Articles about Jeepney

Most routes previously serviced at Park Square have been relocated here
Along with other fare reductions
After the Department of Transportation (DOTr) proposed recently the lowering of public transportation fees, the measure is now official after the government's approval.ABS-CBN News reports that come April, the minimum fare for traditional jeepneys traversing Metro Manila will be
DOTr wants to make it nationwide
The Department of Transport (DOTr) might have mentioned details regarding a certain proposal for public transport vehicles. This comes from the Philippine Star, citing a recent news item from GMA News. The said proposal was aired March 14, 2023.According to the
And it only costs P1.3 million without the A/C
The jeepney, whether you like it or not, has become a cultural symbol of the Philippines-and as news of the PUV modernization program (PUVMP) being met with pushback continues, one transport group has come forward with a modern jeepney that might
The strike was supposed to last the entire week
Transport groups earlier this week called for a week-long strike in protest of the government's PUV modernization program, or what's more commonly called the jeepney phaseout.Today, transport groups Manibela and Piston have called an early end to the
Moving the deadline is not enough for them
We're at the start of the jeepney phaseout strike, and the some of the participating transport groups are making their intentions clear from the start. For them, it's not enough that the deadline for consolidating their jeepneys, some of them
The Senate recently adopted a resolution calling for the deadline’s deferment
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently extended the deadline for the jeepney phaseout from April to June this year. However, there's still a strong pushback from commuters, lawmakers, and of course, drivers and operators. In fact, a jeepney
Transport groups to stage ‘tigil pasada’ starting next Monday
About a week ago, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced a new deadline for the total phase out of traditional jeepneys. That date was set for June 30, 2023, following several extensions that the agency gave prior. But despite
Is this the deadliest deadline?
Last February 8, 2023, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced that it will extend the deadline for the total phase out of traditional jeepneys to a later date. Prior to that, the agency set the deadline on March 2023
The grace period was supposed to end by April
It's been years since the PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP) kicked off. The goal was to phase out traditional jeepneys (and other public utility vehicles) that are at least 15 years old and transition to more modern and more eco-friendly units.
The driver allegedly failed to yield right of way to a pedestrian
It looks like it's a busy start for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) this year. The LTO has now released its statement regarding a recent incident in Parañaque City involving a jeepney driver and a pedestrian.The agency has now
This is in addition to the revived motorcycle lane
A chaotic thoroughfare is a hazard for everybody-motorists, riders, and pedestrians alike. On a highway as wide as Commonwealth Avenue? A lack of organization isn't just dangerous. It can be deadly.In hopes of bringing some semblance of order to
What are your thoughts on this idea?
Filipino commuters may be in for more expenses if local transport groups get their way.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has bared that it received a proposal to impose rush hour surge pricing for traditional and modern jeepneys.The
Do you take this often?
The UP Ikot is one of the main arteries in the state university's transportation scene, serving as a vital mode of transportation not just for the institution's staff and students, but for visitors as well.That said, the service's
Prepare your wallets
This is bad news for commuters-but frankly, we all saw it coming.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is gearing up to approve major fare hikes for public utility vehicles next week. This news follows reports of a sizable
This is for all regions of the country
Weeks after a P1 provisional fare hike for jeepneys in NCR and Regions III and IV was approved, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now rolling out further increases.Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum jeepney fare across the
In an effort to improve traffic flow
Traffic jams aren't just limited to Metro Manila, you know. It's a common problem for urban centers across the entire country-including Angeles City in Pampanga, which will soon ban public utility jeepneys (PUJ) from entering major roads to address
Easier said than done
At the rate local fuel prices are going up these days, it's hard to blame public utility vehicle (PUV) operators and drivers that take a step back from plying routes. Authorities, though, are appealing to jeepneys to take one for the
The minimum fare is now P10
The Land Transport Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a P1 provisional fare hike for public utility jeepneys operating in the National Capital Region (NCR), Region III, and Region IV. The increase, which brings up the minimum jeepney fare to P10
It doesn’t look easy
The next time you're bummed and sweaty inside a jeepney on the way to work or school, remember: The person behind the wheel is stuck there for the entire day trying to earn a living.Kapuso actor Dingdong Dantes recently got
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