.
The PNP Libreng Sakay Project continue to operate in 10 major routes using 12 buses and troop carriers to and from the following pick up and drop off points:
Central Terminal (Manila City Hall to Quezon Avenue MRT 3 and vice versa
Camp Crame to Tungko in San Jose Del Monte City (via Commonwealth and vice versa)
Camp Crame to Rodriguez, Rizal (Montalban) via Litex and vice versa
Camp Crame to Taytay, Rizal (via Ortigas and vice versa)
Camp Crame to Meycauayan City, Bulacan (via Mc Arthur Highway and vice versa)
Camp Crame to Antipolo City and vice versa
Pasay City to Monumento (Edsa) North Bound and vice versa
Monumento to Pasay City Taft (Edsa) South Bound and vice versa
Camp Crame to Zapote Bacoor, Cavite and vice versa, and
Camp Crame to Novaliches, Quezon City and vice versa
The free ride is operational daily from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Inquiries on the free ride may be coursed through the PNP Helpline 16677.