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MRT, LRT to provide free rides on Independence Day

As part of the celebration of Independence Day, commuters can avail of free Light Rail Transit Lines 1 and 2 and Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) rides on Monday, June 12.

LRT-1, LRT-2, and MRT-3 said on Twitter that passengers will be able to enjoy free rides at certain hours of the day — from 7 a.m to 9 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The free rides will coincide with the launch, on the same day, of the government's free public Wi-Fi along EDSA.







LRT-1 serves 18 stations starting from the Baclaran terminal until Monumento station in Caloocan City.

LRT-2 links 11 stations from C.M. Recto Avenue in Manila to Santolan at the Marikina-Pasig boundary.

Meanwhile, MRT-3 serves 13 stations from North Avenue in Quezon City to Taft Avenue in Pasay City.

The Philippines will celebrate its 119th Independence Day with the theme, "Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin." — Marlly Rome Bondoc/MDM, GMA News