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Here are the bus operators you can lease shuttle vehicles from

You might need one for your employees during two-week MECQ

Does your company employ people who have no way of going to work? See list below. PHOTO BY VERNON B. SARNE

Yesterday, the Department of Transportation encouraged private businesses to rent or lease dormant public-utility vehicles (mostly buses, but also jeepneys and UV Express vans) in order to help their carless employees report for work during the two-week Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is even allowing said shuttle vehicles to operate without any special permit this time around—all the drivers have to show is a certificate or authorization letter issued by the company that’s leasing the PUV.

We just had one question yesterday that neither DOTr nor LTFRB could answer: How do interested business owners contact the operators of the PUVs?

Thankfully, DOTr today sent a list of both Metro Manila and provincial bus operators that are willing to rent out their vehicles. Share this with anyone you know might require transportation for their business.



Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist for 25 years. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. The rest, as they say, is rock and roll. He writes the column ‘Spoiler’.



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