Even if a jeepney is over 15 years old but still complies with roadworthy requirements, it should still be given the chance to operate.
Senate Committee on Public Services
Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday questioned the timing of the release of the arrest warrant against jeepney drivers and operators group PISTON president George San Mateo.
Senator Grace Poe on Saturday offered to "lend an ear" to transport groups who were planning to hold a two-day strike next week to oppose jeepney modernization.
Senator Grace Poe on Sunday urged Malacanang to certify as urgent the bill proposing to grant President Duterte “emergency powers” to finally address the worsening traffic in the country.
The MRT may have to stop operating for the safety of passengers, Senator Grace Poe said on Thursday (Nov. 16).
Senator Grace Poe intends to realign some of the budget allocations of government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) to more "worthy causes" or social services.
The Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI) risked the lives of thousands of MRT commuters every day and deceived the government and the riding public when it tried to supply incompatible and unreliable parts to the Metro Rail Transit (MRT).
Senator Grace Poe finds merit in the sentiment of jeepney operators and drivers that the phase-out of jeepneys must be done “gradually.”
Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday vowed to advance the interest of millions of Filipino mobile prepaid subscribers as she pressed for longer validity periods for prepaid loads.
SENATOR Grace Poe is urging the government to be more open in adopting new technology and "forward-looking" in addressing the needs of commuters.
Motorists may soon enjoy a reprieve from renewing every three years their driver’s license as the proposed bill extending its validity to five years, or even 10 years, is awaiting the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Senator JV Ejercito wants to act as “referee” between the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS) such as Grab and Uber.
The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the bill seeking to extend the driver's license validity to five years will be "reasonable" unlike the anti-distracted driving law, Sen. Grace Poe said Thursday.
Senator Grace Poe said Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales should explain why she left out former Transportation Secretary Jun Abaya MRT from the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) maintenance contract mess she filed with the Sandiganbayan.
Sen. Grace Poe on Monday expressed optimism that her proposed emergency powers bill will hurdle interpellation when the Senate resumes its sessions in May.
Senator Grace Poe has reminded telecommunications firms send text alerts to its subscribers who will be affected by typhoon Nina, which is expected to make landfall on Christmas Day.
The emergency powers to President Rodrigo Duterte to solve perennial traffic problem should have
Senator Grace Poe is looking at passing a measure seeking to give extraordinary powers to President Duterte by December, vowing to hold marathon hearings to immediately address the traffic mess in Metro Manila.