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Dionisio Abude, chief of Davao’s City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) has said that the Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) system will soon operate around the clock pending the approval from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). PHABS, which is currently being operated by a private bus …

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When super typhoon Yolanda made landfall in Tacloban in November 2013, not may outside of the city know that one of the sectors to begin operating soon after was the public transport, specifically the 45 solar-powered jeepneys supplied by the Star 8 Green Technology–the precursor of today’s Public Utility Vehicle …

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Provincial buses will be exempted from the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP)–also known as the ‘Number Coding Scheme’–on May 10, Friday, and May 14, Tuesday. In a statement, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday, May 8, announced that the traffic scheme will be suspended on those days …

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P2P Bus Cainta to Makati

Commuters can now avail of a new premium point to point (P2P) bus service from Cainta, Rizal to Makati City, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The P2P buses of RRCG Transport with routes from Robinsons Cainta to Trasierra Street in Makati were launched last Monday, February 11. The …

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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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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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Jeepney

As the Department of Transportation (DOTr) reaffirms its commitment to modernize the country’s public utility vehicle transportation system with its new Omnibus Franchising Guidelines, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara wants the Senate to look into the program after transport groups called for its deferment. “While the PUV modernization program is integral …

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Jeepney

Metro Manila will soon have modern, more environment-friendly public utility vehicles (PUVs) as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to sign the omnibus franchising guidelines for public transportation before the end of the month as part of the agency’s efforts to “to modernize PUVs.” “The Omnibus Franchising Guidelines will be signed before …

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