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Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly Asked Questions

  • New guidelines for issuing public-transportation franchises.
  • Public-transport services will be provided in accordance with the LGUs’ public-transport plans.
  • Routes are based on passenger demands and the existing road network.
  • Ensure that approved franchises have safe, comfortable and environmentally sustainable vehicles.
  • Department of Transportation (DOTr) aims to make public transport safe and enjoyable, reduce air pollution and to move more people efficiently.
  • Easier access to public transportation due to expanded network that connects different routes establishments.
  • More reliable, Less travel time Optimized routes.
  • Comfortable, spacious, clean and safe.
  • Increase ridership
  • Reduce traffic congestion
  • Accept more passengers
  • Reduce cost by sharing services (cleaning, repairs, and maintenance.
  • Easier to obtain fuel and spare parts at discounted rates.
  • Require collaboration among all involved parties.
  • Ensure proper and inclusive implementation.
  • Government agencies will work all together to facilitate this initiative, from preparation to transition and to implementation.
  • Appropriate cooperation from industry stakeholders and commuters.
  • Safety guidelines may significantly change the look of Jeepney to make improvements.
  • Will continue to operate for the next two to three years upon the issuance of the guidelines.
  • Operators can apply to operate new or modified routes introduced by local governments in their local public transport plans.
  • The moratorium on issuing franchises is lifted upon the released Omnibus Franchising Guidelines.
  • Colorum vehicles will be given the chance to apply for franchises.
  • Security of monthly salary and benefits
  • Reduced working hours
  • Safer for both driver and passenger
  • Less exposed to air pollution and other health hazards.
  • No, Small operators can consolidate to pool resources, meet minimum credit requirements and share the cost of operations and maintenance.
  • Modernization requires high capital costs but it is coordinated with the Department of Finance, Department of trade and industry and other financial institution in designing programs that will access better credit.
  • Improve the quality of public transport
  • Enhance the dignity and professionalism of drivers.
  • Jeepneys will not be phased out, but instead, modernized to provide better services to commuters.
  • It does not, "The DOTr is only providing basic guidelines for the vehicles to ensure that the quality public transportation is provided."