Jeepney Minimum Fare Down by 0.50 Cents

Jeepney Minimum Fare Down by 0.50 Cents. To Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, and Calabarzon PUJ or Jeepney commuters, be it known that the minimum fare has just been rolled back to P8, effective today, May 15, 2012. This is as per latest LTFRB's board order. Since there have been several oil price rollbacks in the past, the agency had to declared its final decision over a standing fare hike of additional P2.



Here's what we can find in the said order, declared by the LTFRB board:

The petition praying for an increase (of) P2 from the existing P8 to P10 minimum fare rate for the first four kilometers and increase of 35 centavos from the existing P1.40 to P1.75 for every succeeding kilometer is hereby denied with finality..

…Finding that public service and convenience will be best served, the board hereby resolved, as it hereby resolves, to recall the provisional increase of fifty centavos per order dated March 20, 2012..

As reported here and abroad, oil prices fell further in the month of May amid easing of tensions over the eurozone’s political and economic problems

..they would withdraw the petition for fare hike if the prices of diesel went down to P45 per liter. (www.philstar.com/)

A condition in the March 20 resolution stated: ‘In the event of any future decrease in the oil prices to the P45 level in diesel fuel, the board shall recall, alter or modify this order to correspond with the demands of the public

I guess no more worries in looking for that nifty .50 cents in your coin purses or wallets now. Eight pesos (8) is now the minimum fare in the above mentioned regions, while it will be P7.50 for Visayas.

For related issues, might as well take note of the on going taxi flag down rate increase to P5o petition.

21 comments:

  1. ang mahal na ng pamasahe. I forgot how much was it when we wehre there in 2010. even the tricycle fare is a pain in the butt.

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  2. it's good to know that it's back to php8.00 than just having an extra 50 centavos more because it's somehow frustrating to know that sometimes walang sukli ang driver etc...

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  3. kami kasi need pasok subdivision jeep e.. so bayad kami 7.50 papasok.. not sure lang how much na now.. it's been 5 years pa lang naman.. pero ang nagmahal na lahat!

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  4. It's sad when I was young, fare was just 2.50 pesos and now this. Glad it rolled back to 8. It's just irritating when you have centavos along with your other coins. >.<

    G+ this!

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  5. How long will this fare price last?

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  6. Here in N.Ecija 8php naman ang pamasahe, di naman nagtaas dati. XD [o di ko lang napansin? hehe]

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  7. I don't use jeeps pero I'm updated with the prices and this post helps!! Great point and thanks sa update!

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  8. I remember when I was a kid the jeepney fare is Only 0.75 student fare! I was away for a while when I went back its already P8! Wow. Sobrang mahal na, with the salary of the regular workers now I don't really know how can they budget P16 pesos a day for transport. ;( sana bumaba pa ulit..

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  9. I am very happy about this, though it won't be useful to me anymore. I'm not taking jeepneys in commuting this coming school year so It won't be a big deal to me ..!! ( whaaa too bad to use PNR!! )

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  10. Wow!! I cant imagine how filipinos can cope with the jepney fares. Pabgobgo plg. Mhrp for laborers in philippines...

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  11. it's sometimes a hassle looking for 50 cents in your purse.. keep posted. :)

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  12. I hope public transport will always remain affordable for everyone. Times are hard and people have many expenses. I hope jeepney drivers also get other sources of income to supplement their meager income.

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  13. thanks for the information. i haven't taken a jeepney for decades now since i finished schooling and able to buy a car.it is good news there is a discount.i'm sure the 50 cents goes a long way!!

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  14. its been a long time since I took public transportation although my son does. and when he is in uniform, he gets discounts ;)

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  15. here in davao, la namang nagbago... still 8 pesos. mahirap talagang magbaba, ang alam lang kasi ng presyo ng bilihin e pataas... Yahweh bless.

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  16. Ang mahal na talaga ng pamasahe ngayon. .50 cents maybe a good relief to some passengers but i don't think the impact would be that great compared kung piso ang binawas nila. Thanks for the heads up.

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  17. This is GOOD NEWS to passengers but
    quite BAD to drivers... Anyways, everybody
    will benefit from this in one way or another.

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  18. I hope fuel prices would continue go down so fares would go down and everybody would be happy. :D

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  19. finally! kahit o.50 lang dinagdag before, laking factor pa din nun.

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  20. Honestly, haven't taken the jeep for many years now, well, not since I got held up by nasty robbers.. Gave me a phobia so I really don't know how much fare is too much :)

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  21. A couple of week past, I experienced a jeepney driver is still charging 8.50. The funny part is, his radio is tuned in AM channel, which are news being announced. Just as the moment he charged 8.50, the radio announcer said "Today, the minimum fare is back to 8 pesos". The announcer trails off. The driver shut his radio off. I whisper on his ear saying "Manong, 8 pesos na po ulit". The driver's face turned pale as he heard what I'd say.

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