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LTFRB to add more buses, UVs to PITX routes

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said on Friday the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will add more buses to the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX)......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineDec 7th, 2018

LTFRB opens bus, jeepney licenses for PITX routes

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is opening applications for public utility buses and jeepneys that would ply routes to and from the newly-inaugurated Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

LTFRB to add more buses, UVs to PITX routes

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said on Friday the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will add more buses to the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

LTFRB exempts buses from ending routes at PITX

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has exempted public utility buses in certain parts of Cavite coming to Metro Manila from ending their routes at the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

LTFRB approves Davao City LGU’s request for intra-city bus special permits

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Feb) – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved the request of the City Government of Davao to open the applications for special permits for 20 units of public utility buses that will service the underserved routes during peak hours in Davao City. A four-page memorandum circular […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Poe warns vs issuing more PUV franchises to address PITX concerns

MANILA, Philippines ---Senator Grace Poe on Friday cautioned transport officials against granting new franchises for identified routes of buses, UV express, and jeepney to address concerns at theParaa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

PITX will soon have a shuttle service for passengers

The newly-opened Paraaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) will have soon have a shuttle service for its passengers. In a press briefing on Wednesday, Martin Delgra, chair of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), said the shuttle service would ferry passengers from PITX to those areas not included in the list of available routes. "PITX has proposed and the LTFRB has accepted the giving of special permits for a shuttle service that will be applied for by a shuttle service operator that is recommended by PITX," Delgra said. "The special permit will allow the shuttle service operator to take passengers from PITX to those areas that are not frequen...Keep on reading: PITX will soon have a shuttle service for passengers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

DoTr slams bias charge

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) yesterday refuted allegations it favored some provincial bus companies by exempting them from the requirement to end their routes at the new Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). Our intention for our commuters in Metro Manila is clean PITX is supposed to be the last stop of Metro-bound provincial buses banned […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Free rides from PITX to parts of Metro Manila starting February 14

MANILA, Philippines – Starting February 14, there will be more buses offering free rides from the  Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange  (PITX) to parts of Metro Manila, in a bid to make commute to the landport seamless. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has partnered with the Megawide Corporate Foundation Inc and the Junior Chamber International ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Bus firm suspended after fatal road crash

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 February) – A bus company has been ordered suspended for 30 days by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 11 after one of its buses figured in a collision Monday in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley that killed seven persons and injured 30 others. The collision, which occurred along Km. 92, Barangay […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

DOTr borrows buses to provide free rides from MOA to PITX

MANILA, Philippines – After receiving flak from netizens and a formal letter from the Cavite Governor Boying Remulla proposing solutions to problems encountered by commuters at the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the Department of Transportation is trying out a partial solution.  In a post on its official Facebook page on Monday night, February 4, PITX ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Cavite governor Boying Remulla proposes to DOTr solutions to PITX woes

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to address the difficulties being experienced by commuters coming from Cavite, Governor Jesus Crispin "Boying" Remulla wrote to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), proposing steps to fix the operations of Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). With the opening of the PITX, provincial buses from Cavite have ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

LTFRB suspending bus firm involved in SCTEx mishap

          MANILA, Philippines - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday said it will issue a preventive suspension order on the bus company that was involved in a deadly accident along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Concepcion, Tarlac. In a statement, the LTFRB said it would issue a preventive suspension order on the bus units of Jumbo Transport Inc. after one of its tourist buses collided with a truck along SCTEX, killing five people and injuring 49 others. "The insurance company initially released P400,000 to cover insurance assistance of victims pending verification of all claims," the...Keep on reading: LTFRB suspending bus firm involved in SCTEx mishap.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

LTFRB opens 20 routes for Parañaque Integrated Terminal

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is accepting franchise applications for 20 routes for the Parañaque Integrated Terminal in a bid to ease congestion and the lack of public transportation at the new terminal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Central Luzon drivers picket LTFRB hearing on new routes in Pampanga

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---More than 50 leaders of the No-to-Jeepney-Phase-Out Coalition and Piston Central Luzon picketed the Central Luzon office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board here at noon on Friday (Jan. 11) to protest the new developmental routes being drawn up by the agency. Allan Bonifacio, Piston Central Luzon spokesman, said new routes are being opened to be able to "sell new vehicles and allow transport companies to take over (routes)." An LTFRB official did not comment on Piston's claims, saying it scheduled the Jan. 11 hearing which complies with the requirements of the Omnibus Franchising Guidelines of the Department of Transportation./lzb...Keep on reading: Central Luzon drivers picket LTFRB hearing on new routes in Pampanga.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Grace Poe on the statement of DOTr-LTFRB re PITX

December 7, 2018. We welcome the move of the DOTr and the LTFRB to immediately come up with concrete solution to the chaos at the PITX. However, we should take stock of the fact that the problem we are addressing here is not just PITX, but Metro Manila’s traffic and transport situation in general. To… link: Grace Poe on the statement of DOTr-LTFRB re PITX.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

DoTr acting on PITX complaints

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) today asked for understanding from commuters being inconvenienced by the operation of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). In a statement, the DoTr said the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has already met with some provincial bus operators who complained of being held hostage by their own drivers […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Lizada claims signature on buses exempted from PITX was forged | ABS-CBN News

A Senate inquiry into the controversial PITX heard claims of alleged irregularities in the selection of buses that were exempted from mandatory use of the transport facility......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

LTFRB member scolded for criticizing DOTr memo

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) yesterday admonished Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member Aileen Lizada for stating that a memorandum circular covering public utility vehicles using the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) violated several laws......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Shuttle services to be deployed to PITX soon

MANILA, Philippines – To boost commuter traffic at the newly-inaugurated Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved the deployment of special shuttle services to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Group wants fare hikes revoked

A commuter group filed on Monday a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) seeking to revoke the new minimum fare for commuter buses and jeepneys in the wake of price rollbacks on fuel products......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018