3 weeks LTFRB allows reopening of 44 traditional jeepney routes in Metro Manila Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has recently reopened 44 traditional public utility jeepney routes, allowing 4,820 jeepney drivers to operate again in Metro Manila during the quarantine. With this "calibrated" reopening of traditional jeepney routes, the LTFRB said a total of 27,016 jeepneys had started plying 302 routes in Metro Manila. The number accounts for almost half of the 55,000 traditional jeepneys that were forced to halt operations since the quarantine started in March. Under Memorandum Circular 2020-058 issued by the LTFRB on Oct. 10, these are the 44 newly reopened routes: T161 Bagong ... more