Montealto: Libreng Sakay may extend to July 10

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Some of the vehicles that were commissioned for the government’s Libreng Sakay program may continue to ply some Central Visayas roads after the program would have commenced on June 30. This is because…

Montealto: ‘Libreng Sakay’ program to resume in September

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/23/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The national government’s “Libreng Sakay” and service contracting program is expected to resume in Cebu next month. Retired Colonel Eduardo Montealto Jr., Central Visayas director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

LTFRB-7 asks ‘a little bit of patience’ from drivers, operators of Libreng Sakay program

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is asking drivers and operators who took part of the Libreng Sakay and service contracting programs to be patient in waiting for…

Ceres operator did not threaten to pull-out buses –Montealto

Futch Anthony Inso 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has clarified that public utility vehicle (PUV) operators cannot just easily pull-out their units from their respective routes. LTFRB-7 regional director Eduardo…

Ceres bus drivers subjected to mandatory drug testing

Futch Anthony Inso 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The operator of Ceres Bus Liner has claimed that they have already started subjecting their drivers to a mandatory drug test in compliance with an order issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

LTFRB-7 issues 240 special permits as of June 2

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) issued a total of 240 special permits for vehicles allowed to operate under the ‘new normal’ as of Tuesday, June 2. Eduardo…

Transportation uncertain for some Cebu employees returning to work on June 1

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis happened, Van (not his real name) would usually wake up at 7 a.m. to clock-in before 9 a.m. at his workplace in a mall in North…

Passengers of private vehicles told to also practice social distancing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Passengers of private vehicles will not be spared from the government’s social distancing policy. Victor Caindec, director of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO – 7), said they already apprehended several…

48 vehicles, social distancing violators, apprehended

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB – 7) apprehended 48 public utility vehicles (PUVs) for not complying with their mandates to implement social distancing. Eduardo Montealto Jr., LTFRB…

Beep told to follow traffic rules or else…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Modernized jeepneys or Beeps traversing Cebu City streets are not exempted from compliance with traffic regulations. Mayor Edgardo Labella issued the clarification following complaints of overloading and the failure of beep drivers to…

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