LTFRB warns against overworked drivers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/27/2017

In anticipation of the influx of passengers wanting to go home for the celebration of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) reminded drivers not to overwork themselves but instead…

Complaint filed vs Andales over transportation allowance

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/04/2017

  Why was Cebu City Councilor Sisinio Andales collecting from City Hall a monthly transportation allowance when he was already using a service vehicle issued to him by the city government? Nine Cebu City councilors affiliated with…

Knock on wood

Radel Paredes 07/01/2017

If necessity is the mother of invention, then poverty would be its father. The lack of resources forces people to find creative solutions to certain problems, to make do with whatever is available and to try to…

TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/07/2017

CCTO stops traffic rerouting dry run set today with last night’s traffic congestion along N. Bacalso Avenue. Southbound traffic is still expected to worsen when the repair of the Tabunok Flyover resumes Friday. Traffic heading to the…

MAO BA?

Editorial 06/05/2017

OUT WITH THE OLD While the militant leftist transport group Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) rallied against the government’s purported plan to phase out passenger jeepney units aged 15 years old and…

Piston Cebu members hold protest rally

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/05/2017

CEBU CITY—At least 60 members of the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) here held a rally on Monday morning to protest against the plan to phase out jeepney units that were at…

EARTHBALLING BRT TREES

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/28/2017

  The shade provided by the trees near her home in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City, has made the summer heat bearable for 72-year-old Teresita Ruiz. She said these trees were just the handful that remained from those…

Public transport not affected by caravan

Doris C. Bongcac 05/22/2017

The transport caravan organized by Piston-Cebu to protest plans to phase out public utility vehicles 15 years and older did not disrupt public transportation in Metro Cebu on Monday. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said no transport…

Habal-habal rides soon on Uber and Grab?

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/11/2017

PEOPLE in Cebu City may soon be able to hail motorcycles-for-hire or habal-habal drivers through their cellular phones. Both Grab and Uber have already started presenting their proposals to Cebu City officials and habal-habal drivers’ organizations in…

TNCs’ accreditation renewal hinges on LTFRB status review

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/27/2017

Transport Network Companies (TNC) such as Grab and Uber will need to renew their two-year accreditation at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in the middle of the year. However, their accreditation renewal will depend…