Cebu City dad on ban of E-scooters: ‘It is untimely’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City councilor Joel Garganera believes it is not a good time to ban e-scooters, or electronic scooters, from the streets here, saying these are good alternative modes of transportation, especially during this time…

DOH-7: Reduced distancing in public transpo not yet appropriate for Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If it was up to them, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will not recommend the implementation of a shorter physical distancing between passengers inside public transportation operating in Cebu. Dr.…

DOTr eases distancing rule in public transport

Jovic Yee, Mariejo S. Ramos - @inquirerdotnet 09/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Four days after the government announced that it would prohibit home confinement for mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday said it would start easing restrictions in public transportation…

Del Mar to DOTr: Speed up BRT completion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Congressman Raul Del Mar, representative of Cebu City’s North District, is urging the Department of Transporation (DOTr) to speed up the completion of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project in Cebu. He said…

House panel backs return of motorcycle taxi ops in GCQ areas

Neil Arwin Mercado 08/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House committee on transportation has endorsed the resumption of operations of motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila during general community quarantine (GCQ) in a move to augment public transportation in the nation’s capital region.…

Caindec to Cebuanos: Don’t forget to wear face shields

Doris C. Bongcac 08/15/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Make sure to wear your face shields when taking public transportation. Victor Emmanuel Caindec said that the Central Visayas offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

Bantayan airport terminal, runway extension to be completed by end of 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Travel to Bantayan Island will already be made much easier after ongoing improvements on its community airport is complete. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), in a statement released on Saturday, August 8,…

Labella says use of face shields not mandatory in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella said that while the use of face shields is highly encouraged when going out, its use will not be made mandatory in Cebu City for now. Labella said that face…

Mandatory wearing of face shield for public land transport temporarily suspended — LTFRB

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is temporarily suspending the implementation of the no-face shield, no-ride policy in public land transport. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. said the requirement is…

DOTr requires wearing of face shields in all PUVs starting Aug. 15

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The wearing of face shields will already be a must for everyone traveling via public transport beginning next week, August 15, 2020. In a memorandum dated August 3, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Undersecretary…

DOTr allows resumption of 14 traditional PUJ routes in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already given its go signal for the resumption of operations in at least 14 traditional jeepney routes in Cebu. The traditional jeepney units that would be allowed…

DOTr chief gives verbal OK to PUJ request — Gwen

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/20/2020

BARILI, Cebu — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said Transportation or (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade had given his verbal agreement to her request that traditional public utility jeepneys be allowed to return to their routes within Cebu province.…

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