No opposition to jeepney fare hike in Lapu-Lapu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2018

THE P2.50 fare hike proposed by the Basak-Lapu-Lapu City Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (BALACJODA) was met with almost no opposition during the public hearing on Monday. Only one concerned citizen, Edward Latido, chose to speak out…

Ceres increases fare; transport group seeks P2 increase in PUJ, tricycle fare

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/13/2018

  Vallacar Transit Inc. has announced an increase in their bus fares starting on Friday (September 14) citing increases in fuel price. Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) Manager Jonathan Tumulak said he asked the management of the…

Fuel subsidy and fare rate hikes

Editorial 08/16/2018

With the scheduled issuance of cash cards for passenger jeepney operators in Cebu this month under the government’s Pantawid Pasada program — if they haven’t received them yet as of this writing — one has to ask…

LTFRB 7: No provisional fare hike for Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2018

THE minimum fare for Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs) in Central Visayas remains at P6.50, a Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB -7) official told commuters on Friday. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon clarified that the P1…

P9 jeepney minimum fare starts July 6

Inquirer.net 07/06/2018

The provisional P1 increase in the minimum jeepney fare took effect Friday, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said. LTFRB has approved to raise the fare from the current P8 minimum to P9 in Metro…

Angara wants law on fare discounts for students

Inquirer.net 06/08/2018

THERE is a need for Congress to pass a legislation that will institutionalize the 20 percent student fare discount, Senator Sonny Angara said on Friday. “If we want to provide long-term assistance to our students, we need…

Grab PH open to talk with gov’t on policies, fare issues

Inquirer.net 06/05/2018

AMID criticisms against Grab Philippines, an official of the ride-hailing company said they are open to dialogue with concerned government agencies and even lawmakers, including Rep. Jericho Nograles. “Our doors are also open for dialogue to LTFRB…

Cuizon to drivers: Give students 20% fare discount

Futch Anthony Inso 06/04/2018

  LTFRB-7 Director Ahmed Cuizon has reminded public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to give students a 20% fare discount. Cuizon said drivers have to respect the rights of students. Those in graduate, however, won’t be able to…

Putting the brakes on fare rate hikes

Editorial 05/23/2018

A transport fare increase may be unavoidable, but it can be negotiated and that’s where the commuters should actively make their sentiments known amid plans by transport groups to raise fare rates in Metro Cebu by P10…

Piston, some drivers say no to fare hike

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

CESAR Escolar, 57, patiently waited for passengers to fill all the 24 seating spaces in his jeepney. Escobar needed to carry as many passengers as he could to have a decent earning for the day especially that…

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