MANILA, Philippines – In celebration of the Women Disability Month, LRT-1 operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) today announced that all women with disabilities will be entitled to free rides at LRT-1 all day on Monday, March 26.
The free rides will be implemented in all 20 stations of LRT-1 from Baclaran in Paranaque City to Roosevelt in Quezon City, with the first trips leaving the stations at 4:30 AM, while the last northbound trip from Baclaran will leave at 10:00 p.m. and the last southbound trip from Roosevelt at 10:15 p.m.
To avail of the free rides, female PWDs will be asked to present either their Person with Disability (PWD) ID or any valid government ID to the tellers on duty. They will then be directed to the designated service gate.
This special treat to female PWDs is courtesy of LRMC, in cooperation with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), which is celebrating its 14th Women with Disabilities Day with the theme #ProgressToSuccess: Babaeng Maykapansanan sa Pagbabago Manguna at Manindigan Ka campaign this year.
LRMC is a joint venture company of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation’s Metro Pacific Light Rail Corporation (MPLRC), Ayala Corporation’s AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation (AC Infra), and the Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure’s Macquarie Infrastructure Holdings (Philippines) PTE Ltd. (MIHPL)