Jeepney task force gives OK, waits for Labella’s go signal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force is now awaiting the decision of Mayor Edgardo Labella regarding the jeepneys from Talisay City wanting to operate routes reaching into Cebu City. Councilor James Cuenco, head…

Low turnout of jeepneys in Cebu City’s Balik Pasada Program noted

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two weeks have passed since the Cebu City government has launched the Balik Pasada program, yet only 168 jeepneys have returned to ply the city’s streets.  Councilor James Cuenco, head of the Cebu…

Only 5 of 30 jeepneys pass roadworthiness test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force is facing a dilemma on its first day of inspecting jeepneys for their return to the streets.  Councilor James Cuenco, Cebu City Jeepney Task Force head, told…

As jeepneys return, PRO-7 chief reminds passengers to observe minimum health standards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) reminded Cebuanos to always observe minimum health standards as several traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in Cebu City return to the streets starting…

CCPO to deploy more traffic police with the return of Guadalupe-Carbon jeepneys

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/18/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be deploying additional traffic police after the city allowed the return of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in some routes this Friday. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert…

‘King of the Road’ returns; Guadalupe-Carbon jeepneys first to roll out

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/18/2020

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dubbed the ‘King of the Road’, traditional jeepneys are set to make their return in Cebu City on Friday, November 20, 2020. The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force said that at least…

Cebu City still not inclined to allow entry of jeepneys from other LGUs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella remains uninclined to allow the entry of jeepney operators from other local government units (LGUs) as long as the city’s own jeepneys are still not plying the streets.…

‘Basagan ng trip’

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/11/2020

Suspension of disbelief allows us to enjoy works of fiction, novels, telenovelas, or movies. Without it, we cannot enjoy the heartwarming Disney Christmas campaign to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. While most Filipinos the world over are teary-eyed…

Marshalls to oversee return of jeepneys in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Marshalls will be deployed all over Cebu City to monitor the operations of jeepneys once they return to the streets in the next few days. In a press conference on Tuesday, November 10,…

Traditional jeepneys to be back in Mandaue’s streets soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) will be plying back again in Mandaue city streets soon. According to Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, executive director of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM), the…

Expect jeepneys to start plying Cebu City by next week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force, said that by the second week of November 2020, some jeepneys may already ply certain routes here. Cuenco told…

Ferro: Return of jeepneys needs thorough study

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU City, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Ignatius Ferro, the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), is worried with Cebu City’s decision to allow jeepneys to return to the streets, expressing concerns on…

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