Base fares for air-conditioned city buses are now at P15
The transport sector has been clamoring for fare hikes ever since fuel prices started skyrocketing. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) already started preparing for it last month, and now, it's finally happening.The LTFRB reportedly approved today a
The right move?
Some big news today regarding Metro Manila's no-contact apprehension program: The Philippine Supreme Court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the measure's implementation.In a brief released to the media earlier today, the Supreme Court said that
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
There will be no NCAP
Face-to-face classes are officially back. As a result, the streets are now busier than ever, with more motorists, commuters, and pedestrians out and about in Metro Manila.Government agencies have been making the necessary preparations leading up to this week.
Just in time for the return of face-to-face classes
Just in time for the return of face-to-face classes next week, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has allowed the reopening of 133 pre-pandemic routes for various public utility vehicles on August 22, 2022.The 133 PUV
Some good news
Some welcome news for Metro Manila's commuters today: The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that free rides on the EDSA Busway will continue until December this year.This update comes following the approval of the agency's
The chairperson also pointed out certain improvements that could be made
Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairperson Cheloy Garafil recently rode the EDSA Busway in the hopes of understanding the current situation of public transport in Metro Manila. Now, the head of the agency has released an official statement on her
Is this real life?
It looks like both the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are following through on their respective heads' willingness to commute like common folk.A week ago, it was transportation secretary Jaime Bautista who boarded the MRT-
The cost of mobility continues to rise
When fuel prices rise, the rates at the pump aren't the only ones that go up. Remember: It's a domino effect, and the cost of mobility as a whole is affected.Last week, we reported that local taxi drivers and
Fuel prices are getting out of hand
If you think private motorists are having a hard time dealing with rising fuel prices, just imagine what it must be like if your livelihood depends on driving a car.In a recent interview with CNN Philippines, Philippine National Taxi Operators Association (
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
Have you experienced this?
We understand that money's tight. With the way gas prices are going and potential tax hikes on the horizon, it's understandable that many are now trying to find way to earn a little extra income. We have to say, though,
It should be easier to book rides soon
How has your ride-hailing experience been ever since Metro Manila shifted to Alert Level 1? If you've been having a difficult time booking rides, your life might soon become a whole lot easier.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (
Despite reports saying otherwise
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has once again addressed the issue of window hours for provincial buses within Metro Manila.In a statement, the agency said it has received reports of deputy presidential spokesperson Michael Ablan saying provincial bus
What a mess
The implementation of this new window-hour operating scheme for provincial buses has been off to a messy start. Last week, massive crowds and stranded commuters at bus terminals became a common sight.Surely, there must be something wrong with the system.
Provincial buses were only supposed to operate 24/7 in the metro until April 19
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has already made some clarifications regarding the operation of provincial buses in Metro Manila. Now, it's the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) turn to say its piece.In its latest advisory, the
How much are you paying for rides these days?
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is making it clear: Overcharging is a big no-no, even with the way fuel prices are surging these days.The agency recently cracked down on overcharging jeepneys in Quezon City and Pasig City,
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