LTFRB: Supplemental budget needed to sustain ‘Libreng Sakay’ program

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) “Libreng Sakay” program, will need a supplemental budget from the incoming administration for its sustained  operations, an official said Thursday. “We would want to extend the…

Grab seeks P20 hike in base fare

Tyrone Jasper Piad 06/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Grab Philippines is asking for a P20 hike in base fare to provide its partner drivers a much-needed relief from the series of fuel price increases, which have slashed their earnings and to encourage…

All PUVs plying Cebu City streets to get P5K and discount cards

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) will get P5,000 financial aid and discount cards starting next week.  Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of the committee on transportation, said the city government would…

Mandaue to strictly implement 70 percent passenger capacity for all PUVs

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will strictly implement the 70 percent passenger capacity guideline of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will travel through Mandaue City. City Councilor Jimmy…

Garcia plans to extend requiring buses to pass through terminals beyond Aug 15

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she is planning to extend beyond August 15, 2021, the new regulation requiring all buses plying provincial routes to pass through either the north and south bus terminals. READ: New…

LGU monitoring of erring PUVs a huge help, says LTFRB-7

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) said it is glad that local governments units (LGUs) in Cebu are involved in the strict monitoring of the minimum health protocols…

Transport group asks gov’t to extend LTFRB’s service-contracting program

06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A transport group is urging the government to extend the implementation of the service-contracting program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Service contracting is funded under Republic Act no. 11519…

TEAM apprehends PUJ drivers with lacking documents

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A total of 14 Traditional Public Utility Jeepney (TPUJ) drivers were apprehended and their units impounded on Wednesday, April 2021, by the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) for lack of required documents…

Only 1 jeepney unit passes Mandaue City’s road worthiness test

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/10/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Only one public utility jeepney (PUJ) was able to pass the inspections of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) during the first day of Mandaue City’s…

Jeepney operators, drivers urged: Avail of one-stop-shop registration

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jeepney operators and drivers are urged to avail of the Balik Pasada one-stop-shop, which will be ending on November 27, 2020. Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force,…

Cebu City considers return of 1.3K jeepneys

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now planning for the return of 1,355 jeepneys in the city provided that they follow the guidelines for operations under the new normal. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that…

Resch calls for immediate return of PUJs to city streets

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –With nearly two months under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), public transportation remains scarce in Cebu City. Councilor Jessica Resch, who is also the city’s Sangguniang Kabataan Federation (SKF) president, is asking Mayor…

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