Transport strike affects Manila and Caloocan City commuters

Commuters are affected by the ongoing jeepney strike in Manila and Caloocan City.

Passengers taking jeepney rides along Pedro Gil and Leon Guinto Streets are among those who were stranded, as a result of the strike that started as early as 4 am on Monday.

The Land Transportation, Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) warns, the franchise of  jeepney drivers who joined the work stoppage will be revoked.

The agency and transport leaders are conducting a dialogue today on transport modernization.

Meanwhile, University of Sto. Tomas (UST) has suspended its classes as of Monday noon.

It cited the transportation problems its students and teachers are encountering as an effect of the strike.

Some jeepney organizations are protesting the planned phase out of old jeepney units.


Topics: transport , strike , LTFRB , jeepney , commuters
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