1,043 jeepneys, 221 provincial buses resume operations
The LTFRB also allowed 221 provincial buses to ply their routes today in seven routes.
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1,043 jeepneys, 221 provincial buses resume operations
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - November 18, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — At least 1,043 traditional jeepneys were allowed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to resume operations yesterday in eight routes in Metro Manila.

The routes approved by the LTFRB under Memorandum Circular 2020-073 are Evergreen Subdivision to Bagong Silang/Evergreen Subdivision to Philcoa, MCU to Recto via F. Huertias and Oroquieta, Pier South to Project 6 via España, Pier South to Project 8 via Quezon Avenue, Project 6 to T.M. Kalaw via Quezon Avenue, Project 6 to Vito Cruz via Quezon Avenue, Project 8 to Quiapo via Roosevelt Avenue and Project 8 to T.M. Kalaw via Quezon Avenue.

The memorandum circular dated Nov. 16 was signed by LTFRB board members Reynaldo Corpus and Joel Pernito. LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III is on leave.

The LTFRB also allowed 221 provincial buses to ply their routes today in seven routes.

The routes under Memorandum Circular 2020-051-C are Kalibo in Aklan, Malay in Aklan, San Jose in Antique, Roxas City in Capiz, Estancia in Iloilo, Iloilo City and Miag-Ao in Iloilo, all ending at the Sta. Rosa Integrated Terminal in Laguna.

The LTFRB said public utility vehicle operators need not secure special permits to operate, but they are required to use downloadable quick response or QR codes.

Drivers must also implement health protocols to protect passengers from COVID-19 such as wearing of face masks and regular disinfection of their vehicles.

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