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LTFRB: GV Florida buses get plates back this weekend

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it would comply with the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) directing it to lift the suspension order on the entire fleet of GV Florida Transit, whose bus figured in an accident that killed 14 people in February.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Some Makati, eastern Metro jeep drivers overcharging passengers


Some jeepney drivers plying certain routes in Makati and the eastern part of Metro Manila are taking advantage of their passengers by charging them fares higher than those indicated in the fare matrix issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Suspension of bus firm in Tado Jimenez’s death lifted

This unit of the GV Florida Transport Inc fell off a ravine on the morning of Feb. 7, 2014, landing at a small farm in Barangay (village)Talubin, Bontoc town in Mt. Province. The bus came from Manila. The accident killed 14 people, including 2 foreigners and comedian Arvin “Tado” Jimenez whose remains were driven back to Manila on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/Inquirer Northern Luzon

The Court of Appeals has lifted the six-month suspension of G.V. Florida Transport Inc. which the government imposed following the accident in February that killed 15 people, including the comedian Arvin “Tado” Jimenez.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No need for IDs, MRT ticket to ride Makati shuttles


Passengers availing themselves of the free shuttle service provided by the Makati city government from a Metro Rail Transit station in Quezon City to the Makati central business district are no longer required to buy an MRT ticket and present a company ID.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Transport group wants new fines deferred

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A transport organization for UV Express units is seeking the deferral of Thursday’s implementation of significantly higher fines and penalties for operators of public utility vehicles, saying more information was needed from a yet-to-be-completed study by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica).

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »