Tuesday, March 31, 2020


Home Topic Transport Page 2
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).

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.

Kalinga Transport operators organize for their rights

The Kalinga Federation of Transport Operators and Drivers Association (KaFeTODA) was successfully launched last September 29, 2018 at the people’s gymnasium in Dagupan Centro.

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.

First Kalinga transport strike due to jeepney phaseout

By TMK www.nordis.net TABUK CITY, Kalinga — About 150 drivers, operators and commuters launched a protest action against the implementation of the jeepney phase out program...

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...

Editorial Cartoon


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.

Letters: Baguio traffic and the ASEAN summit

I was in Manila during the ASEAN Summit.The traffic solution in the Metropolis was to suspend classes and work, and it worked somehow for the traffic. However not totally a sound solution as Manila folks went up to Baguio and created horrendous increase in traffic and apparently not anticipated by the City Government.

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

The infamous Marcos era from 1966 to 1986, including the 14 years of fascist dictatorship, saw the further worsening of semi-colonial and semi-feudal system despite superficial indicators of economic growth. Viewed as factors for changes in the transportation system, the overall trends established in the past period continued. These include a fast-growing population and chaotic urbanization, the dominance of export-oriented production amid the exhaustion of frontiers, deepening semi-feudalism, and rural stagnation devoid of real industrialization.

History of land transport in the Philippines (3/4)

The early post-World War II or pre-Marcos period (1946-1965) saw basically the continuation and intensification of the semi-feudal socioeconomic system in the whole country, under the neocolonial setup and the acceleration of “growth trends” (actually the seeds of crises) that emerged before the war. In this section, we focus more specifically on the impacts of urbanization as seen in Metro Manila, and the impacts of the nationwide expansion of roads and motor vehicles.



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.