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LTFRB links fare hikes to modern PUV take-up

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo Reporter THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it prefers to wait for the jeepney modernization program to gain traction before approving fare increases. Chairman Martin B. Delgra III said that the board will be “more receptive” to fare hike applications if more public utility vehicle (PUV) operators […] The post LTFRB links fare hikes to modern PUV take-up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

JUST LIKE DAVAO CITY: ‘Exempt Panay from jeepney phase-out’

THE Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON-Panay) said it will ask the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to exempt Panay from the jeepney modernization program. PISTON-Panay made the move after Mayor Sara Duterte said that she and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) discussed the exemption of Davao from the gradual […] The post JUST LIKE DAVAO CITY: ‘Exempt Panay from jeepney phase-out’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

Transport strike hiwaton sa May 22-23

ILOILO &'' Pagahiwaton na sa maabot nga Lunes kag Martes, Mayo 22 tubtub 23 ang duha ka adlaw nga transport strike batuk sa Jeepney Modernization Program sang LTFRB. Ini ang ginkumpirmar ni Boyet Parcon, presidente sang Iloilo City Loop Alliance of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association ukon ICLAJODA. Suno kay Parcon nga gintalana nila sa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rmniloiloRelated NewsMay 17th, 2017

Jeepney fare hike may be canceled if PUVs get bigger discount on fuel

THE COLLECTIVE group of five jeepney organizations said it is willing to withdraw a fare hike appeal to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) if the group will be allowed a P4 to P5 discount on fuel. The post Jeepney fare hike may be canceled if PUVs get bigger discount on fuel appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Drivers petition for jeepney fare hike

As taxi rates across the city shot up, a group of jeepney drivers and operators along with several individuals petitioned the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to raise the current rate of P8.50 for the first four kilometers to P14.00 for the first four kilometers. The current P1.40 per succeeding kilometer was earlier proposed to be raised to P2.00 but the petitioners left it to the board to decide on the matter......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

First phase of e-jeepney rollout set for June

THE GOVERNMENT is set to roll out in June the first batch of electric jeepneys, Malacañang said on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that as part of the Department of Transportations’ (DoTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the first batch of modern electric jeepneys will be rolled out in June,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry […] The post First phase of e-jeepney rollout set for June appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Nationwide Round-Up

Transport group doubts gov’t can find jeepney drivers alternative jobs A TRANSPORT group leader said the government’s recent statement that agencies are working to find alternative jobs for jeepney drivers confirms their position that the modernization program will ultimately leave many of them without livelihood. “It only proves our assumption that the jeepney phaseout is […] The post Nationwide Round-Up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

LTFRB scolds jeepney drivers for participating in strikes

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reprimanded jeepney drivers and operators who participated in several transport strikes.   Complaints filed against Piston members were read during the hearingWednesday.This comes after LTFRB's persistent reminder that the franchises of public utility vehicles (PUV) drivers participating in stop operations would be revoked.   One of the drivers present in the hearing reasoned that he was not participating in the strike, rather, his jeepney was rented.LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada reminded the particular driver to apply for a special permit first, as jeepneys are not allowed to do business outside of...Keep on reading: LTFRB scolds jeepney drivers for participating in strikes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

PWDs call on gov’t to make new public transport vehicles more accessible

A GROUP of persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Tuesday morning trooped in front of the Land Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Quezon City to demand their inclusion in the ongoing modernization program of public utility vehicles (PUVs). Abner Manlapaz, chief representative of the Philippine Coalition on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, said that PWDs usually [...] The post PWDs call on gov’t to make new public transport vehicles more accessible appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Grace Poe on transport strike

March 20, 2018. The Department of Transportation must get on its feet and find a sustainable solution to the concerns raised over the jeepney modernization program. The complaints raised by small drivers and operators about the modernization program are valid concerns that should not be swept under the… Source link link: Grace Poe on transport strike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Transport group holds 4th strike vs jeepney modernization

TRANSPORT GROUP PISTON (Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide) conducted another protest action yesterday, its fourth against the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program of the government. The group led a strike in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces, forcing some local government units to call for a suspension of classes. By 2 p.m., […] The post Transport group holds 4th strike vs jeepney modernization appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

'WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Monday, March 19

Class suspensions for Monday, March 19, were declared in several schools in and around Metro Manila due to a nationwide transport strike against the government's jeepney-modernization program. As of 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, classes were declared suspended in the following places: Quezon City: all levels, public and private schools San Pablo City, Laguna: all levels, public and private schools De La Salle University: all levels, including office work, in campuses in Manila, Makati, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, and Laguna St. Paul University - Manila: all classes Far Eastern University - all classes, including office work, in campuses in Manila and Makati READ:March...Keep on reading: #WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Monday, March 19.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Truck body makers to join jeepney modernization, Eco-PUV programs

THE Automotive Body Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (ABMAP) said it will participate in both the PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the Department of Transportation (DoTr) and the Eco-PUV Program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). ABMAP, an organization of truck body builders, said that it will manufacture products conforming to and avail […] The post Truck body makers to join jeepney modernization, Eco-PUV programs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

LTFRB: Bagong jeepney gugulong na!

INIHAYAG ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) na sa loob ng isa’t kalahating buwan ay gugulong na sa kalsada ang mga bago at modernong jeepney. Ayon kay Atty. Aileen Lizada, LTFRB board member, natanggap na ng agency ang kauna-unahang aplikasyon sa certificate of public convenience to operate mula….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Piston pushes for ‘socially-just’ jeepney modernization scheme

Protesting members of the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) pressed the government on Monday to scrap its existing plan to modernize the country's so-called King of the Road.   Piston leader George San Mateo insisted that the Duterte administration should discard its present jeepney modernization program to make it "socially-just" for drivers, operators, and the public.   "Ang gusto naming mangyare ay i-junk noong pamahalaan yung kasalukuyang programa at magbuo ulit ng bagong programa," Mateo asserted. "At kapag bumuo ulit ng bagong programa dapat ay tunay, genuine modernization, sustainable, mass-oriented, at higit sa lahat, socia...Keep on reading: Piston pushes for ‘socially-just’ jeepney modernization scheme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Big transport rally for genuine jeepney modernization set on Feb 19

“Whatever twaddle they claim, the current jeepney operators will not be able to survive the fleet management and consolidation ordered in the Omnibus Franchising Guidelines.” The post Big transport rally for genuine jeepney modernization set on Feb 19 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Drivers, students hold anti-jeepney phaseout protest in UP

MANILA, Philippines — Several students and jeepney drivers on Thursday staged a protest against the jeepney modernization program inside the University of th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

45 E-Jeeps Now Plying the Routes to Tacloban’s Resettlement Sites After Launching

After it was cancelled last 15 December 2017 due to heavy rains brought about by typhoon Urduja, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) finally launched here on Tuesday the initial implementation of the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program. The launching, held at Tacloban’s Rizal Park, is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

Jeepney stop isunod na

MATAGUMPAY ang kampanya ng gobyerno laban sa mga bulok na jeep. Bukod sa bawas usok at peligro, medyo guminhawa rin ang daloy ng trapik sa mga lansangan. Ito ay matapos ipatupad ng buong tapang ang naturang programa sa pangunguna ng LTFRB na inalalayan naman ng PNP at MMDA. Sa una….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

LTFRB, Piston chiefs face off at anti-PUV modernization rally

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the head of a major transport group faced off yesterday at a rally.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018