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Tests will only be done on all consenting and volunteering passengers
In areas under Alert Level 1 and 2
The government eased up on public-transport restrictions a few weeks back by bringing the operating capacity of PUVs back up to 70% and removing the plastic-barrier requirement. The loosening up continues, as members of the vulnerable population are now allowed
There are no medical findings that support their continued use
Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that public utility vehicles (PUVs) may return to plying routes at 70% capacity beginning November 4. This, however, isn't the only change commuters can expect when they head out on Thursday.The agency
From there, the agency will implement a gradual increase
The Department of Transportation's (DOTr) proposal to increase the capacity of public transport vehicles in the capital has been approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.According to the agency's latest statement, it
The agency will defend its proposal to the IATF on Thursday, October 28
In addition to the cash aid that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will be handing out to PUV drivers, the agency also wants to help these people cope with the rising fuel prices by increasing the PUV passenger capacity in the metro.
Starting August 25
The Cebu government's message to PUV drivers and conductors is clear: Put on a personal air purifier, or face the consequences.According to a report by SunStar Cebu, PUV drivers and conductors caught without the wearable device will be issued a
Here we go again
Well, here we go again. Metro Manila and a handful of other areas are shifting back to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). This development comes following the official arrival of the COVID-19 Delta variant in the Philippines, so mask up and avoid
Let’s hope this doesn’t fall on deaf ears
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) wants public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to know that cyclists and pedestrians have priority over their trips when it comes to road usage.In a Facebook post, the agency shared the contents of its
Have you used this?
Commuters, take note: If you plan on taking any public utility vehicle (PUV) during the COVID-19 pandemic, you better have the StaySafe app installed on your smartphone.In a Facebook post, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced that
The DOTr will “strictly enforce” the policy
The required distance between passengers in all forms of public transport shall remain at one meter, Presidential spokeperson Harry Roque confirmed on today, September 19."Nag-desisyon na po ang Presidente kahapon (September 18). Ang desisyon po ng Presidente, mananatili po ang
Their licenses will be confiscated
Drivers of public utility vehicles who violate social-distancing measures in their vehicles will have their licenses confiscated, the chief of the country's security force on COVID-19 said today, September 18."The point is, if ever there is violation na
There’s still a place for this icon on our streets
One of the more common back-and-forths you'll see online regarding the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) push for public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization revolves around the jeepney's status as a Filipino icon.On one hand, PUV modernization proponents
The LTFRB made the clarifications during a recent hearing
Here's some good news for commuters in the metro: Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin Delgra has just announced that UV Express vehicles and traditional jeepneys will be allowed to resume operations in the capital starting next week.
An initial 308 units will serve 15 routes in Metro Manila
An initial 308 modern jeepneys will hit the road again beginning today, June 22, as confirmed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board via its Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023, released on June 19. The 308 units will cover 15 routes
All 21 of them
Carmakers and other businesses have been opening their doors to customers as majority of the country transitions to general community quarantine or modified general community quarantine.Hino Motors Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the country, has also
Is this the way?
To say that Metro Manila's public transportation is strained as authorities try to combat the spread of COVID-19 is a massive understatement. Yesterday, the first day of general community quarantine in Metro Manila, many commuters were left confused and helpless
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