The Cooperative Development Authority Regional Office I is headed by Dir. Josefina B. Bitonio joined the Lingayen Dagupan Transport Cooperative to launch its 38 Modernized PUJ Units under the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) today, 30 August 2021.
President Rodrigo Duterte, through the Department of Transportation, the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) in 2017 to make the country’s public transportation system efficient, safe, reliable, affordable, and environmentally friendly.
To create awareness to the public, the Lingayen Dagupan Transport Cooperative will provide “libreng sakay” courtesy of LTFRB of their 30 units that will ply the route from Dagupan City to Lingayen From September to December 2021 and another for eight units that will ply the route from Dagupan City to Sual. The modernized PUJ units are equipped with Euro-4 engines and accessories such as dashcams, CCTV, speed limiters, Automatic Fare Collection System (AFCS), and WiFi. (Maricel DG. Ruedas, CDS-II)