Protocol violation citation tickets issued to 73 PUVs on Sept. 2

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — At least 73 public utility vehicles (PUVs) plying Cebu City routes were issued citation tickets on the first day of the implementation of the protocol violation citation ticket (PVCT). Paul Gotiong, spokesperson of…

Citation for PUV violators may start next week — Cuenco

Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicles (PUVs) violating health protocols should be wary starting next week, August 30, 2021, as the city government expects the citation tickets to be ready by then. The Cebu City Council…

Gwen clarifies, defends air purifier requirement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite criticisms and public backlash, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will keep the mandatory use of wearable air purifiers among drivers and conductors of public utility vehicles (PUVs). But Garcia, during one of her…

Mandatory use of air purifiers in Cebu province postponed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mandatory use of air purifiers for public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Cebu province has been postponed, a Capitol official confirmed. Carmen Quijano, manager of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), told CDN…

Harsher penalties for PUVs for violating health protocols – Cuenco

Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Harsher penalties are now imposed on public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will violate the health protocols in Cebu City. Councilor  James Cuenco said the City Council passed an amendment of the ordinance regulating…

LTFRB-7: 112 PUVs caught violating health protocols in Metro Cebu

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Operators of 112 public utility vehicles (PUVs) were issued show cause orders and inspection report summons (IRS) by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB) for violating health protocols…

LTFRB-7: Operators to decide whether to continue to ply amid restrictions

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) has reiterated that public utility vehicles (PUVs) are still allowed to ply their routes in Metro Cebu even if the tri-cities of…

Gwen calls on restos, PUVs to adopt open-air ventilation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Restaurants and owners of public utility vehicles (PUVs) are told to adopt an open-air ventilation when operating.  Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, August 2, 2021, announced that for the province’s duration of General Community…

Restrictions also in place for Cebu City PUVs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As Cebu City transitions to a stricter community quarantine status, local authorities will also be implementing restrictions in the operation of public utility vehicles (PUVs). The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) announced that…

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…

Cuenco to meet with erring PUV violators  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco will be meeting with drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) who allegedly violated health protocols.  Cuenco, who is also the Jeepney Task Force head, said he…

More modern jeeps, buses offer free ride to essential workers in Metro Cebu 

Morexette Marie Erram 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Metro Cebu are offering free rides to essential workers.  The Department of Transportation (DOTr), with Secretary Arthur Tugade, on Thursday, May 6, 2021, led the ceremonial launching of at…

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