Roque, in a Facebook live video answering questions from Palace reporters, said that the Palace will first communicate with DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade to see if it is possible to do away with the fare increase
In the petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, the groups cited higher oil prices from the new tax reform program, higher cost of spare parts, and an increase in toll fees among the reasons for the request for fare increase
With the 58 to 110 percent fare increase
, the base fare and time charge will remain P40 and P2, the company said.
The findings come as the fare increase
for 2020, expected to be around 3%, is announced today.
A fare increase
need not follow the new round of fuel tax hike imposed on oil products this month, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) told the public on Wednesday as jeepney transport groups pushed for a review of the current fare rate.
They could have adopted the Transport Select Committee's recommendation to effectively defer the fare increase
for six months in the worst affected places - and nowhere in the entire country has been worse affected than Slaithwaite.
Peak time season tickets and anytime day tickets in Scotland are now 3.2 per cent more expensive while the off-peak fare increase
has been capped at 2.2 per cent.
Before the series of fuel price decreases, the LTFRB has approved a PUB fare increase
in and outside Metro Manila.
Group asks LTFRB to revoke bus, fare hikes amid fuel price rollback !-- -- (philstar.com) - November 13, 2018 - 10:31am MANILA, Philippines A commuter group urged the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board to revoke the newly approved minimum bus and jeepney fare increase
in the wake offuel price cuts.
The Board also granted a provisional fare increase
of P1 for commuter buses in Metro Manila, and an additional P0.15 per kilometer charge for provincial buses.
THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) will ask the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to review the recent fare increase
for public-utility jeepneys (PUJs) in light of movements in world oil prices.