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Stranded commuters

Local transport groups led a jeepney strike on Monday, February 27, to protest what they believed to be the phase-out of 15-year old jeepneys. George San Mateo, the president of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) partylist that led the strike, reports that they managed to paralyze …


Transport strike in QC

In response to the nationwide strike staged by transport group Stop and Go coalition yesterday, February 6, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved a one-peso fare hike for public utility jeepneys. This puts the jeepney base fare at P8. In addition, the LTFRB also ordered reverting the …


Woman holding smartphone looking at uber app

Here’s a quick question: What’s the difference between a regular cab and an Uber/Grab taxi these days? None — if you’re talking about problems that many people have had with these companies recently. It seems that the app-based Transport Network Companies (TNC) that operate Grab and Uber taxis are experiencing …