MRT, LRT offer free rides on June 30


Posted at Jun 28 2010 04:48 PM | Updated as of Jun 29 2010 01:36 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Free rides await commuters of the Light Rail Transit Lines 1 (Baclaran to Balintawak) and 2 (Recto to Santolan) and Metro Rail Transit 3 (EDSA North to Taft) on Wednesday, June 30, in time for the inauguration of Philippine President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.

Officials said free rides will be given from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2010 to everyone who intends to witness the inauguration of President Aquino at noon at the Quirino Grandstand, Luneta, Manila.

Malacañang earlier declared June 30, Wednesday, a special non-working holiday so that more Filipinos can witness the oath-taking of the country’s 15th President.