Transport strike forces class suspensions Monday | Inquirer News

Transport strike forces class suspensions Monday

/ 12:53 PM February 06, 2017
Transport Strike QC

Stranded passengers seen at Batasan, Commonwealth, Quezon City. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA / Philippine Daily Inquirer

The ongoing transport strike forced some universities and local governments in Metro Manila to suspend afternoon classes and office work.

  • University of Santo Tomas (UST) – classes and office suspended starting 12 noon
  • De La Salle University – classes at all levels and office work at Taft, Makati, and Taguig campuses starting 1:30 p.m.
  • College of St. Benilde
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran – classes suspended starting 2 p.m.; office work suspended from 3 p.m.
  • Malabon – afternoon classes suspended at all levels
  • Far Eastern University Manila – classes suspended starting 1:30 p.m.
  • Adamson University – classes at all levels and office work suspended starting 2 p.m.
  • University of the Philippines Manila – classes and office work suspended starting 3 p.m.
  • National University – classes suspended at 1:30 p.m., office work at 3 p.m.

A transport coalition group is protesting the planned phase-out of dilapidated jeepneys.

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According to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, 85 government vehicles, 50 motorcycles and two vessels would provide free transportation to stranded passengers while 100 private buses would charge minimal fares.

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