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Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the Philippines’ official distributor of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles, is featuring the Hyundai Modern Jeepney Class 1 in this year’s Roads & Traffic Expo Philippines from October 1 to 2, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center. Inspired by the President Rodrigo Duterte Administration’s ‘Build, …

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Not all transport groups are against the Jeepney Modernization Program. In fact, there are a handful  of “pro-modernization groups” that are against the strike that happened today. In fact, some even have a few words of advice to those who are joining: “Sa mga leader na ito, let us all …

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A national transport group spoke out against what they perceived as a significant price increase in modern jeepneys for sale, and urged the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to conduct a price monitoring activity on the market. Orlando Marquez, president of the Liga ng Transportasyon at Operators sa Pilipinas …

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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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Hino Modern Jeepneys

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) officially turned over Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP)-compliant jeepneys to two transport cooperatives yesterday, November 6, 2018. Twenty non-airconditioned units were awarded to the Taguig Transport Service Cooperative, while 13 airconditioned units were authorized to …

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Hyundai Modern Jeepney

If you haven’t been to the Hyundai Power Solutions Business Mobility Expo, which is on its last day today at the LausGroup Event Centre in San Fernando, Pampanga, now would be a good time to do so because on display at the venue is the prototype of the Hyundai Modern …

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So, which side are you on? Team LTFRB or Team DOTr? Here’s one thing we know for sure:  Senator Grace Poe is with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), because she’s the one who made the announcement for LTFRB Chairman, Martin Delgra. “‘Yun ang sinabi ni Chairman Delgra …

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Senator Grace Poe

Senator Grace Poe wants her colleagues to look into the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) when the Senate tackles the proposed budget of the agency. To this end, Poe has filed Senate Resolution 819, urging the Senate to conduct an inquiry into the program which …

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SETSCO PUV Modernization Program

A huge portion of the PHP3.757-trillion national budget for 2019–PHP447 million in all–will go toward upgrading the country’s public transport sector next year. “The fresh funding is on top of the P843 million allotted this year to support the program,” said Surigao del Sur 2nd district representative and House Committee …

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Modernized Public Utility Jeepneys

It seems like there’s no stopping with the deployment of modernized public utility jeepneys as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) deployed around 150 more units yesterday, June 20, at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. The DOTr led the Pasada Tungo sa Maunlad na Bansa where the modern PUVs were made …

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JMC Philippines, popular makers of refrigerated vans, aluminum vans, and other light trucks, unveiled on Friday, July 13, a prototype of its modern public utility jeepney at the Philippines Bus and Trucks 2018 Exhibition at the SMX convention Center in Pasay, Metro Manila. “We just launched it now and it …

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Operators of modern public utility jeepneys (PUJs) have filed a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) seeking for a PHP2 fare hike and a PHP1 “surge price” during rush hours amid the recent hikes in oil prices. The operators who are plying routes in Marikina and …

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Hino Modern Jeepney

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, showcased its modern jeepney prototypes at the Public Transport Modernization Expo organized by the Department of Transportation. Hino’s modern jeepney prototypes come in four variants: Hino 4 & 6 Wheelers for Class II & III …

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It’s clear as day: the government is hell bent on implementing the modern jeepney in the Philippines. They’ve already started taking out jeepneys that are 15 (or more) years older starting this month, which will continually be implemented in phases. Department of Transportation Undersecretary Thomas Orbos said that old jeepneys …

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Jeepney

Senator Grace Poe, the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services, is urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to compromise with transport groups on the rollout of the jeepney modernization program next year by allowing jeepneys that are over 15 years old to continue to operate, provided that these …

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