Police reminds those transporting APORs during curfew hours: Bring documents to avoid inconvenience

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – To avoid complications, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is reminding those transporting essential workers during curfew hours to bring identification cards and a photocopies of the certificate of employment of those they…

LTFRB-7: Buses still needed in Cebu City despite deployment of more modern PUJs

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the planned deployment of more modern public utility jeepneys (PUJs) here, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) said the reinforcement of buses is still needed to help…

LTFRB-7 pulls out 47 more buses in Cebu City

Futch Anthony Inso 06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has already pulled out 47 buses plying routes within Cebu City. LTFRB-7 regional director Eduardo Montealto Jr. said the buses were pulled out since…

Bike lanes in 24 roads completed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has completed bike lanes on 24 roads that are now passable for city bikers This after almost a year since Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised to open bike lanes for those…

DOLE issues new ventilation guidelines for workplaces, public transport

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In order to make the workplace and public transportation more responsive to the government’s health protocols, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued new guidelines for proper ventilation in workplaces and public transportation…

Balik Pasada program continues for certain Cebu City routes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Balik Pasada program of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force will continue to accept applications from operators of certain routes.  The task force is calling for operators to apply since there remains to…

DOTr eases distancing rule in public transport

Jovic Yee, Mariejo S. Ramos - @inquirerdotnet 09/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Four days after the government announced that it would prohibit home confinement for mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday said it would start easing restrictions in public transportation…

GDP shrink could have been eased by public transport during quarantine — Robredo

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 08/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The shrink in the country’s economy could have been eased had the government allowed public transportation to operate safely during the quarantine period, said Vice President Leni Robredo. Robredo on Sunday, who insisted that…

Traditional jeepneys likely to be safer from virus spread than air-conditioned ones – Ibon

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 06/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines –  Traditional jeepneys, which have no air conditioning, may be more viable safer for public transportation than modernized, air-conditioned ones during the COVID-19 pandemic, think-tank group Ibon Foundation said in a statement issued last Sunday.…

Still no PUJs in Mandaue anytime soon

Immae Lachica 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Commuters in Mandaue City shouldn’t expect public utility jeepneys back anytime soon as the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) says there is still no plan of allowing them to operate in the city. Lawyer Jamaal…

Mandaue now has 71 buses plying in and out the city

Immae Lachica 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week into general community quarantine (GCQ), Mandaue City now has more buses plying in and out of the city to help ferry commuters. Read: TEAM Chief promises ‘improved’ mass transport system under GCQ…

With few buses on the road, Cebu City needs jeepneys

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Workers in Cebu City who have returned to their respective workplaces after the city shifted to general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1, 2020 still lack the public transport needed for their daily…

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