It’s BALIK-PASADA for UPD jeepneys

(OCT. 29)—Starting Saturday, Oct. 31, all jeepney routes inside and passing through the UP Diliman (UPD) campus will be open to passengers on a limited capacity and plying new routes approved by the Land Transportation,  Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Oct. 2, 15 and 28, 2020.

The UP Ikot will now run clockwise from the Jacinto Portal beside the Centennial Dormitory, which it will traverse across the University Avenue to turn right at Magsaysay Ave, then turn left at Roces St., then right to Laurel St. It will turn right into Ma. Guerrero St. and then again into Magsaysay Avenue to reach the Magsaysay Portal to enter Katipunan Ave., where it will travel before turning right into CP Garcia Ave.

The UP-Katipunan route will start at Katipunan corner Aurora Boulevard to UP Diliman, U-turn at the slot in front of Magsaysay Portal, then proceed along Katipunan Ave. before turning right along CP Garcia Ave all the way to the corner of University Ave, then left at Jacinto St., right along Magysaysay Ave. left at Roces St., then right at Laurel St., then right at Ma. Guerrero St., left at Magsaysay Ave. going to Katipunan Ave. to return to Aurora Blvd.

The UP-Philcoa route will go from Balara/Katipunan Ave., right to CP Garcia Ave., left to Magiting St., right to Maginhawa St., right to Masaya St., right to enter the University Ave. It will then turn left into Jacinto St., right to Magsaysay Ave., left at Roces St., right to Laurel St., right to Ma. Guerrero St., left to Magsaysay Ave. exiting the Magsaysay Portal and right back to Katipunan Ave.

Jeeps plying the UP-SM North, UP-Pantranco and TOKI routes will temporarily ply their old routes until such time that the LTFRB issues new ones.

This will be in effect as the UPD administration in cooperation with the jeepney drivers continue to assess the on campus situation.

Metro Manila is still under general community quarantine until Nov. 30.

Posted: October 29, 2020 19:38