DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade and local officials led today’s launching of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) in Northern Mindanao at SM City in Uptown Cagayan de Oro.
Officials also present in the event were Misamis Oriental Gov. Bambi Emano, Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno, Office of Transportation Cooperatives OIC Chairman Medel Afalla, LTFRB Region 10 Director Aminoden “Allan” Guro, heads of national government agencies in Region 10, officials from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the local government unit (LGU).
New routes and modern PUV units were also launched including Donsals Transport’s 35 new units of its 29-seater Business Class PUV which will ply the Initao-Cagayan de Oro route. Read link below.
Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno and Misamis Oriental Governor also gave messages during this morning’s event.
The PUVMP is a flagship initiative of the Duterte administration that envisions a restructured, modern, well-managed and environmentally sustainable public transport sector. The program also envisions drivers and operators to have stable, sufficient and dignified livelihood while commuters get to their destinations quickly, safely and comfortably.
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