LTFRB execs to tackle formula for predetermined PUV fare

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/02/2018

  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board will try to come up with a formula for a predetermined fare for public transportation in the country. Members of the LTFRB’s technical working group (TWG) which will meet…

LTFRB to push with PUV modernization

Inquirer.net 10/10/2018

LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chair Martin Delgra categorically assured Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade on Wednesday that the implementation of the pubic utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program will push through. “Allow us to state categorically…

P10 fare rate for PUVs

Reporter Morexette Marie B. Erram and Correspondent Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

Commuters in Cebu may soon have to pay at least P10 for their ride to school, work and home. That is if public utility vehicle (PUV) operators secure approval for their fare rate hike petitions from the…

LGU to have a say on PUV franchise applications

Jessa Sotto 04/01/2018

Local Government Units (LGUs) will soon have the chance to evaluate Public Utility Vehicles (PUV) applying for a franchise. The Land Transporation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon said that LGUs know that conditions…

Free Wi-Fi, pay card system required for new jeepneys

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/09/2017

IMAGINE having free Wi-Fi and paying with a card instead of cash for your next ride on board a passenger jeepney. That, along with closed-circuit TV (CCTV) and dashboard cameras and a global navigation satellite system (GNSS),…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/20/2017

ABSENT-MINDED CABBIE The reminder not to text while driving doesn’t just apply to motorists but also public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers who have passengers to fetch and drive to their destination. A taxi driver picked up a…

Why coasters are better than jeepneys

Stephen D. Capillas 11/03/2016

The passenger jeepney is probably the most common form of public utility vehicle (PUV) in the streets, and to many commuters it’s the first affordable, viable mass transport option that comes to mind whenever they step out…

That Waze survey and the ‘Train to Busan’

Stephen D. Capillas 09/22/2016

Anyone who experienced Metro Cebu’s traffic, regardless of how horrible it may be to some, may still be surprised by the recent Waze survey that showed Metro Cebu’s roads, streets and traffic to be the most unfriendly…

Ban ‘Pokemon Go’ in all public areas – Alcover

Margarette Managaytay 09/13/2016

BEWARE Pokemon Goers. Your playing days in public places across the City of Cebu are numbered as officials begin a review of a proposed ordinance regulating the game’s “playing zones” here. A draft ordinance by Cebu City…

PUV drivers warned: Don’t play Pokemon Go while driving

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/08/2016

TO avoid accidents, public utility vehicle drivers are warned not to play Pokemon Go while they are driving. Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) posted the warning…

Jeepneys to unload only at terminals

07/27/2016

PASSENGER jeepneys will only be allowed to load and unload at designated terminals in Mandaue City, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) said Wednesday. TEAM chief of operations Glenn Antigua said they took their cue from…

Jeepney drivers warned against trip-cutting

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/18/2016

PUBLIC utility vehicle (PUV) drivers who practice trip cutting will lose their license or pay fines ranging from P3,000 to P6,000. Vice chairman Rey Elnar of the regional Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) issued this…

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