You Can Soon Use Only One RFID in Philippine Expressways

PSA, Motorists! You Can Soon Use Only One RFID in PH Expressways

Confused about which radio-frequency identification (RFID) to use on tollways? Fret not, because the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) plans to launch a unified RFID in expressways soon.

The new system will allow motorists to use only one RFID when passing through tollways operated by San Miguel Corporation (SMC) and Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC).

In an interview with the press, Alvin Carullo, TRB’s executive director, said that test runs for the unified RFID system started yesterday, Jan. 10, while the official rollout will be by July this year.

Carullo also mentioned that this supports SMC, MPTC, and TRB’s cashless initiative and will help alleviate the long queues at toll gates.

Currently, SMC’s tollways, SLEX, NAIAX, Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway, Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, Skyway, Skyway Stage 3, and Southern Tagalog Arterial Road Tollway use Autosweep, while MPTC’s NLEX, NLEX Harbor Link, Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, CALAX, C5 Link, and Cavitex use EasyTrip.

With the unified RFID system, registrations will be done online and are free of charge.

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