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  • The fight continues: PISTON successfully launched a nationwide strike

    The fight continues: PISTON successfully launched a nationwide strike

    PISTON launched a nationwide transport strike on November 20 to 22 to protest the ongoing implementation of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). The strike came ahead of the December 31 deadline for the application for franchise consolidation. THE ISSUES Under the franchise consolidation requirement of the PUVMP, jeepney operators are being forced to…

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  • ‘Tuloy ang welga’: PISTON pushes through with second day of strike

    ‘Tuloy ang welga’: PISTON pushes through with second day of strike

    The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)’s failure to respond to the concerns of drivers and operators has bolstered PISTON’s resolve to continue its transport strike against the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). The group remains steadfast in its demand to remove the December 31 deadline for franchise consolidation, eliminate the franchise consolidation…

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  • Support the strikes vs PUVMP!

    Support the strikes vs PUVMP!

    PISTON stands in solidarity with the drivers and operators who are taking part in the transport strikes and protests starting October 16, 2023. We believe that any militant action is a significant contribution towards the advancement of the people’s interests. This is particularly true when it comes to promoting a pro-people public transportation system, which…

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  • PISTON welcomes call to suspend PUVMP

    PISTON welcomes call to suspend PUVMP

    PISTON welcomes Senator Grace Poe’s call to suspend the PUV Modernization Program in light of the recent allegations of corruption in government agencies implementing the program. We stand in solidarity with all transport workers in exposing the corruption present in government agencies. Our struggle extends beyond fighting corruption and includes challenging the domination of foreign…

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  • Ang Pasada Special Issue No. 1 2023

    Ang Pasada Special Issue No. 1 2023

    Ang Pasada is the official quartely publication of PISTON. Read the 1st 2023 Special Issue of Ang Pasada

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