12 provincial bus routes to open in Central Luzon, Calabarzon

MANILA, Sept 28 (Mabuhay) — A total of 12 modified provincial bus routes would be opened in Central Luzon and Calabarzon starting September 30, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced Saturday. Under Memorandum Circular 2020-051, the buses...

QCRTC stops DOTC, LTFRB from issuing permits to operate Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – operations under Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) without a certificate of public convenience (CPC). In a nine-page order, QCRTC Judge Santiago Arenas issued the 20-day restraining order against the implementation of Department of Transportation...

20-day TRO issued vs. operations of Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a 20-day temporary restraining order against the operation of transportation network vehicle service (TNVS) without certificate of public convenience or franchise. The TRO issued by RTC Branch 217 puts a...

Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Isang buwan lang.” Former traffic czar Romeo Maganto on Saturday said he can solve the worsening traffic situation on EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila within a month. Maganto, a retired police general, was appointed traffic czar during the Ramos...

Palace official acknowledges efforts of HPG, MMDA to ease traffic congestion

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras on Wednesday acknowledged the “hard work and continuous efforts” of the Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority for working together to address the traffic...

LTFRB chief: Premium Taxi not meant to compete with Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Premium Taxi service that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is proposing is not meant to compete with the likes of Uber and GrabCar, an LTFRB official said Friday. LTFRB executive director Roberto Cabrera said, “May mga lumalabas na...

LTFRB ban on old school service vehicles to push through

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday said it will implement the ban on 15-year-old school services when classes start this June. LTFRB chair Winston Ginez said he is not inclined to grant another year of extension despite...

DOTC creates new public utility vehicle classification: the airport bus

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Passengers going to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will soon have another means of transport with the creation of Airport Buses under a new public utility vehicle (PUV) classification created by the Department of Transportation...

LTFRB to regulate Uber, other taxi apps

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board chairman Winston Ginez said they are planning to regulate taxi booking apps such as Grab Taxi, Easy Taxi and Uber. During a hearing of the House committee on transportation, Ginez said the draft order would...

E-jeeps get LTFRB authority for North Edsa-Katipunan route

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has issued a 90-day provisional authority to a cooperative to operate 13 e-jeeps plying routes in Metro Manila. LTFRB Chairman Winston Ginez on Monday posted images of the provisional authority granted to...
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