2 weeks VP, lawmakers welcome easing of transport woes Manilatimes
Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo and two lawmakers welcomed the move to allow more passenger jeepneys, buses and other public transportation to ply Metro Manila. “Masaya tayo na iyong public transport, magkakaroon na ng mas marami, kasi ang dami na talagang nagtitiis — hindi lang iyong mga drivers, pero pati iyong mga pasahero (We are happy that there would be more public transport as a lot of people are suffering —not just the drivers, but also the passengers),” Robredo said during her weekly radio program on Sunday. She also proposed that “service contracting,” where drivers of public transportation are ... more