A weekly update on the latest developments in local motoring centering on the country’s transportation concerns and traffic management issues in the Metro.
DOTr on PUV Modernization
One major transportation project that the Duterte administration is pushing
and hopes to implement soon is the PUV Modernization Program. Since the day
that it was announced, many sectors are airing their opinion about this
Former LTFRB or Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
Chairman, Asec. Dante Lantin, expresses his support for the government's
PUV Modernization Program, which is seen to improve the country's public
transport system through modernizing the PUVs.
With regard to the different opinions and feedbacks from the public,
motorists, as well as the PUV operators since the program launched, Asec.
Lantin stated that these are inevitable since there would always be pros
and cons to every matter.
Meanwhile, in connection to the events that have happened recently
concerning public transport, this is what the former LTFRB Chairman has to
Recently, many transport strikes have been happening in the metro, leaving
commuters late or were not able to go to work or school. Transport sector
and traffic government agencies should sit down and come up with a win -
win situation so to avoid these transport strikes. It is always the
commuting public who will suffer even more.