A TOTAL of 14 designs of jeepneys will be shown at Philippine Trade Center on October 12 to 13.
LTFRB spokesperson lawyer Aileen Lizada announced this last week during the Philippine Councilors’ League Convention held at SMX Convention Center at SM Lanang Premier.
She said jeepneys with entrance and exit on the side will be shown at the Philippine Trade Center.
"Wala na sa likod ang exit because if sa likod marami na po tayong aksidente na nangyayari pag nasa likod ang entrance at exit. Ang jeep lang po ang entrance ang sa likod, ang taxi on the side, buses on the side, UVs on the side, jeep lang po ang papatong ka sa daan para pumasok at bababa ka sa daan para mag-exit," she said.
Lizada added that under the public utility vehicle modernization plan, they intend to be environment friendly, convenient public vehicles.
She added that a total of 24 government, non-government office, and academe will partner together to make the modernization possible.
"The government will subsidize each jeep with P80,000 covering the equity of 5 percent," she said.
She added that they tied up with Development Bank of the Philippines and Land Bank of the Philippines for the implementation of the modernization program for the jeepneys.