2 weeks DOTr: One-seat apart for PUVs MB |Biz
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday ordered all transportation sectors to implement the “one-seat apart” rule, operationalize more public utility vehicle routes and units, and speed up service contracting for buses and jeepneys to accommodate more commuters. This came after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his Cabinet approved the recommendations of the Economic Development Cluster (EDC) for economic recovery. Hence, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade directed the agencies to adhere to the agency’s Operation Plan (OPLAN) AIR (Add routes/PUVs, Increase speed/capacity, Reduce travel time) to increase public transport capacity. Tugade ordered the immediate adoption of the one-seat apart ... more