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land, sea, air transportation

Group protests jeepney phase-out anew

Jeepney drivers and small operators in the city staged another protest on Wedsnesday, December 5, against the impending phase-out of jeepneys under the public utility vehicles modernization program of the government. The activity was part of the nationally-coordinated action initiated by Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper at Operaytor Nationwide (PISTON).

Tsuper, operators sa Ilocos dumalo sa konsultasyon kontra jeepney phaseout

VIGAN CITY — Halos isang daang mga tsuper at jeepney operators mula sa tatlong probinsiya ng rehiyon ng Ilocos ang dumalo sa magkakahiwalay na pulong-konsultasyon kaugnay ng programang jeepney phase-out. Ginanap ito sa La Union, Ilocos Sur at Ilocos Norte noong Agosto 20,21 at 23 sa pangunguna ng Anakbayan Ilocos at Kilusang Mayo Uno-Cordillera.

BIR, Transport reach compromise penalty

City public transport operators will still have to pay a “compromise penalty” to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Cordillera after the agency’s failure to collect the quarterly income tax return (ITR) of transport operators for the past ten years.

Drivers petition for jeepney fare hike

As taxi rates across the city shot up, a group of jeepney drivers and operators along with several individuals petitioned the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to raise the current rate of P8.50 for the first four kilometers to P14.00 for the first four kilometers. The current P1.40 per succeeding kilometer was earlier proposed to be raised to P2.00 but the petitioners left it to the board to decide on the matter.

Baguio truck ban exempts flower delivery

BAGUIO CITY — Three trucks that will be ferrying flowers to Metro Manila this Valentine season are exempted from Baguio City’s truck ban from February 9 to 14.

Taas pasahe ng PUV sa Cagayan, epekto ng bagong TRAIN law

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela — Sinalubong ng batikos mula sa mga mananakay at mga tsuper ang biglaang taas-pasahe na ipinatupad ng ilang ruta ng PUV sa Cagayan pagkatapos ito aprubahan ng Land Transportation Regulatory and Franchising Board (LTFRB).

The crucial role of public transport

As generally understood, public transport refers to various modes of transportation that have the following common attributes: (a) they are readily available to the general public; (b) they usually (but not always) run along fixed routes with defined stops, with passenger fares set accordingly; and (c) they usually (but not always) run based on a scheduled timetable.