Rappler's latest stories on PUV modernization program
Among the scrapped programs is the Tsuper Iskolar initiative, which provides free skills training for displaced drivers and operators
Amid criticisms, DOTr Secretary Tugade says they are ready to dialogue, but will not consider canceling the program
Of the 85,000 modernized jeepneys needed by the end of the transition period in July 2020, only 2,595 are in operation
Despite contradicting statements from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Piston claims high participation rates in Rizal, Alabang, Navotas, Davao, Southern Tagalog, and Angeles, Pampanga
Transport groups will again protest the government's public utility vehicle modernization program, but Malacañang says the program is 'long overdue'
Senator Grace Poe asks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board not to 'brush aside transparency and due process' for drivers in implementing the modernization program
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade instructs the Office of Transportation Cooperatives to fast-track the approval of accreditation applications for the program
Under pressure from senators and transport leaders, LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra agrees in principle to postpone the program scheduled in March 2019
The bank will provide funding for 5 units dubbed Bagong Jeep, which will seat 24 and come with a speed limiter, CCTV camera, GPS, dashboard camera, and automated fare collection system
Prototypes of environment-friendly vehicles with safety features are showcased at an expo for the PUV modernization program
Dubbed as 'Sumbong Bulok, Sumbong Usok,' the platform is available on Inter-Agency Council for Traffic's Facebook page for concerned citizens to send reports via Messenger
(UPDATED) Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says public utility vehicles that pass the motor vehicle inspection system still have to be replaced so they will be Euro 4- or Euro 5-compliant
The groups condemn the 'illegal and arbitrary' arrest of transport leader George San Mateo on Tuesday, December 5. Senator Grace Poe says it's even 'unclear what exactly San Mateo violated.'
'The Duterte government and the transport agencies have been exposed... hence their efforts to stifle the movements against [the PUV modernization program],' says Kadamay
What are the specifications of the modern jeepney, and how will they improve passenger safety?
Watch the briefing live on Rappler on Thursday, October 19
Based on the update sent by the LTFRB, only some parts of Central Luzon and Calabarzon are affected by the strike
The Department of Transportation shows what the updated jeepneys will look like
(UPDATED) Piston says the strike will continue on Tuesday, October 17, in all Metro Manila cities and 20 provinces
(UPDATED) The DOTr says it is not true, as Piston claims, that jeepneys will be phased out and that only corporations will benefit from the modernization program
Watch the midday newscast with Acor Arceo
Transport groups hold the two-day transport strike – the third staged this year – to oppose the government's jeep modernization program
Transport group Piston says a million Filipinos in the PUJ industry would be 'displaced' if the jeepney modernization program pushes through
Several commuters took to social media the lack of public transport available on Monday, October 16, due to the transport strike
(UPDATED) What are the contingency plans for the two-day nationwide transport strike?
The Department of Transportation questions the motives behind transport strikes, and also denies that the PUV modernization program is 'anti-poor'
Bagong Alyansang Makabayan says only companies with millions of pesos in capital can afford the proposed 'fleet management system'
PLDT says this will help bus operators comply with the government's plans to modernize the country's transport system
Public utility vehicles stage a two-day transport strike in protest of the government's modernization program
The Department of Transportation signs a memorandum of understanding with the Development Bank of the Philippines to provide loans to PUV cooperatives for the purchase of new vehicles
The House of Representatives committee on transportation warns the Department of Transportation may be rushing its implementation of the Public Utility Vehicle modernization program
The Department of Transportation plans to phase out old PUVs make changes in the franchising system update routes and provide training for drivers