LTFRB-7 reminds Pantawid Pasada beneficiaries: Use fuel subsidy for fuel only

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fuel subsidy from the Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) is only for fuel. This was the reminder of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) to the 9,000 traditional…

Mabatid offers assistance to jeepney drivers to get loans

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid has expressed her support to the Jeepney Task Force’s appeal to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen all routes in the city. Aside from this, she is offering the…

Jeepney drivers with penalties pre-pandemic can drive buses — Cuenco

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The jeepney drivers, who have been hired to drive buses by the Vallacar Transit (Ceres) yet have incurred penalties pre-pandemic, will be allowed to drive the buses. Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco said…

Labella reminds jeepney drivers: Behave or else…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has warned jeepney drivers, who will start plying the streets tomorrow, to follow the health protocols and rules or else they will be suspended. The mayor said that…

Pre-registration of jeepney drivers begins in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The pre-registration of jeepney drivers has begun in Cebu City following the launch of the Balik Pasada Program of the city’s Jeepney Task Force (JTF) The JTF began the pre-registration of applicants for…

Labella: City will help 3.5K jeepney drivers find jobs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella assured the 3,500 jeepney drivers who might not be able to go back to the streets that the city government would help find jobs for them. This after…

Cebu City cops, who ask PUJ drivers to remove jeepney placard, slammed

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Cebu is condemning the act of some Cebu City policemen, who asked two jeepney drivers to remove their placards related to the “silent protest” of the…

Group hits DOTr for saying ‘gov’t is not anti-poor:’ Prove it to jeepney drivers

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An activist group has challenged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to prove that they are not “anti-poor” by helping jeepney drivers affected by the pandemic, which is to let them operate again. According to…

Recto wants Google-like efficiency in warrants database after ‘Piston 6’ verification mess

06/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The government should rush the establishment of “its own Google-search-like app” that will be a repository for outstanding arrests warrants, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Wednesday. Recto made the call after the…

Labella to LTFRB, bus operators: Let jeepney drivers from city drive buses

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has written to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and bus operators to allow jeepney drivers from the city to drive the 221 buses deployed as…

Cebu City urges neighboring cities to provide assistance to jeepney drivers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is urging neighboring cities in Metro Cebu to help the jeepney drivers who have been suffering the past months, especially now that they have not been allowed to return to the…

Labella: Interim buses will benefit Cebu City residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The interim buses that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will deploy from Talisay City to the Fuente Osmeña Circle will benefit Cebu City residents. This was the assessment of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

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