LGUs, especially those in areas where the MRT-3 is situated, can spread the word about the contact tracing app.
The MRT-3 is set to launch its contact tracing applications on Monday, January 18, MRT-3 will to help prevent the further transmission of COVID-19.
MRT-3 Trace is a web application that will help us and the passengers avoid further transmission of the virus through direct contact between commuters and personnel. It will ease the process of contact tracing, and thus, prevent long queues in stations.
MRT-3 passengers will be given time to download the system and adapt to the new technology-based web application.
To register, train passengers may log at trace.dotrmrt3.gov.ph and fill out the basic information such as full name, birth date, address, and contact number.
After registration, the app user should activate his/her smartphone location services. When at the MRT-3, passengers need to scan the unique quick response (QR) code located at designated areas in the station.
The user will also present the verification message to the security personnel before entering the station.
All information gathered will be transmitted to the MRT-3’s Data Center for security and easy tracing of individuals. The MRT-3 Trace is compliant with Republic Act 1017 or the Data Privacy Act.
The web application is contactless and only requires a one-time registration for passengers to avoid duplicate accounts. The MRT-3 Trace registration is free.
Meanwhile for passengers who do not have smartphones, they can opt to manually fill-out the health declaration forms provided by the security personnel upon entering the station.
The MRT-3 Trace is a technology-based contact tracing web application developed by the MRT-3 Support Division personnel which aims to speed up the tedious manual contact tracing process and to avoid direct contact between the passengers and MRT-3 personnel.