By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com The suspension of the toll fee hike in South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) is a “temporary victory of the protests being lodged against it by motorists and the Filipino people,” George San Mateo, secretary general of alliance of drivers and operators Piston said as the Toll Regulatory Board’s (TRB) meeting ended Wednesday…
Broad Alliance Bats for Zero Toll Fee Increase, Govt Takeover and Subsidy of Toll Roads
By MARYA SALAMAT
Leaders and representatives of commuters, drivers, workers, transport workers and transport operators including pier-based truckers and bus companies, an association of independent oil companies and a legal expert banded together to oppose the impending toll fee hike.
Drivers to Protest Double Whammy of Impending Hike, VAT on Toll Fees
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Pointing to the public-private partnership in the development of the South Luzon Expressway as the culprit in the planned increase in toll fees, drivers’ group Piston warned that the planned hike plus the imposition of VAT on toll fees would trigger price increases as transport costs would likewise jack up.
KMU slams Palace defense of onerous SLEX toll fee hike
NEWS RELEASE 26 May 2010 Malacañang remains merciless up to the end with its defense of the onerous 300 percent toll fee increase at the South Luzon Expressway which will be implemented next month, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today. KMU said Deputy Presidential Spokesman Gary Olivar’s claim that the huge toll fee hike…