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4,820 more PUJs allowed to operate, 44 additional routes opened in NCR

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 09:18 AM October 13, 2020

BACK BEHIND THE WHEEL More jeepney drivers are expected to resume their routes. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

(Updated: 11:43 a.m., Oct. 13)

MANILA, Philippines — Forty-four additional jeepney routes and 4,820 public utility jeepneys units were allowed to resume operations over the weekend, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Tuesday.

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In a statement, LTFRB said there are currently 27,016 total jeepney units and 302 routes that opened in Metro Manila since the general community quarantine first took effect in June.

Here are the 44 jeepney routes that reopened on Oct. 10, Saturday:

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  • T161 Bagong Silang – SM Fairview via Maligaya
  • T162 Bagong Silang Kaliwa – Robinsons Fairview Zabarte
  • T163 Balintawak – Camarin via Susano
  • T164 Balintawak – Lagro via Novaliches
  • T165 Balintawak – Novaliches via Quirino Highway
  • T166 Kiko Camarin – SM Fairview via Maligaya Park
  • T167 Malinta – Malolos, Bulacan
  • T251 Aurora/Lauan – Quezon Memorial Circle
  • T252 Angono – Araneta, Cubao
  • T253 Binangonan, Rizal – Marcos Highway
  • T254 Buso-Buso – Marikina
  • T256 EDSA Shaw Blvd. – Morong
  • T257 EDSA Shaw Blvd. – Tanay
  • T258 Marikina – Pinugay
  • T3137 Arroceros – Project 7 via España
  • T3138 Baclaran – Blumenttrit via L. Guinto, Sta. Cruz
  • T3139 Baclaran – Blumenttrit via L. Guinto, Quiapo
  • T3140 Baclaran – P. Campa via L. Guinto
  • T3141 Balintawak – Blumenttrit via A. Bonifacio
  • T3142 Balut – Divisoria
  • T3143 Cubao – Remedios via Quiapo, L. Guinto
  • T3144 Dagat-Dagatan – Divisoria Ilaya via Lapu-Lapu Ave.
  • T3145 Dapitan/Delos Reyes – P. Campa via Dimasalang
  • T3146 Dapitan – Pier South via Del Pan
  • T3147 EDSA/Shaw Central – Kalentong/JRC
  • T3148 Frisco – Vito Cruz via Mabini, Quiapo
  • T3149 Malanday – Pier South via McArthur Highway
  • T3150 Malanday – Recto via F. Huertas, Oroquieta
  • T3151 Malanday – Sta. Cruz via F. Huertaz, Oroquieta
  • T3152 Cubao (Mercury) – Roces/Super Palengke
  • T413 Alabang – FTI via South Super Highway
  • T414 Baclaran – Moonwalk via Quirino
  • T415 Baclaran – Nichols via CAA
  • T416 Baclaran – Zapote (Las Piñas)
  • T417 BF Homes Subd. – Ikot via Vinmrt (Sucat) Term
  • T418 Brgy. Ayala/Alabang – Alabang Market (vice versa)
  • T419 Alabang – Balibago
  • T420 Alabang – Biñan, Laguna
  • T421 Alabang – Carmona
  • T422 Alabang – GMA
  • T423 Alabang – Langgam, San Pedro
  • T424 Pacita Complex – Sucat, Parañaque
  • T425 Talon – Molino Bayan

The LTFRB, likewise, gave assurance to commuters that the agency will continue to add more routes and units in public transportation.

“Tinitiyak ng LTFRB na patuloy ang pagbubukas ng mga ruta para sa mga Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) upang matugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga pasahero sa gitna ng pandemya,” read the statement.

(The LTFRB ensures that it will open more routes for PUVs so that we can respond to the needs of passengers amid the pandemic.)

Aside from PUJs, the LTFRB also returned the following units and routes in PUVs:

modern public utility jeepney – 48 routes and 845 units
public utility buses – 34 routes and  4,016 units
point-to-point bus (P2P) – 34 routes and 387 units
UV Express – 76 routes, 3,263 units
taxi – 20,927 units
transport network vehicles services (TNVS) – 24,356 units
provincial bus –  12 routes and 286 units
modern UV express – two routes and 40 units

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