jeepney


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jeep·ney

 (jēp′nē)
n. pl. jeep·neys
A jitney bus used in the Philippines for public transportation.

jeepney

(ˈdʒiːpnɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in the Philippines) a jeep that has been customized and converted into a taxi
[C20: from jeep + jit(ney)]
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Raymundo Parcon, head of Iloilo City Loop Alliance of Jeepney Owners and Drivers Association (Iclajoda), said the proposed fare hike was up for review by the LTFRB central office for approval or rejection.
Jeepney (Filipino Crossover Cuisine) opens in Oslo, becoming the first Filipino restaurant in the scenic Frogner borough.
That afternoon, I took a jeepney ride from my mother's place in Tandang Sora back to Christ the King Seminary.
The DOTr will launch the Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) to determine the age of a jeepney and its roadworthiness.
A transport group leader has warned of another strike if the government goes ahead with its jeepney modernisation programme.
The transport strike might have forced Malacanang to suspend classes at all levels and government work on Monday, but the jeepney-modernization program, which a number of jeepney drivers and operators oppose, will still push through.
Summary: Operators announced a strike by their federation members in protest against a government programme to phase out the jeepney
The jeepney, a garish and lavishly decorated minibus widely used in the Philippines, may get a new lease on life thanks to Japan's Isuzu Motors Ltd.
on July 12th, he was traveling to the nearby neighborhood of Baclaran on a jeepney (a bus converted from a jeep) when Manuel Samson, 49, and his son Christian, 19, boarded the vehicle.
Among those who joined the two-hour protest held at the city center was Delfin Pinana, 57, who has been driving his jeepney since 1990.
Senator Grace Poe urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to submit its report and enlighten the public on the latest developments regarding the jeepney modernization program amid its planned roll out this year.
It is not the phaseout of the jeepney per se, the jeepney as a vehicle, as the concept of a commuter vehicle.