Tuesday, March 31, 2020


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Transport group protests new franchise consolidation memo

Transport groups in the Cordillera held a protest to assail Memorandum Circular 2019-066 issued by the LTFRB accelerating franchise consolidation, calling the order “deceptive and divisive.”

On Valentine’s Day, Piston calls gov’t heartless for jeepney phase-out

Members of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide slam the government over the jeepney modernization act, calling them "heartless" on a Valentine's Day protest in Baguio's Kilometer Zero marker.

PISTON slams DOTr “deception and blackmail” on PUV modernization

In a regional forum on PUV Modernization in Baguio City, PISTON slammed the Department of Transportation, saying the agency’s pronouncement to allow old jeepneys to ply their route beyond the June 30 deadline for the PUV Modernization Program is pure "deception and blackmail."

Ilocos Sur town allows trikes on highway pending clarification of DILG order

Santa, Ilocos Sur, officials keep sections of National Roads and highways within the town open to tricycles without legal repercussions while the town council awaits clarifications regarding DILG's MC 2020-036.

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).

Ti politikal nga ekonomia ti taxi ken ti nangina a plete

NI BRENDA S. DACPANO www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Ngimmaton ti plete iti taxi iti Siudad ti Baguio agsipud Marso, bulan a narugian ti panagpa-calibrate ti metro...

History of land transport in the Philippines (1/4)

Here we trace a brief history of Philippine transportation especially with the country’s entry into world commerce in the 19th and 20th century, and offer some insights about the patterns of growth of our transport system in the broader context of developing Philippine society and economy.

Piston hits “unfair, arbitrary and premature” garage inspection

Transport group Piston-Metro Baguio slammed the "unfair and baseless" garage inspection conducted by the Baguio City government, saying this move forces pressure on small PUV operators to adopt PUV modernization.

Youth groups slam fare hike, call for junking TRAIN law, oil tax

Kabataan Partylist condemned the additional burden brought by another fare hike along with the continuously increasing prices of goods and services and the intensifying economic and political crisis in the country.

Ilocos Sur towns move to allow trikes on national highways

To make the target of the DILG order banning tricycles on national highways clear to both law enforcement and the affected sectors, two towns in Ilocos Sur create ordinances regulating tricycles-for-hire in their respective areas.

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.



Tugon ng inaapi at gutom na mamamayan, #ProtestFromHome sa Lambak ng Cagayan

Tumugon ang Cagayan Valley sa pambansang panawagan na #ProtestFromHome at sa gitna ng malawakang lockdown ay pinatunayan ng ilang mamamayan na maraming paraan upang iparating ang mga hinaing at makatarungang kahilingan sa pamahalaan.