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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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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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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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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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