March 2, 2020 Monday – A Consultation meeting was held presided over by Gov. Al Francis Bichara together with stakeholders and transport groups at Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SPA) Session Hall.
The meeting was attended by Engr. Macario Pavia, Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator (PDOC); Dr. Cedric Daep, Albay Public Safety and Management Office (APSEMO); Engr. Vida Prollamante, Provincial Administrator (PA); Judge Jose Noel Rubio, Legal Officer; Ms. Lily Nicoleta, Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office (PCED), Engr. Neil Besana, (PPDO); Mr. Roderick Mendoza, APSEMO; Mr. Negildo Nunez, PPDO; Engr. Francisco Rom Sallena, PPDO, and Hon. Rey Bragais, Board Member 1st District of Albay. Also present were resource persons Engr. Jay O. Odiño of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and PCOL Atty. Wilson C. Asueta, Provincial Director, PNP Albay.
The agenda of the meeting was in line with RE: Formulation of Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) and discussion of Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) wherein the Local Government Units (LGUs) are required to formulate the LPTRP.