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Poe warns DOTr of budget cut over PUV modernization issues

Posted on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 09:49 AM | No Comments
  Senate Committee on Public Services chairperson Senator Grace Poe has warned officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) of a possible cut in next year’s budget if they fail...

No transport strike despite class suspension – transport groups

Posted on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:59 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Malacañang has suspended classes from all levels in both private and public schools in Metro Manila on Tuesday. Based on the memo circular, this is to avoid students...

90% of PUJs in Laguna join transport strike

Posted on Monday, 19 March 2018 11:32 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Many passengers were stranded in various parts of Laguna due to the massive transport strike conducted by Southern Tagalog Region Transport Organization-Piston (Starter-Piston) on Monday. Tricycles temporarily replaced jeepneys as a...

Piston to hold transport strike on Monday

Posted on Thursday, 15 March 2018 09:37 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) will once again voice out their objection to the government’s jeepney modernization program through a transport strike on...

DOTr to consider grievances of drivers, operators on the Jeepney Modernization Program

Posted on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Some transport groups have once again expressed their concerns on the implementation of the Jeepney Modernization Program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) next year. They claim...

Drivers, operators to stage a 2-day protest in December

Posted on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 11:53 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – No to Jeepney Phase Out Coalition and the group Piston are set to conduct a massive transport strike and protest rally against the government’s Jeepney Modernization Program...

PRRD tags militant groups as CPP’s legal fronts

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:29 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte calls some of the militant groups in the country as legal fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Among the groups the President named are Piston,...

President Duterte open to dialogue with transport strikers — Malacañang

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 06:09 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to talk with transport groups who are against the modernization program of public utility vehicles (PUVs). This after the two-day nationwide transport...

5,000 driver-operators to join second day of protest – Piston

Posted on Monday, 16 October 2017 11:45 PM | No Comments
In Luzon… Passengers were caught stranded in Laguna on the first day of the nationwide transport strike, Monday. The Santa Rosa local government has prepared trucks to aid stranded passengers...

Piston claims strike paralyzed 90% of jeepney operations, LTFRB disagrees

Posted on Monday, 16 October 2017 09:22 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Thousands of drivers and operators of jeepneys have stopped plying their routes, Monday, to participate in a massive transport strike organized by transport group Piston. The transport...