LTFRB-7 launches 117 modern jeepneys in biggest single launch

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 117 modern public utility jeepneys (MPUJs) and 14 premium taxis were launched by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) along F. Zuellig Avenue in Mandaue City…

Drivers seek fare hike due to rising fuel prices

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traditional and modern jeepneys were already allowed to operate on full capacity after Cebu’s quarantine status was lowered to Alert Level 2. However, the minimum fare of P9 for traditional jeepneys and P11…

Fare matrix on PUJs a must, violators will be penalized — LTFRB-7

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is encouraging operators and drivers to put a fare matrix on their units to avoid penalties. Francis Kaamiño, LTFRB-7 enforcement team head,…

LTFRB-7 notes more overloading jeepneys without plastic barriers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) noticed more traditional jeepneys overloading passengers now that plastic barriers are removed. LTFRB-7 Director Eduardo Montealto, Jr., told CDN Digital in a…

DOTr: Plastic dividers no longer required inside jeepneys

Mariejo Ramos 10/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said plastic barriers for separating passengers inside public utility vehicles (PUVs) were no longer required, admitting that its use was not backed by science. “Drivers and operators can already…

Jeepneys, buses asked to post maximum capacity in units

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Cebu City may be required to post the maximum capacity of their units at a conspicuous spot in the vehicle. This is one of the plans of the…

Buses pulling out every 15 days, Cebu City needs more public transport

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Buses in Cebu City are pulling out and returning to their original provincial routes and yet the city has yet to close the gap between supply and demand in public transport. The city…

Jeepneys can ply Cebu City streets 24/7 — Cuenco

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force (JTF) reminded operators of traditional and modern jeepneys that they can ply the streets the whole day even during curfew hours. Councilor James Cuenco, head of the…

Cebu City JTF to deploy modern jeepneys to Oppra, Quiot

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even with the opening of all jeepney routes in Cebu City, many areas are still struggling with public transport especially the interior portions where residents are forced to ride unconventional transportation such as…

One-stop shop for Cebu City Balik Pasada applicants to open soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A one-stop shop will once again open for the jeepney operators who want to go back to their routes in Cebu City by the second week of June. Councilor James Cuenco, the head…

Bikers asked to give way to jeepneys in stops during peak hours in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/09/2021

A resolution has been filed in the Cebu City Council for a sharing scheme among bikers and utility jeepneys on the city’s bike lanes during peak hours.  CDN Digital photo | Brian J. Ochoa CEBU CITY, Philippines…

Inter-city jeepneys told: Apply for permits to enter Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force (JTF) is urging the inter-city jeepneys from Talisay City and Mandaue City to apply for a permit to enter Cebu City. The JTF has opened the applications…

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