The bigger and more dramatic push was in building railways. In 1875, the Spanish government authorized a Manila committee to propose railways projects. Three lines were suggested, totaling 1,730 km of track: the Manila-Dagupan line (which was to be extended later to Laoag); the Manila-Bicol line, which would reach Albay; and the Manila-Batangas route that would reach Taal town.
SANTIAGO CITY — Nagwelga ang 335 na drayber ng pampasaherong jeep sa Cagayan Valley bilang pakikiisa sa pambansang tigil-pasada noong ika-16-17 ng Oktubre laban sa jeepney phaseout at pagkontrol ng mga monopolyong korporasyon sa pampublikong transportasyon.
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.
Why would the Filipino’s very own King of the Road take to the streets? Last week the militant organization of public utility vehicles (PUVs) declared a nationwide strike against the recently revised government proposal for transport modernization.
BAGUIO CITY – Hundreds gathered in Baguio City today, October 16, to protest the impending jeepney phaseout.
Ni EMIL DAGDAG www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO CITY — Naglunsad ng tigil pasada at iba pang kilos protesta ang mga tsuper at operators bilang tugon sa panawagan ng...
ABULUG, Cagayan — Naglunsad ng tigil pasada ang Lower Apayao Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association, Inc. (LAJODAI), noong June 20 bilang pagtutol sa jeepney phase-out at nakaambang pagkontrol ng malalaking korporasyon sa operasyon ng jeep at iba pang pampasadang sasakyan.
BAGUIO CITY — In an awesome turn-out, scores of public utility jeep (PUJ) operators and drivers of Baguio City and neighboring towns took to the streets, January 21, to protest the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s deceptive jeepney modernization scheme.
TUGUEGARAO CITY — Matagumpay na naglunsad ng dayalogo sa tanggapan ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Region 2 dito sa Tuguegarao City ang mga transport leaders sa pangunguna ng Piston-Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Associations (Cafjoda), Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers of Northeast Luzon - Isabela (Fejodanli) at Tsuffer Region 2 kasama si Ka George San Mateo, ang pambansang pangulo ng Piston noong Septyembre 13.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The regional office of the Land Transportation and Franchising Board in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has been making a killing in the illegal collection of franchise fees, with franchise applicants being charged as high as P200,000 for each unit.
BAGUIO CITY — The Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) Metro-Baguio supports the resumption of the long-stalled peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPh) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) that is scheduled on August 20 as they called for the inclusion of Virgilio Corpuz in the list of political prisoners to be released.