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Iconic jeepneys

These days everyone is focused on creating some sort of “new normal”......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJun 30th, 2020

Jeepneys: Decadence on the road

The jeepney as a mode of mass transportation has lost its iconic status and is now a symbol of road decadence that politicians have perpetuated......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Philippines colourful jeepneys are going green

Philippines' colourful jeepneys are going green Lonely Planet Travel News That colourful and iconic symbol of the Philippines - the jeepney - is facing the end of the road but will electric versi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 13th, 2019

Jeepneys back in Metro Manila tomorrow

After months of shutdown, traditional jeepneys will be back on Metro Manila roads tomorrow......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

Jeepneys and GDP

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, the government agency that runs public transportation, may move at a glacially slow pace, but at least there is—such as it is—motion......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

Chevrolet and MG: Iconic brands with a heart

Every crisis such as this current pandemic that we are all facing brings out the best or the worst in everybody. The Philippine automotive industry absorbed the first blows of this crisis and yet it brought out its best in mitigating the ill-effects of this pandemic on our economy by being one of the first […] The post Chevrolet and MG: Iconic brands with a heart appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 29th, 2020

Out-of-work driver preps jeepneys for social distancing

MANILA, Philippines — He is more accustomed to taking the wheel than using the hammer. But the past three months had left Edwin Quilaton, a 49-year-old jeepney driver in Parañaque City, with nothing to do, his vehicle idled by the ban on public transportation under the community quarantine imposed on Metro Manila to stem the […] The post Out-of-work driver preps jeepneys for social distancing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2020

Nearly a month into GCQ, gov t uncertain on jeepney s fate

Authorities have remained relatively mum when asked for a definitive answer on whether or not the traditional jeepneys, among the most popular choices for Filipino commuters, will see the road by next week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Transport crisis seen to worsen with jeeps idled

The absence of traditional jeepneys in Metro Manila could worsen public transportation crisis as the shortage will hit 10 million passengers daily trips, according to Move As One Coalition......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Lawmakers hit Palace for prolonging jeepney woes

Only “roadworthy” jeepneys will be allowed back on the road in Metro Manila next week and only if the selected vehicles currently running are not enough to meet the demand for public transportation, Malacañang said on Thursday. The Palace statement drew fire from lawmakers who accused the government of prolonging the plight of jeepney drivers […] The post Lawmakers hit Palace for prolonging jeepney woes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Lee on becoming 2-division ONE world champion

When Christian Lee captured the ONE Lightweight World Championship last May 2019, no one expected the young Singaporean to hold a candle against such an iconic and dominant champion in Shinya Aoki, let alone dethrone him......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 25th, 2020

Muntinlupa has 18 designated PUV stops

The Muntinlupa government has set 18 designated stops for public utility vehicles in the city ahead of the possible return of traditional jeepneys on the roads next week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2020

DOTr hikes subsidy for modern jeepneys to P160,000

In a bid to help public utility vehicle drivers and operators transition to modernized or standardized jeepneys, the Department of Transportation will double the equity subsidy to buy new vehicles from P80,000 to P160,000......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2020

UV Express, jeeps back next week

Utility Vehicle (UV) Express units and traditional jeepneys will be allowed to ply routes in Metro Manila starting next week, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin Delgra said on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

EDITORIAL- Phasing out

Transport officials say operators and drivers of traditional jeepneys have been given three years to shift to the modernized or standardized versions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

‘Government policy on transport not pro-rich’

Malacañang defended yesterday its decision to prevent traditional jeepneys from plying the streets of Metro Manila despite the scarcity of public transportation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Groups slam jeepney phaseout, Palace says options up for some

Despite protests from public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers, the Palace said Tuesday traditional jeepneys may be allowed to ply their routes only if they are roadworthy and if the government finds that there is a shortage of public transportation......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Ignoring them to death?

Ignoring a problem does not necessarily make it go away, but that may be the current strategy of government officials regarding what to do with thousands of traditional jeepneys and drivers that they really don’t want back on the streets, because the government’s priority is modernization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Calls mount to let jeepneys, UV Express back on the road

“This is another ill-advised policy that directly affects the daily lives of poor sectors.  Everybody knows that the poorest worker rely on jeepney on his way to work.  This hardship is on top of the rising transportation costs on tricycles.  That is why many are commuting on bicycles, but of course, not all could be able to.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Government eyes jeep phaseout

Old jeepneys may never be allowed to operate again, even as buses and modern jeepneys returned to service in some parts of Metro Manila amid the general community quarantine (GCQ), the Palace said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Mix ‘modern’ PUJs with ancient bicycles

The lords of Metro Manila are unleashing “modern” jeepneys in the national capital while also taking a giant backward step encouraging the use of bicycles on EDSA, the main artery of a dense metropolis gasping for breath......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020