LTFRB extends age limit of PUVs

Dempsey Reyes 09/25/2022

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved resolutions extending the age limit of public utility vehicles (PUVs) by two more years and extending the deadline for PUV operators to settle their fees until the…

LTFRB to PUV drivers: No fare hike until Oct. 3

Dempsey Reyes 09/21/2022

The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday warned public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers against imposing the approved fare hikes earlier than Oct. 3. This, as the LTFRB received complaints that PUV drivers were already…

LTFRB OKs fare hike for public utility vehicles, TNVS by Oct. 4

John Eric Mendoza 09/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday approved the fare hikes for public utility jeepneys, buses, taxis, and ride-hailing applications that will take effect on October 4. In a statement, the…

Public hearing to be held for MPUJ, PUB temporary operations ordinance

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A public hearing for the proposed ordinance that would regulate the temporary operations of modern public utility jeepneys (MPUJs) and public utility buses (PUBs) in Cebu City during a state of calamity is…

LTFRB: Jeepney fares due for new increase

Jordeene Lagare, Krixia Subingsubing 08/30/2022

Another round of jeepney fare hikes is due by September, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said, as it prepares to decide on a petition by jeepney drivers’ groups to raise anew the minimum fare…

LTFRB: School buses can resume operations if . . .

Dempsey Reyes 08/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After more than two years, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) allowed school transport services to resume operations this month along with the reopening of both private and public schools. In a…

Cebu PUJ drivers: P2 fare hike not enough to cover fuel costs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a P2 increase in all Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) nationwide as means to mitigate the impact of rising fuel costs. However, for PUV…

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…

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