Grab maintains P2/minute charge legal; set to appeal LTFRB order

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

Grab Philippines warned yesterday that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) suspension of its P2 per minute fare component would prompt drivers to leave, which may lead to longer waiting time for riders and a…

LTFRB: Grab’s P2/minute charge is unauthorized

Inquirer.net 04/17/2018

A lawmaker has called on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to conduct an investigation into complaints that Grab Philippines is charging exorbitant fares. Kabayan party-list Representative Ciriaco Calalang, a member of the House transportation…

LTFRB, HPG continue anti-colorum, traffic violation operations

Benjie B. Talisic, Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/10/2018

  A joint operation of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) seized nine vehicles which were found to violate traffic operations and engage in colorum…

LTFRB issues special permits for Holy Week

Nestle L. Semilla 03/28/2018

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) issued special permits to at least 86 busses as part of the preparations for the Holy Week. LTFRB-7 Director Ahmed Cuizon said that most of the…

LTFRB sets taxi calibration schedules

Jessa Mae Sotto 02/23/2018

At least 137 taxi units, of the 6,000 that are operating in Cebu have calibrated their meters since February 19 said the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7). Ahmed Cuizon, LTFRB-7 director, said that the calibration…

LTFRB opens 1,500 slots for TNVS in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved 1,500 slots available for Cebu for Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS) applications from the previous 500 allocation. The LTFRB has released a new Memorandum Circular 2018-005 on…

LTFRB sanctions van operator, Maribago brgy chief

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/12/2018

  THE barangay captain (village chief) of Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City is the owner of the van (Plate Number AED 1299) which figured in an accident in Alegria town, Cebu and killed six passengers and critically injured…

LTFRB suspends franchise of van involved in Alegria accident

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 01/24/2018

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) meted a 30-day suspension of the franchise covering the Toyota Grandia van which crashed into a mahogany tree in Alegria town last Saturday, killing seven persons…

LTFRB to probe viral video of mauled taxi driver

Morexette B. Erram 01/16/2018

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB – 7) announced that they will be investigating the incident involving an elder passenger who allegedly mauled a taxi driver which made the rounds in social…

No fare hike sans approval from LTFRB

Morexette B. Erram 01/10/2018

THE Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTRFB – 7) announced that fare hikes for public utility vehicles (PUVs) are not yet to take effect this month even if higher excise tax is slapped…