“Year in, year out, it is a fact that these companies are earning hefty profits, thus, they should also be made to absorb the supposed impact of TRAIN and not pass it on to the already overburdened and overtaxed riding public.”
Tags: privatization of railways
MRT harassment of commuters’ rights advocate hit
Poet and artist Angelo Suarez, a convenor of Train Riders Network (TREN) and an active #MRTbulokprotester(s), was arrested and detained last night by security guards of the MRT (Metro Rail Transit Line 3).
Protesting train commuters dramatize Aquino, Abaya being run over by train
“The government must be responsible to the transportation workers, the passengers and the communities.”
MRT deemed more dangerous, decrepit due to privatization
“it does not take a genius to figure out that we have been lied to. We have been scammed and held up by corporations and our own government, all in the name of private profits and debt incurred by the government due to an onerous build-lease transfer (BLT) contract with the Metro Rail Transit Corporation’s (MRTC).”