LTFRB-7 to commuters: Do not pay new fare without new fare matrix

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has advised commuters not to pay the new minimum fare if drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) fail…

Drivers told to honor 20 percent students fare discount even on weekends, holidays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Students are entitled to avail of the 20 percent fare discount when taking public utility vehicles (PUVs) even during weekends or holidays. Cebu City Councilor and Committee on Transportation and Communication chairman James…

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…

FACES OF CEBU: Albert Bercoso, 45, jeepney driver for 20 years

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Before, Albert Bercoso, a jeepney driver here, would bring home at least P1,000 per day so his family of seven could meet their needs and even buy a few things they want. Now,…

Fare matrix on PUJs a must, violators will be penalized — LTFRB-7

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is encouraging operators and drivers to put a fare matrix on their units to avoid penalties. Francis Kaamiño, LTFRB-7 enforcement team head,…

TEAM intensifies anti-overloading drive

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) has already issued around 300 citation tickets to PUJ drivers for overloading since January 1, 2022. Edwin Jumao-as, TEAM officer-in-charge said they could issue 15 to…

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…

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…

Balik Pasada hub opens at Cebu City’s Plaza Sugbo

Doris C. Bongcac 06/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City government opened its “One-Stop Balik Pasada Application Hub” at the Plaza Sugbo grounds on Monday, June 7, 2021, to help Public Utility Jeepney drivers and operators avail of a permit…

JTF seeks force multipliers to monitor PUVs violating health protocols

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, Jeepney Task Force (JTF) head, said he would be seeking for additional force multipliers to monitor jeepneys plying the streets. This after he received reports that many jeepney…

Traditional PUJ drivers in Mandaue urged: Settle fines first

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/09/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The traditional public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers must need to settle their penalties first before resuming operations in Mandaue City. These are drivers who committed traffic violations in the city and haven’t paid…

Redeployment of Cebu City PUJs may be delayed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The redeployment of traditional public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in Cebu City may be be pushed back to a later date. This developed after the city’s Jeepney Task Force on Monday, November 9, 2020,…

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