LRMC Partnership with Global Electric Transport
Private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) remains committed in working towards its vision of integrated mobility as it partners with Global Electric Transport (GET) Philippines, a Mobility-as-a-Service company engaged in providing a world-class, emissions-free transport system.
Under the strategic partnership, GET brings in its extensive experience in the operation of an integrated passenger and fleet management system for the shuttle service to benefit LRT-1 passengers. The shuttle service will feature the Community Optimized Managed Electric Transport (COMET) minibuses.
Global Electric Transport as a company
Global Electric Transport Philippines is a member of GET Worldwide, which is backed by organizations with proven track record in the electric mobility, technology, and operation space with a common goal of bringing the world a sustainable transportation system.
GET provides proprietary electric vehicle technology, an in-house dispatch and vehicle management system, and a comprehensive business model which allows for practical and economically viable public and private fleet operations.
LRT-1 Riders Club
LRT-1 Riders Club is the organization entitled to avail of the membership and ride the LRT-1 Riders Shuttle Service thru the GETPASS App. Members can ride the COMET 3 – a world-class, fully electric microbus – which is set to improve commuting experience to/from LRT-1 EDSA Station (pilot implementation). Daily pass is currently exclusive to members of LRT-1 Riders Club.
How it works
- Membership passes
LRT-1 passengers can experience more seamless, comfortable, and convenient transport feeder service to and from select LRT-1 stations by signing up to become members of the LRT-1 Riders Club on the GETPASS App available for download from Google Play and App Store.
Membership passes for the LRT-1 Riders Club come in the following amounts and validity of unlimited rides: Bronze – Php 50 (1 day pass), Silver – Php 150 (1 week pass), and Gold – Php 500 (1 month pass). The membership pass also provides access to ride the COMET buses in other routes within the GET Philippines network.
- General member benefits
LRT-1 Riders Club members can enjoy exclusive benefits that include COMET shuttle service, discounts at partner merchants, limited edition merchandise, access to online games in GETPass App for a chance to win exciting prizes. Watch out for more exciting benefits coming soon!
- COMET Shuttle Service Route
For the pilot implementation, the shuttle service will be between LRT-1 EDSA Station and the Manila Bay ASEANA area with designated loading and unloading points along Macapagal Boulevard until Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). For the second phase, the route will extend from LRT-1 EDSA Station to the Makati Central Business District.