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History of land transport in the Philippines (2/4)

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.

Tigil-pasada sa CV, matagumpay

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.

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.

Editorial: Operators, drivers, commuters unite

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-Benguet joins nationwide transport strike

BAGUIO CITY – Hundreds gathered in Baguio City today, October 16, to protest the impending jeepney phaseout.

Kilos protesta laban sa phase out ng PUVs sa CV

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...

Tigil-pasada sa Cagayan, protesta laban sa PUJ phaseout

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.

Operators protest jeepney phase-out

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.

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Matagumpay dayalogo ng LTFRB, mga tsuper at operaytor sa CV

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.

LTFRB in CAR making a killing in franchise rates

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.

Piston support GPh-NDFP peace talks, calls for release of detained coordinator

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.



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.