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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to implement measures to ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City. MMDA Edsa traffic chief Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija said Task Force Cubao-Makati (CubMA) was created amid the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte for travel time …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading maker and distributor of trucks and commercial vehicles, became the first to turn over Class 3 modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) to Metro Comet Transport Cooperative. This milestone was achieved last May 18, 2019 in front of the Municipal Hall of Rodriguez, Rizal. …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended for two weeks the planned implementation of a memo circular that limits UV Express vehicles to point-to-point (P2P) operations. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Assistant Secretary for Communication Goddes Hope Libiran said Memo Circular 2019-025, which abolishes the 2-kilometer radius from …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) must designate loading and unloading points for UV Express units to ensure ease of travel among passengers following the issuance of its latest directive limiting their operations on a point to point basis, a commuters’ welfare advocate said.  “Our suggestion is that …

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Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Chairman Atty. Martin Delgra III has signed Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-025 which orders all UV Express Service vehicles to “strictly operate on a point-to-point basis at their designated terminals on the route specified in their CPCs (Certificate of Public Convenience).” In short, UV …

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So, let’s say you bought a brand-new van because you plan to turn it into a UV Express van. You’ve registered the vehicle with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and you’ve applied for a franchise to turn it into a public utility vehicle with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory …

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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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LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra

Aside from the recently approved PHP1 peso fare hike for jeepneys that saw the minimum fare increase from PHP8 to PHP9, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is also looking at fare hike petitions from other transport groups, including buses and UV Express vans. Some of the fees …

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