PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to streamline allow processing and to make sure the immediate supply of assist to move employees, the company’s new chairperson mentioned.
“Tatlo lamang ang utos sa atin ng ating Pangulo para sa ating ahensya: padaliin ang proseso dito sa LTFRB, siguraduhin ang agarang pagbibigay sa ating mga driver ng anumang tulong ibibigay sa kanila at isaalang-alang palagi ang kapakanan ng ating mananakay (We’ve been given three directives: to streamline processes, to make sure assist is delivered to drivers, and to take care of commuter welfare),” LTFRB Chairperson Cheloy Velicaria-Garafil mentioned in a press release.
Republic Act No. 11032, or the Ease of Doing Enterprise and Environment friendly Authorities Service Supply Act of 2018, requires authorities companies to simplify procedures to cut back purple tape and expedite all transactions.
Ms. Garafil, a lawyer and a former journalist, mentioned the LTFRB “will hear, research, and work with everybody right here and in addition our stakeholders on how we will higher enhance our companies.”
“We’ll try to seek out that stability and that win-win resolution. Maraming trabaho ang gagawin natin (a lot work must be accomplished) and the times will probably be lengthy however I promise you I’ll make it simple and thrilling for everybody,” she added.
Transportation Secretary Jaime J. Bautista instructed reporters in a televised likelihood interview that his division will prioritize highway transport.
“’Yung transportasyon, napakalaking company. However sa nakikita namin ngayon, ang bibigyan natin ng prayoridad ay ang highway transport (Transportation is an enormous company, however proper now we’re inclined to prioritize highway transport),” he mentioned.
“Nakikita ko na ang malaking problema ay nandito sa highway transport (It’s the phase of transportation that has huge issues),” he added.
He mentioned he will probably be reviewing the applications of the LTFRB to be according to this aim.
“It’s about time that we act as quick as doable in order that we will handle the issues and problems with highway transport,” he added.
He additionally famous that the Division of Transportation beneath the Marcos administration goals to rework the transport trade and make it conform to world requirements.
“We should concentrate on modern methods of shifting passengers and items. Our mantra shall be accessible, inexpensive, snug and secure transport service all through the nation.”
“With vital transport points mounting every single day, we will probably be beneath shut scrutiny (as as to whether) we will present fast options. And LTFRB, amongst others, is on the frontlines of offering options.”
The LTFRB is at present fielding petitions from public utility automobile operators and drivers for fare hikes because of the gas disaster and the implementation of the jeepney modernization program. — Arjay L. Balinbin