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…

Mandatory wearing of face shield for public land transport temporarily suspended — LTFRB

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is temporarily suspending the implementation of the no-face shield, no-ride policy in public land transport. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Eduardo Montealto Jr. said the requirement is…

With Cebu City in GCQ, PUVs may now do cross-border travels

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2020

MOALBOAL, Philippines — With Cebu City’s quarantine status downgraded to a more relaxed general community quarantine last July 31, local authorities here has granted several public utility vehicles (PUVs) with special permits to do cross-border travels in…

PCCI: Allow PUVs to operate

JHESSET O. ENANO, Leila B. Salaverria, Roy Stephen Canivel 06/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has urged the government to bring back public transportation, as countless workers continue to have little to no means of getting a ride to work in…

No PUVs in Cebu granted special permits yet to operate

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As most parts of Cebu prepare to transition to general community quarantine (GCQ), special permits for public utility vehicles (PUVs) have not been granted yet. Eduardo Montealto Jr., director of Land Transportation Franchising…

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