To improve Transport Terminals
A senate bill that would improve transport terminals nationwide by providing free Wi-Fi
connection and prohibiting the collection of fees for the use of clean sanitary facilities has
been approve on second reading.
Meanwhile Senator Grace Poe, who filed and sponsored Senate Bill No 1749 or An Act to Improve Land Transportation Terminals, Stations, Stops, Rest Areas, and Roll-On/ Roll-Off Terminals,
said the proposed measure would help improve the traveling experience of the public.
Besides this measure is imperative as we discover approaches to enhance the general involvement
of Filipino voyagers,” Poe, seat of the Committee on Public Services, said in an announcement
the bill is instituted into law, the representative stated, proprietors, administrators, or
chairmen of transport terminals would be required to give clean sterile offices to free.
“Nararapat lamang na walang bayad ang paggamit ng malinis na palikuran sa mga terminal
dahil ang pagkakaroon ng maayos na pasilidad ay serbisyo sa publiko,” Poe noted.
Under the bill, travelers would not be charge for the utilization of clean offices Rather, they would just demonstrate their paid transport tickets for the relating day to approach open solace rooms.
The measure, which Poe said is bolster by transport gatherings and state organizations, likewise commands the legislature through the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) to give free web.
Beside these, the bill additionally looks for the foundation of lactation stations inside terminals, in consistence with Republic Act (RA) 7600 as altered by R.A 10028, or the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009.
Further, the bill punishes abusing terminal proprietors, administrators, and heads with a fine of P5,000.