LTFRB-7 launches 117 modern jeepneys in biggest single launch

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 117 modern public utility jeepneys (MPUJs) and 14 premium taxis were launched by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) along F. Zuellig Avenue in Mandaue City…

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,…

Traditional jeepneys no longer ‘kings of the road’ in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The traditional jeepneys are no longer the “kings of the road” in Cebu City as the Jeepney Task Force (JTF) notes a significant drop of jeepneys plying the streets as compared to the…

LTFRB-7 reduces number of buses plying inter-city routes

Futch Anthony Inso 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 has reduced the number of buses plying within the inter-cities. The inter-cities consist of Cebu City, Mandaue City, Talisay City, and Lapu-Lapu City. LTFRB-7 regional…

Cebu City still won’t allow entry of Mandaue jeepneys

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/03/2021

MANDAUE City, Philippines – Traditional public utility jeepneys (TPUJ) in Mandaue City with Mandaue-Cebu City routes are still not allowed to return to their usual route. Mandaue City Councilor Jimmy Lumapas, chairman of the Committee on Transportation…

19 jeepneys expected to ply Cebu City streets on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangays Guadalupe and Lahug in Cebu City will finally see the “kings of the road” back on the streets starting Saturday, November 21, 2020. The results of the first day of…

Mandaue jeepney drivers may resume operations in December yet

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The Mandaue City government has scheduled the resumption of operations of traditional jeepneys to December 2020. This is because the one-stop-shop for the issuance of a special permit to operate that was originally scheduled…

PISTON-Cebu: ‘We have been suffering for eight months’

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/17/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON)-Cebu Chapter appealed to the governments of Mandaue City and Cebu City to allow the traditional public utility jeepneys to ply the city streets soon.…

Cebu City open for talks with nearby LGUs for jeepney entry

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is open to the possible entry of jeepneys from other local government units (LGUs). This was Labella’s response to the request of Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam”…

Most Cebuano netizens prefer modern jeepneys over traditional ones

Immae Lachica 11/04/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— For so long, traditional jeepneys played a huge part in the country’s transport system. When the pandemic hit almost eight months ago, jeepneys were prohibited to ply the streets for health reasons. This…

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…

Cebu jeepney drivers stage ‘silent protest’ for ‘Balik-Pasada’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jeepney drivers and operators here conducted a “silent protest” on Monday, July 20, 2020, asking the government to allow them to operate amid the continuing threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Members…

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