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Starting Wednesday, May 8, jeepney commuters in Central Visayas will see their minimum fares go up by at least 20 percent. This after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved a proposal for the provisional fare increase in the region. The proposal was signed into resolution by Board …

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Jeepney

On October 18, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved the fare hike for both public utility jeepneys and buses, raising the minimum fare for the former from the provisional PHP8 to the permanent PHP10 while for the latter, the minimum fare of regular or non-airconditioned buses increased …

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Jeepney

After warning public utility jeepney drivers and operators that they can’t charge the recently-approved PHP10 minimum fare if they don’t have the official fare matrix issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), the agency finally began issuing the aforementioned document yesterday, November 5, to 2,356 drivers and …

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Jeepney

While the PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) was supposed to go into effect yesterday, November 2, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is asking jeepney operators and drivers to hold off on charging the new fare until the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued the …

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Jeepney

The new PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) takes effect today, November 2. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) though is warning PUJ operators and drivers that they can’t charge commuters with the new fare if they don’t have the new fare guide issued by the …

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With the announcement that the new PHP10 minimum fare for public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in the National Capital Region and Regions 3 and 4 will take effect starting tomorrow, November 2, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will ask the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to review the fares …

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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently gave Filipino commuters a double whammy by approving the fare hikes for both public utility jeepneys (PUJs) and buses (PUBs) on the same day, October 18. The jeepney fare hike for the National Capital Region and Regions 3 and 4 under …

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Can the government lessen the commuter’s heavy burden by subsidizing the PHP5 to PHP7 fare increase in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT1)? Apparently not, says the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade. “We don’t believe in subsidy. If you want to have business with government, there should …

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LTFRB Aileen Lizada

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) member Aileen Lizada filed on Friday, August 31, a case before the Office of the Ombudsman against three staff members of LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III in relation to a proposed fare hike for the Iloilo province. The case stems from a PHP2.50 fare …

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In what may be considered long overdue, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has begun recalibrating and resealing taxi meters in compliance with the fare adjustment the agency approved in October 2017. The recalibration and resealing of the meters is being conducted in a facility of the Manila …

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LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra

Aside from the recently approved PHP1 peso fare hike for jeepneys that saw the minimum fare increase from PHP8 to PHP9, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is also looking at fare hike petitions from other transport groups, including buses and UV Express vans. Some of the fees …

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Grab Philippines Brian Cu

Grab Philippines Managing Director Brian Cu said that his company has shifted from providing incentives to subsidies dished out to partner-drivers.   In an interview, Cu that the shift was made from rebates to subsidies after the net commission of drivers had gone “as low as 12 percent, which is …

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Jeepney

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a provisional fare increase of PHP1 peso for the first four kilometers for public utility jeepneys plying routes in the National Capital Region and Regions 3 and 4. The fare increase was approved last night, July 4, during the board’s …

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At least 29,000 taxis will have their meter re-calibrated to reflect the approved fare hike, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said on Friday, June 22. With the hike, taxis will now charge P13.50 per kilometer on top of the P40 flag down rate. A P2 per minute …

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Following the fare hike petition jointly filed by three different bus operators’ associations a few days ago, HM Transport, Inc. filed yesterday, February 15, a petition to also increase its fare as well. HM Transport operates the Airport Loop of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City, from the …

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