Cebu City dad recommends shuttles for workers to address lack of PUVs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Jeepney Task Force, will be writing to Mayor Michael Rama on the possibility of providing free shuttle service for workers in the city. This…

Too many passengers, too few PUVs — LTFRB-7

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are simply too many passengers in Metro Cebu these days as compared to the servicing public utility vehicles (PUVs) on the streets. This is one of the factors the Land Transportation Franchising…

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…

Montealto promises to study appeal to lower PUV fare in Central Visayas

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The top official of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has promised to look into the appeal of Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard Chan for the possible lowering of PUV…

Ahong asks LTFRB to lower fare rates in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 11/19/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has appealed to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 to lower the fare in public utility jeepneys and buses in his city. Chan wrote a…

Jeepney fare likely to remain the same, says LTFRB-7

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The current jeepney fare will most likely remain the same even if the capacity for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) has increased with the easing of restrictions.  Even though jeepneys are allowed 70 percent capacity, the…

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…

LTFRB-7 chief to PUV drivers: Plastic barriers may be gone, but still observe minimum capacity

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Despite Transportation Department allowing the removal of the plastic barriers inside public utility vehicles (PUVs), drivers and operators are still reminded to comply with the minimum seating capacity of each vehicle.  Director…

Libreng Sakay in Central Visayas to continue – Tugade

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Libreng Sakay program in Central Visayas would continue as long as funds would be there, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said. Tugade on Thursday, October 28 clarified reports about the program and assured…

LTFRB-7 reminds PUVs: Students, PWDs still entitled to fare discount

Delta Letigio 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is reminding public utility vehicles that students and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are still entitled to 20-percent fare discount. LTFRB-7 Director Eduardo Montealto, Jr., said…

‘Libreng Sakay’ program to resume next week –Montealto

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The national government’s “Libreng Sakay” and service contracting program is set to resume on Thursday, September 16, 2021. This was what Retired Colonel Eduardo Montealto Jr., director of the Land Transportation Franchising and…

Montealto: ‘Libreng Sakay’ program to resume in September

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/23/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The national government’s “Libreng Sakay” and service contracting program is expected to resume in Cebu next month. Retired Colonel Eduardo Montealto Jr., Central Visayas director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory…

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