Lapu tricycle drivers propose P15-P30 fare during GCQ

Immae Lachica 05/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Public transportation drivers and operators from Lapu-Lapu City met with city Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan Monday, morning, May 18, to discuss their proposed fare during the implementation of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ)…

Trips to Bantayan, Camotes may resume during GCQ

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu province transitions to general community quarantine (GCQ) this Saturday, May 16, 2020, sea travels from mainland Cebu to the towns in Bantayan and Camotes Islands are also anticipated to resume. Governor…

Friends’ share hilarious conversation online about a jeepney experience

Immae Lachica 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Many of us have different jeepney stories to tell. Stories like sleeping inside the jeepney, spotting a good-looking passenger and to no surprise forgetting to pay the fare. This story of two young friends…

CV commuters to pay P9 minimum bus fare starting April 1

Doris C. Bongcac 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bus and mini bus drivers in Cebu province and the rest of Central Visayas will already be collecting the new minimum fare of P9 for the first five kilometers of travel and another…

Bantayan execs to ask Comelec to exempt town’s ambulance boat fare subsidy from poll ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Bantayan will be asking the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt the boat fare financial subsidy for the town ambulance carrying patients to mainland Cebu from the ban on…

P4M aid to give indigent patients in Bantayan town free boat ride to mainland Cebu hospitals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sick indigent patients in Bantayan town in northern Cebu, who would need to be transported by ambulance from the district hospital to a provincial hospital on mainland Cebu, would not have to worry…

Fuel taxes and fare rates

12/06/2018

With the national government confirming its plan to impose a second tranche of fuel excise taxes next month as part of its so-called Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), a plan to set up a fare…

LTFRB execs to tackle formula for predetermined PUV fare

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/02/2018

  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board will try to come up with a formula for a predetermined fare for public transportation in the country. Members of the LTFRB’s technical working group (TWG) which will meet…

Fuel price cuts should be seen in fare, service fees

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/13/2018

BIZ LEADERS WELCOME PRICE ROLLBACK Transportation and logistics costs should follow after major price rollbacks on fuel and oil products, business leaders in Cebu say. The major oil price rollback implemented by companies starting yesterday (Tuesday) may…

Automatic fare adjustment

11/08/2018

Any plans by government to implement an automated fare adjustment rate system should ultimately benefit the commuter and not be one-sided in favor of transport operators. The plan was floated by the regional Land Transportation Franchising and…

LTFRB mulls automatic fare adjustment

Futch Anthony Inso 11/04/2018

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is planning to implement an automatic fare adjustment based on the prevailing price of fuel. “Secretary (Arthur) Tugade has an idea, to make it fixed. If there is an…

Scavenger swims, gets boat fare for Bohol

Gerard Vincent Francisco and John Aroa 10/29/2018

With no money and no friends to help him in Cebu City, Ceferino Angco had no other way to visit his departed parents in Carmen town, Bohol province. No other way that is unless he swam the…

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