Tag Archives: Jeepneys

DOTr not in Favor for Another Jeepney Consolidation Extension

The week-long transport strike, which was declared by a number of transportation organizations in defiance of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)’s ultimatum to switch to more contemporary jeepneys, began yesterday. To assist stranded passengers in reaching their destinations, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila sent out their own public

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LTFRB: Traditional Jeepneys may Operate after Dec. Deadline if they join Coops

During a hearing conducted by the Senate Committee on Public Affairs chaired by Senator Grace Poe on Thursday, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) made it clear that the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) deadline for December is for the program’s consolidation, not for the phase-out of traditional jeepney units. How many PUV units have been consolidated?

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Drivers Strike Over Plan to Remove Aging Philippine Jeepneys

Philippine transport groups launched a nationwide strike Monday to protest a government program drivers fear would phase out traditional jeepneys, which have become a cultural icon, and other aging public transport vehicles. Officials, however, braced with contingencies and deployed government vehicles to take stranded passengers in some areas. Other groups refused to join the weeklong strike that could keep more than

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