Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Southwest IPTS Terminal (Cavite-Batangas Bus Terminal) Opens

The Southwest Integrated Provincial Transport System Terminal (Cavite and Batangas Bus Terminal) opens at August 6, 2013 and will the first of three bus terminals in Metro Manila that will centralize the drop-off point of provincial buses hoping to alleviate the traffic congestion in the Philippines' capital. The SW IPTS will hopefully alleviate traffic by forbidding entry of almost 1000 buses that ply from Cavite and Batangas to Metro Manila. With its state-of-the-art queuing system, it is planned to organize a harmonious dispatch of provincial buses and also only allowing bus companies with proper franchise and authorized drivers without records of crime and grave accidents to enter the facility and serve the commuting populace. Coordinates 14.516436,120.991208


Inauguration of the SW IPTS Terminal - A project of MMDA)


The bus terminal includes newer technology for organized dispatch of buses and it is housed via the terminal's control room. Commuting to and from Cavite and Batangas should be a breeze via the Southwest IPTS Terminal.

Control Room

CCTV Monitoring

Dispatch System
Biometrics Entry for Bus Drivers


The terminal also includes an air-conditioned waiting area for commuters. Complete with LED widescreen TV and several LED monitors that shows the schedule and dispatch of buses.


LED TV for entertainment and bus dispatch system monitors




Inside the airconditioned wating area of SW IPTS


It has restrooms and also a chapel that can be used by the commuters who would be using the bus terminal.

Restroom

Chapel

How to get to Cavite? How to get to Batangas?

The bus terminal will accommodate commuters with the following destinations at the province of Cavite and Batangas.






Cavite

  • Bacoor / Imus
  • Cavite City
  • General Trias
  • Tanza
  • Naic
  • Maragondon / Ternate
  • Indang
  • Magallanes
  • Aguinaldo
  • Dasmarinas / Trece Martires
  • GMA (Dasmarinas)
  • Carmona
  • Tagaytay / Silang
  • Amadeo
  • Mendez
  • Alfonso


Batangas

  • Balayan
  • Nasugbu
  • Calatagan


UV Express (Vans plying to any destinations in Cavite and Batangas)

Provincial buses coming from the above locations will no longer be allowed to enter roads exceeding the terminal located at Coastal Mall, Tambo, Paranaque City.

The Southwest Integrated Provincial Terminal on Openstreetmap


This location is now mapped at +OpenStreetMap Philippines  , Roadguide Philippines, and +Google Maps  through Schadow1 Expeditions mapping advocacy.

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