Cebu News Digest: Jan. 13, 2015: LTFRB studies cutting taxi, bus fares; Ex-mayor Soc, Mayor JVR clash over budget cut; Mayor Rama vetoes some budget items

CUT TAXI FARE. There is a petition to cut taxi flagdown rate to P30 from P40 and the charge for succeeding 300 meters to P2.50 from the current P3.50. (Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Jeffrey James Pacres)

After jeepney fares were slashed to P7 in Central Visayas, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will now look into cutting the fares for taxis and buses. In Talisay City, former mayor Soc Fernandez and Mayor Johnny de los Reyes exchanged stinging words over the cut in the budget for the mayor’s office.… Continue reading Cebu News Digest: Jan. 13, 2015: LTFRB studies cutting taxi, bus fares; Ex-mayor Soc, Mayor JVR clash over budget cut; Mayor Rama vetoes some budget items