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Transport groups seek P2 hike in jeepney fare

Five transport groups are seeking an increase of P 2.00 in jeepney fare.

They filed a petition with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday.

If their request is granted, the jeepney fare will increase from the current P 8 to P 10 for the first four kilometers of the trip. 

The plea covers fare in Metro Manila and Regions 3 and 4.

The petition was filed by FEJODAP, ACTO, LTOP, ALTODAP and Pasang Masda.

They cited as reasons increases in pump prices, cost of spare parts and even minimum wage.

Topics: transportation , jeepney , fare , LTFRB
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