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Major transport groups will stage a nationwide transport strike on September 30 to demonstrate against the proposed jeepney and UV Express vehicle phaseout next year. According to ABS-CBN, the proposed plans are part of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program that was spearheaded by the Land Transportation Office …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has turned over 16 units of its modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) to the Sampol-Bulac-Santa Maria-Meycauayan -Transport Service Cooperative (SBSMM-TSC). The formal turnover was held at the Activity Center of the City Hall Annex in Barangay Sapang Palay Proper in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan province. …

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At least 800 individuals in Metro Manila have signed on for the newly-launched ‘Tsuper Iskolar,’ a Department of Transportation (DOTr) initiative tasked with preparing the participants in their transition into the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). The participating individuals trooped to the Muntinlupa Sports Complex in Tunasan, Muntinlupa …

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The municipality of Lucban, the thriving ‘art capital town’ in Quezon province most famous for its colorful Pahiyas Festival, can now also boast of its own modernized fleet of public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will transport its visitors and residents in safety, comfort, and convenience. In a formal turnover ceremony …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the local government of Naic, Cavite kick-started the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program in the municipality with the introduction of four 22-seater mini buses lent by the agency to local operators. The launch, which was held at the Cavite municipality’s Town Hall grounds …

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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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In support of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), a fleet of 33 modern jeepney units were rolled out by Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) to two transport groups in Taguig. Some 13 air-conditioned jeepneys were turned over to the Pateros-Fort Bonifacio Transport Service and Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TSMC) while …

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It seems the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising Board (LTFRB) are actually in sync to implement the PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP). “We shall continue with the PUV Modernization Program. For the sake of this country, let us have political will. No delays, no postponement, let us …

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SETSCO PUV Modernization Program

The Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), one of the biggest projects of the Duterte administration, gathers solid momentum and goes full swing as 484 transport cooperatives have formed within a year of the program’s implementation. These new cooperatives have officially submitted their application to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) …

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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

In a press conference for the 2nd Philippine Auto and Parts Expo (PhilAPEX) held on Friday, July 27, Marissa Concepcion, manager of the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy-Project Management Office (CARS-PMO), said that local vehicle manufacturers are set to supply 140,000 out of the 200,000 units or 70 percent of the …

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Modern Jeepneys

A total of 15 modern jeepneys of the Senate Employees Transport Cooperative (SETSCO) will begin plying the Star City-Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) to Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) route with stops at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)-Senate and SM Mall of Asia …

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Jeepney

Most of us have probably ridden a jeepney. For some, jeepneys are the mode of transportation to get to and from their workplace or school. In my case, jeepneys are one of my means of transpo when I was in college–it’s quite hard to budget my allowance if I regularly …

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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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EFI-MYEG PH Joint Venture

Elmer Francisco Industries (EFI) (formerly Francisco Motor Corporation) signed a joint-venture agreement with technology service provider I-Pay MYEG Philippines Inc. (MYEG Philippines) to provide its Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS) designed for the Francisco Passenger Jeepney (FPJ) electric jeepney. The integrated ticketing system will utilize multi-payment platforms that allow instant …

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