Free LRT, MRT rides for senior citizens on Oct 5
MANILA (UPDATE) -- Senior citizens can enjoy free rides in the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) on Saturday, October 5, in celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week.
All elderly persons can avail of the free rides in LRT Lines 1 and 2, and MRT-3 the whole day, according to LRT Authority (LRTA) spokesperson Atty. Hernando Cabrera and the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).
They only need to present their senior citizen's ID.
LRT1&2 whole day Free Ride for senior citizens 05 October 2013 in celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week.
— Hernando T. Cabrera (@attycabs) October 3, 2013
In the celebration of the Annual Elderly Filipino Week DOTC-MRT3 will provide FREE WHOLE DAY RIDE for all Senior Citizens on October 5 2013
— dotcmrt-3 (@dotcmrt_3) October 2, 2013
MRT runs along EDSA from North Avenue in Quezon City to Taft Avenue.
LRT 1 runs from Baclaran in Pasay City to Roosevelt in Quezon City while LRT 2 stretches from Recto in Manila to Santolan in Pasig City.