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Modern Jeepneys

The Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP)has earned the support of ‘all’ the existing operators in Central Visayas (Region 7), a Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional official said. Retired Col. Eduardo Montealto Jr., regional director of LTFRB-7, said the effort in consolidating all …

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MetroExpress P2P

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has opened seven new Premium Point-to-Point (P2P) Bus Service Routes which will originate from the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan to seven different destinations to the north and south. 1. Philippine Arena – ClarkRoute Length: Approximately 75.8 kilometersAuthorized Units: 15One-Way Fare: PHP300 …

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The anti-colorum personnel of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-Region 3 are now covered with insurance policies in case of unfortunate incidents arising from their jobs. A signing of the enforcers’ insurance policies took place yesterday, September 9, at LTFRB-3’s Glenn Zaragoza Multi-Purpose Hall at the Diosdado Macapagal …

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Modern Jeepneys

The government is pushing for the entry of affordable modern jeepneys in the market in a bid to fast-track the implementation of the flagship Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Atty. Martin Delgra III, chairperson of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), said the agency and the Department …

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The leadership of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to follow the order of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA). The said order from ARTA, as soon as the transport regulator will comply, shall automatically approve all applications for Transport Network Vehicle …

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LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin Delgra III is expected to explain his side on the complaints hurled at him by TNVS groups. Delgra has been ordered by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) to air his side within three days to shed light on the issue. “We …

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Grab Philippines welcomed the government’s move that allows hatchbacks within the 55,000 units in the TNVS master list to operate as public transport. This came after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) leadership ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the said vehicles run on the conditions …

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The group of transport network vehicle services (TNVS) operators and drivers, expressed dismay over the dialogue initiated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday. During the dialogue at the LTFRB office, the Laban TNVS group—one of the parties that staged the transport holiday on Monday, July …

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Grab Driver

Transport network vehicle service (TNVS) drivers and operators held their ‘transport holiday’ yesterday, July 8, by holding a 12-hour ‘offline’ stop operation. From 6 AM to 6PM, protesting TNVS drivers belonging to Laban TNVS also warned the government that there could be similar events in the future. According to the …

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Hino Motors Philippines

Truck maker giant Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), participated in the first Modern PUV Caravan held at the Clark Economic Zone in Pampanga, Thursday, July 5. Being one of the pioneer participants of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program, it joined the government initiative dubbed as ‘Arangkada ng Pagbabago …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has said that the ‘transport holiday’ scheduled on Monday, July 8, should be reconsidered. LTFRB chair Atty. Martin Delgra III made the appeal to Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) operators “in the interest of the commuting public.” Various media outlets–including CARMUDI PHILIPPINES–have …

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Militant labor groups Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) and the Pinag-isang Lakas ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON) slammed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) move on banning provincial bus stations along EDSA. In a joint statement, both groups also called on the Supreme Court to move in …

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Grab Philippines expressed firm belief that despite the opening of 10,000 new slots for transport network vehicle service (TNVS) units, the demand is still not enough. During a press conference, Grab Philippines President Brian Cu said that local demand is high and that servicing the current numbers is difficult as …

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Transport network giant Grab Philippines clarified that it has not yet implemented its supposed policy that would post certain fees on ‘unreasonable cancellations’. Grab PH Public Affairs Manager Nicka Hosaka made the clarification following the meeting with other TNCs and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday, …

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An executive director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) was recently suspended for alleged corruption. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a 90-day preventive suspension against LTFRB Executive Director Samuel Jardin last April 3. The order also include a formal charge against Jardin for …

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