The EDSA Carousel Bus operates for 24 hours, and for free within a 19-hour window, the Department of Transportation said Wednesday.
The Libreng Sakay is available from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. only under the service contracting program of the Department of Transportation where drivers are compensated based on operating hours and distance traveled.
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Outside these hours, operators and drivers may collect fare from passengers to help them weather fuel price hikes, the DOTr said.
Passengers may ride a bus at any of EDSA Busway's 17 stations:
- Bagong Barrio
- North Avenue
- Quezon Avenue
- Nepa Q. Mart
- Main Avenue
For passengers' ease of access, the DOTr also plans to open 11 more busway stations:
- Taft (median)
- Roxas Boulevard
- Ayala (median)