FAQ: What is an RFID and how does it work on tollways?

With the impending shift of tollway systems from cash-based payments at toll plazas to an independent cashless system, many people are confused about how a radio frequency identification, or RFID, works.

MPTC adds more RFID lanes

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) are adding more Easytrip radio frequency identification (RFID) lanes on the three of its expressways as part of ongoing efforts to do away with cash transactions.

Proposed Harbor Link extension to push through

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC)’s planned P16-billion elevated expressway extension of the Harbor Link is likely to push through, according to Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar.

DPWH confident CTBEx to get NEDA nod this year

The P22.4-billion Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas expressway (CTBEx) project is expected to secure the approval of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board this year, despite delays due to the community quarantine.

DOTr cites MPTC for contactless toll collection

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has commended the Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) which is now all set for the implementation of contactless toll collection transactions in its expressways in November.

MVP group to continue Philippines expansion

The MVP Group, the conglomerate of several regulated businesses chaired by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, said the group would continue to expand in the country despite the crisis and regulatory hurdles.

CALAX Silang East section expected to open by early 2021

A UNIT of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) has set a target to open the Silang East section of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project by the first quarter of 2021.

MPTC pushes for ‘no contact entry, exit’ on major expressways

As plans to implement an RFID-only policy before the year ends become all the more inevitable as the government also encouraged cashless transactions in this time of the pandemic