Peaceful PISTON rally in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Delta Derycka C. Letigio 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippine–The staged rally of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) – Cebu Chapter on Monday, September 30, 2019, in front of the Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) office, was…

30 buses readied to assist stranded passengers in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) will deploy around 30 buses in order to rescue stranded passengers in today’s nationwide transport strike. The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper…

Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities to deploy vehicles to transport stranded passengers

Norman V. Mendoza 09/29/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The city governments of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu are also bracing for the possible effects of the nationwide transport strike on Monday September 30 and ready to provide vehicles to ferry stranded passengers. Mandaue city’s…

LTFRB-7 buses to ‘rescue’ stranded passengers 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  At least five buses will be ready for deployment to the streets of Metro Cebu to “rescue” commuters who may be stranded due to the nationwide transport strike on Monday, September 30. On…

No transport strike in Cebu today

Nestle L. Semilla 10/17/2017

Cebu’s transport group would not be joining a transport strike on Tuesday but would be joining a rally instead. Members of the Pinagkaisang Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) would attend the rally led by the Kilusang Magbubukid…

Cebu City traffic flow unaffected by transport strike

Nestle L. Semilla 10/16/2017

The transport strike did not cripple the traffic flow in Cebu City on Monday, according to the city’s transportation office. At least 150 members of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston) Cebu staged…

Mandaue City readies buses, vans for stranded commuters

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 10/16/2017

Five Ceres mini-buses are on standby for commuters affected by the transport strike in Mandaue City. Arnold Malig-on, team leader of Mandaue Command Center, said the city government tapped the management of the bus line to pick-up…

NO WORK, NO CLASSES TODAY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/15/2017

Cebu officials yesterday set in place contingency measures to address the projected public transport shortage today, especially in Metro Cebu cities and towns, while heeding Malacañang’s order to suspend work in all government offices and classes at…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 10/15/2017

TRANSPORT STRIKE Netizens were relieved over the government’s announcement to suspend classes and work for today’s scheduled transport strike. Joel Pabalinas wrote, “Ang galing ng presidente natin, binigyan nya ng pagkakataon ang mga mag strike basta huwag…

Cebu City to deploy buses for stranded passengers on Monday

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/15/2017

Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak assured that 15 Kaohsiung buses will be on standby for stranded passengers on Monday, October 16 due to a scheduled transport strike. Transport group Piston will be holding a nationwide transport strike…

Public transport group to join nationwide strike on Monday

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/24/2017

About 700 members of the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) Cebu and at least 200 tricycle drivers are joining the nationwide ‘Tigil Pasada’ on Monday. Greg Perez, Piston Cebu coordinator, made the…

LTO dialogue with Piston halts strike

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 10/28/2014

Yesterday’s transport strike failed to cripple transportation in Cebu City, although some 30 percent of commuters in other parts of Metro Cebu suffered from inconvenience which government buses and even motorcycles-for-hire helped address. The rally, which was…

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