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As the PUV modernization is making headway nationwide, the Isuzu modern PUVs can now also be of service in the city of Tarlac. Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) turned over 20 units of their PUV units to one of Pasang Masda’s umbrella organization, the Paniqui Gerona Tarlac Transport Services Cooperative (PGT …

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In what may very well be called a microcosm of Philippine society today, the Green Frog Hybrid Bus Company–which plys the Mall of Asia Complex to the C5/Kalayaan Avenue  route–has announced that it is canceling its ‘Honesty System’ scheme after it was determined that over 30 percent of its passengers …

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The government has once again extended the suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) for 18- to 22-wheeler trucks and trailers. Secretaries Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) agreed to move the …

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The implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) act led to massive price increases for vehicles across the board, and the local automotive sales industry as whole took a considerable beating. Still, there were bright spots here and there, and Foton Motor Philippines (FMPI) counts itself among …

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MetroExpress P2P

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently announced that it is opening 28 new Premium Point-to-Point (P2P) Bus Service routes for interested operators. All 28 routes are distributed through 16 franchise packages, with each package being awarded to one applicant. To be a Premium P2P operator though, the …

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MetroExpress P2P

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has recently filed Memorandum Circular 2019-010, which opens 28 new Premium Point-to-Point (P2P) Bus Service routes, with all 28 routes distributed through 16 franchise packages and with each package being awarded to one applicant. The packages and their respective routes are: Package …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the local government of Naic, Cavite kick-started the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program in the municipality with the introduction of four 22-seater mini buses lent by the agency to local operators. The launch, which was held at the Cavite municipality’s Town Hall grounds …

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Calling all truck owners and fleet owners. The second edition of the Truckers Forum will be held on July 25, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center with the title ‘Delivering Goods Safely & Securely’ hosted by Manila’s leading truck association, the Haulers and Truckers Association in the Watersouth (HATAW), in …

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Russian truck and engine manufacturer Kamaz has just shipped the first lot of trucks to the Philippines under a memorandum of understanding signed by the Russian company and Lifetruck International Inc., its exclusive Philippines-based dealer, distributor and service center. According to a Kamaz press release, eight trucks consisting of the …

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Soon, passengers of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) would be able to use the hybrid electric train (HET) made by engineers of the Department of Science of Technology (DOST). In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday, February 21, DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said the HET …

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Puerto Princesa PUVMP

With the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) serving as the government’s largest transformational initiative to-date, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has opened two new routes  for it in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The two new routes are Puerto Princesa City to El Nido via the North …

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Lapu-Lapu City PublicUtility Vehicle Modernization Program

As the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continue to deliver world-class public transportation that is safe, convenient, environment-friendly, and dependable, new routes were launched in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu last Monday, February 18. Through the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the …

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Jeepney

Political advertisements are allowed to be posted on public utility vehicles (PUVs) such as jeepneys, buses and taxis as long as a permit is secured from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). In a statement yesterday, February 19, the LTFRB said operators should secure a permit for posting …

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P2P Bus Cainta to Makati

Commuters can now avail of a new premium point to point (P2P) bus service from Cainta, Rizal to Makati City, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The P2P buses of RRCG Transport with routes from Robinsons Cainta to Trasierra Street in Makati were launched last Monday, February 11. The …

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Hino Motors Philippines

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the official distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country, renews its commitment to extending Total Support to more Filipinos with its newly-opened dealership in Southern Mindanao, its first for the year. Located in Barangay Apopong right on the General Santos City national highway, Hino …

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