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Commuters going to Zapote from Alabang and vice versa will feel relieved that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has now deployed additional jeepneys on the route, and they’re solar-powered, to boot. The LTFRB, along with South Metro Transport Cooperative and Star 8 Green Technology Corporation, launched an …

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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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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now accepting new applications for Certificates of Public Convenience (CPC) for operators of air-conditioned taxi services, specifically for 5,000 units that will run in Metro Manila and in its adjacent provinces like Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal. However, one cannot just …

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Angkas

Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas scored a major victory as the House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles (PUVs). House Bill 8959 or the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act,’ which consolidated six legislative proposals, defines motorcycles-for-hire …

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Bus Terminal

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has directed public utility vehicle (PUV) operators to implement stricter security measures in terminals following the deadly twin blasts in Jolo, Sulu over the weekend. “The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board are directing all PUV operators …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are opening 20 new Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) routes to improve the flow of traffic to and from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). Under Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-005 that the LTFRB recently released, 10 …

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Heads of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) received some rebuking words from Senator Nancy Binay regarding the slow distribution of ‘Pantawid Pasada’ cards. The Senator highlighted that the distribution was moving at a snail’s pace, and this, along with the successive …

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eSakay e-jeepney

Solidifying a new era in public transport, a partnership between the national government, local government units, and the private sector has been formed to launch “a new developmental route” for e-jeepneys under the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). Together with the Land Transportation Franchising and …

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Angkas

On January 14, House Bill 8822 or ‘An Act Allowing the Use of Motorcycles as Public Utility Vehicles’ was filed by Rep. Ruffy Biazon of the Lone District of Muntinlupa at the House of Representatives which seeks to amend the provisions of Republic Act 4136 (RA 4136) or the Land …

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LTFRB logo

A Cebu bus company found itself in the crosshairs of public attention after a Facebook photo went viral showing one if its buses bound for Bantayan, northern Cebu with passengers lying flat on the floor. The image, which went up on the social network on Saturday, January 5, caused quite …

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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has called for the immediate action of MWM Terminals, Inc., concessionaire of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), to comply with its Concession Agreement (CA) and implement recommended improvements for a more efficient operation of the country’s first ‘landport.’ In a letter dated December 18, …

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Angkas

There is hope yet for motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas. Amid the implementation of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) pending the final ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on law enforcement operations against motorcycles for hire, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade wants to form a Technical Working Group …

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Angkas

The operations of motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas has been suspended once again, this time by the Supreme Court (SC), after it handed down a temporary restraining order (TRO) based on a petition filed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The …

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