Raps filed against tartanilla, jeepney drivers involved in January 1 accident

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mambaling Police have filed charges against the tartanilla and the jeepney drivers, who were involved in the New Year’s day collision that took the life an individual along C. Padilla Street…

Cebu City Vet’s probe on New Year’s Day tragedy: Richard the Horse is innocent

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2019

Richard the Horse,  also identified as Bayo, should not be blamed for the death of a jeepney passenger after the tartanilla (cart) it was pulling was involved in a freak accident last Tuesday, New Year’s Day (January…

CCTO to investigate Tartanilla-PUJ collision, death of PUJ passenger

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2019

    The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will investigate  the collision on Tuesday night between a tartanilla and a public utility jeep (PUJ) along C. Padilla Street in Barangay Mambaling that took the life of a…

#FREAKAccident #COLLISION : Passenger Jeepney VS. Tartanilla at C.Padilla St.

Benjie B. Talisic 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A passenger in his early 20s died and two others were seriously injured when a jeepney and tartanilla (horse-drawn carriage) collided at C. Padilla St. (Infront of old JaiAlai) at about 9:40 p.m.…

Prospects for the working horse

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Gerard Vincent Francisco and Zena V. Magto USJ-R Interns 08/19/2018

Tartanilla (Conclusion) Boyo is a four year old horse that trots daily along Leon Kilat Street, Duljo-Fatima and Pasil, Cebu City. He is easily recognized by many coachmen and avid passengers of horse-drawn carriages called tartanilla for…

Tartanilla Cebu’s fading chariots

USJ-R Interns 08/17/2018

First of three parts Cars rushing by, the honking of horns trying to drown each other, and people running after fully-loaded jeepneys. These are early morning scenes along Leon Kilat Street, Cebu City as the noise from…

Rizal’s socks and the tartanilla

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 05/29/2018

I finally got the chance to join this year’s Gabii sa Kabilin organized by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) and I was overwhelmed by public response and interest to their own heritage and culture. I was…

Little rest

02/27/2016

A tartanilla driver tries to calm down his horse that went wild along V. Rama Ave. in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. Maybe  all the horse needed was a little rest from its physically demanding job. (CDN PHOTO/…

Heritage night to highlight parade of horse-drawn carriage

05/25/2014

Before jeepneys began to lord it over Cebu City’s streets, horse-drawn carriages or tartanillas were the main mode of transportation. Considered the “king of the road” during the Spanish occupation and before motorized vehicles were introduced after…

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