Jeepney fares cut OK’d

Operators to collect new fares on Monday
50-centavo fare cut to begin on Monday – LTFRB.

The riding public will enjoy a 50-centavo reduction in minimum fare of jeepneys plying Metro Manila roads starting next week.

Jeepney operators and drivers yesterday agreed to lower the minimum fare from R7.50 to R7 for the first four kilometers in a “post-Valentine’s gift” to ease the burden of the public.

The provisional 50-centavo fare reduction in Metro Manila jeepneys was reached during a meeting between President Arroyo and several officials of public transport groups in Malacañang.

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