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Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

May. 3 | Passenger ships can only carry 50% of their capacity, the same load allowed for public utility vehicles such as buses and jeepneys during the general community quarantine (GCQ) period. These are just some of the rules contained in the Omnibus Public Transport...

Charging of landing, parking fees deferred to ease COVID-19 impact on PH airlines

Charging of landing, parking fees deferred to ease COVID-19 impact on PH airlines

Mar. 10 |   From left: Civil Aeronautics Board executive director Carmelo Arcilla, Manila International Airport Authority general manager Ed Monreal, Transport undersecretary Reinier Paul Yebra, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines director general...

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

Dec. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking at allowing private operators to run motor vehicle inspection systems (MVIS) for trucks and buses to hasten implementation of the system. Transportation Undersecretary for road transport and infrastructure...

House committee favors suspension of 15-year age cap on trucks for hire

House committee favors suspension of 15-year age cap on trucks for hire

Dec. 13 | The Lower House Committee on Metro Manila Development will ask the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to suspend its department order (DO) imposing a 15-year-old age limit on trucks-for-hire (THs) until such time the department’s new motor vehicle...

LTFRB: 15-year-old trucks may still renew franchise

LTFRB: 15-year-old trucks may still renew franchise

Nov. 25 | Philippine truck operators with units that are 15 years or older may still renew their franchise until June 30, 2020 provided the trucks pass a roadworthiness test, according to Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin...

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Nov. 14 | (Clockwise, from right) Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Department of Transportation OIC-undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez meet on Nov 14 to coordinate government...

House bill presses for merger of LTO, LTFRB

House bill presses for merger of LTO, LTFRB

Jan. 4 | A bill proposing to abolish the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) and consolidate their functions into one agency to be called the Land Transportation Authority (LTA) has been filed in the...

CTAP eyes Duterte meet in attempt to quash 15-year truck age policy

CTAP eyes Duterte meet in attempt to quash 15-year truck age policy

Aug. 13 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) is planning to seek an audience with President Rodrigo Duterte to raise its concern over a Department of Transportation (DOTr) order that effectively implements a 15-year limit on the...

Will We Learn to Share?

Will We Learn to Share?

Jul. 24 | Some call it a “battle”—a battle to save ride-sharing services Uber and Grab from the clutches of government.   It sounds dramatic, and deliberately so. The recent discussion over the place of such services in Philippine streets (or at least...

DOTr order effectively imposes 15-year age limit for trucks

DOTr order effectively imposes 15-year age limit for trucks

Jul. 16 | Trucking organizations are seeking a dialogue with government to discuss a new order by the Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) that effectively imposes a 15-year age limit on trucks-for-hire, saying no consultation was held for the order...