June 21, 2024

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Transport fares scaled down in Naga City

Photo: Naga City Govt

The Naga City Government in Camarines Sur has now imposed the new public transport fare reduction for Public Utility Trimobile, Electric Tricycle, Taxicles and Padyaks (pedicab), effective October 1, 2022.

Pursuant to Ordinance No. 2022-071, any regular, special trimobile, and PUVs mentioned above are allowed only four passengers.

Its regular fare rates now P13 per rider, previously P15 for the first three kilometers.

Discounted fare for students, persons with disabilities, senior citizens and solo parents is now P10.50 from P12.

Padyaks (pedicabs) are allowed two passengers only with regular P10 fare and P8 for discounted passengers.

The LGU requires qualified passengers to present their updated identification cards to avail the discount.

The ordinance also provides the following penalties for any driver or operator who refuses to comply with the matrix: 1st offense, P2,000; 2nd offense, P3,500; and 3rd offense, P5,000.

The government enjoins the public to report any violations to public safety office hotlines 0908-885-3000, 0963-220-9700, or 0908-525-3000.

Photo: Naga City Govt