Category Archives: bus

Davao City wants more subsidy for jeepney operators to be affected in new bus system

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 March) – The head of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) here is set to meet with officials from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in Manila on Friday to negotiate for a higher government subsidy for jeepney operators who will be affected once the implementation of the High Priority […]

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GenSan wants DOST’s electric ‘train’ to help ease traffic

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 March) – In a bid to ease the city’s traffic problems, officials are pushing for the temporary deployment here of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT), a “40-meter long train-like bus.” City Councilor Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee […]