MPT South to Intensify Operations for 2022 Holiday Rush
Metro Pacific Tollways South (MPT South), a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), the toll road development arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), will be placed on heightened alert for the expected motorist surge on the upcoming holiday rush.
With the holidays fast approaching, the toll road operator foresees a 10-15% increase in traffic volume this December 2022 for its two concession expressways, Manila- Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX) including its C5 Link segment, and Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX).
MPT South will reinforce “Safe Trip Mo, Sagot Ko” the motorist assistance program mobilized during holiday peaks across its high-speed road networks. For CAVITEX and C5 Link, this will be done in partnership with its joint-venture partner, Philippine Reclamation Authority through its operating subsidiary, PEA Tollways Corporation (PEATC). Starting 6AM of December 23, 2022 until 6AM of December 26, 2022 and 6AM of January 1, 2023 until 6AM of January 3, 2023, under the program, towing service for Class 1 vehicles is free up to the nearest exit. It will intensify 24/7 customer service and will augment additional manpower on grounds such as RFID lane assist, ambulant tellers in cash lane, and traffic operations personnel. Emergency medical service and incident response team will also be on standby 24/7. During this period, construction works along the main line will also be suspended, except for emergency repairs.
Moreover, MPT South is also rewarding its loyal motorists through the MPTC-wide raffle promo ‘Download, Drive, and Win.’ The promo is open to all individual prepaid Class 1, 2, and 3 expressway users of CAVITEX, CAVITEX C5 Link, CALAX, NLEX, SCTEX, and CCLEX. To join the raffle, motorists need only to Download MPTC’s latest digital app- MPT Drive Hub. Afterwards, they will be eligible to earn points equivalent to raffle entries upon downloading the app, reloading using the app or referring a friend to use the app. Two lucky winners will be drawn and get a chance to win a brand-new MG ZS, and ten winners may get Php10,000 each. Full promo mechanics may be found in this website: https://www.mptdrivehub.com.ph/drivehub-ddw. Promo runs from November 11, 2022, to January 31, 2023.Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-155137 Series of 2022.
“We are after the safety and smooth passage of our motorists 365 days of the year, and we are grateful for their patronage all these years. With Download, Drive, and Win raffle promo, we hope to add joy to the yuletide season. We also hope to encourage the habit of ensuring sufficient load balance when passing through our toll roads, since it is now easier to monitor and reload real-time using MPT Drive Hub app.” said MPT South President and General Manager, Mr. Raul L. Ignacio.
MPT Drive Hub app allows tracking of passages, calculation of toll fees, and monitoring of traffic conditions of MPTC expressways. Motorists may also request roadside assistance or send inquiries/feedback through the app.
Aside from the CALAX and CAVITEX network of toll roads, MPTC’s domestic portfolio includes the concessions for the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), the NLEX Connector Road, the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) in Cebu.