LTFRB tells transpo operators: Plant trees before acquiring franchise

 

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has mandated applicants of franchise to plant trees in a bid to boost the government’s reforestation program.

In a statement, the LTFRB said the mandatory tree planting for public transportation operators starts on December 1.

Under its memorandum issued last Nov. 20, the agency revealed the following rules for tree planting:

Those applying for a certificate of public convenience with at least 10 units. LTFRB said one unit is equivalent to one tree.
Those applying for extension of CPC validity must plant trees. Every unit is also equivalent to one tree.

LTFRB said transport…

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