Bus firms suspend Manila-Pampanga trips | Inquirer News
Close  

Bus firms suspend Manila-Pampanga trips

/ 03:30 PM August 03, 2021

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga—Passenger bus firms plying the Metro Manila-Pampanga routes suspended their operations on Aug. 2 to 15 upon the request of the Pampanga government.

Among these are Victory Liner, which confirmed this through an advisory Monday on its Facebook page.

ADVERTISEMENT

The bus firm said it had temporarily stopped its Cubao-San Fernando City (Pampanga) trips.

On July 30, Pampanga Gov. Dennis Pineda wrote a letter to Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Region 3 director Ahmed Quizon requesting “the temporary cessation of operations of the provincial buses plying from Manila to the province of Pampanga effective August 2, 2021.”

FEATURED STORIES

Pineda also asked Quizon to ensure that passengers of buses passing by Pampanga on their way to and from Bataan province would not alight in any part of this province.

The governor said his request was in line with the surging COVID-19 cases in different parts of the country and detection of the Delta variant.

Pampanga requires a negative result of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction or antigen test from residents of other areas before they could enter the province.

lzb
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Metro Manila-Pampanga routes, Pampanga, passenger buses, Regions, Transportation
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

News that matters

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.