Piston-Cebu to discuss fuel subsidy, jeepney modernization with new LTFRB-7 chief

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/02/2018

Chapter leaders of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) in Cebu will meet with the new Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) Regional Director Eduardo Montealto, Jr. within the week. The transport group…

8 dead as jeepney crashes into other vehicles

Inquirer.net 07/18/2018

PAGADIAN CITY – Eight were killed and 56 were injured as an overloaded passenger jeepney that had lost its brakes crashed into two other vehicles and rolled over in Barangay Dao in Pagadian City yesterday. Five of…

ROBBERY GONE WRONG: 16-year-old suspect hit by cohort in jeepney holdup

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 07/13/2018

  A 16-year-old boy sustained a wound on his left thigh after he was accidentally shot by one of his robbery-holdup cohorts along B. Cabahug Street, Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City on Friday midnight (July 13). The robbery…

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…

Jeepney dispatcher nabbed for selling shabu in Sambag 1

Benjie B. Talisic 04/22/2018

A 54-year-old jeepney dispatcher, who moonlights as a drug peddler to earn extra income, was arrested during an anti-illegal drug operation on Saturday in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City. Danilo Vergara and his cohort, Waldo Apuhin,…

Traffic gridlock wreak havoc on jeepney drivers’ income

Nestle L. Semilla 03/02/2018

RENZEL Garces, 27, said it was hard enough to make a living as a public utility jeep (PUJ) driver and the worsening traffic in N. Bacalso Ave. following the closure of F. Llamas Street only made it…

Angara: “Modernizing jeepneys is a better solution”

Morexette Erram 02/01/2018

For Senator Sonny Angara, modernizing jeepneys is a better solution to cushion the impact of oil price hike affecting public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers. The senator, who attended the public hearing to amend the Universal Health Care…

Jeepney drivers suffer drop in earnings

Futch Anthony Inso 01/31/2018

JESSIE Manco used to earn P400-P500 daily as a jeepney driver. Now, his take home pay has dropped to P300-P400. The 41 year-old father of three blames the drastic drop of his earnings to the excise tax…

What’s in store for the jeepney?

Inquirer.net 12/11/2017

For almost three years, Renato Marquises worked day and night to earn the over P26,000 he needed to pay monthly for the jeepney he dreamt of owning. That dream became a reality in 2004. And since then,…

Air-con jeepneys eyed in Cebu City

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/05/2017

A major transport group in Metro Cebu filed a petition last Monday to acquire 20 new air-conditioned passenger jeepney units at the regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7). “We are just waiting…

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