The LRT-1 Roosevelt Station in Quezon City is being named after the late actor and National Artist for Film Fernando Poe, Jr. (FPJ).
Last Sunday, August 20, Transportation Undersecretary Cesar Chavez, Quezon City 1st District Rep. Arjo Atayde, LRMC President and CEO Juan F. Alfonso, former Senate President Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III, Sen. Grace Poe, Sen. Lito Lapid, Actor Coco Martin, and Light Rail Transit Authority Administrator Hernando Cabrera were present at the renaming rites. The change in station name is in accordance with Republic Act 11608 renaming Roosevelt Avenue as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue, where the LRT-1 station traverses along its northern end. With this, the LRTA Board of Directors passed a resolution that LRMC, as the private operator of LRT-1, renaming the rail station 'Fernando Poe Jr Station'.
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