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As a vein that connects Batangas to different parts of the province as well as to different parts of Luzon Area, Batangas City established the Batangas City Grand Terminal where we can just jump off to destinations we want to go. From AUVs, Buses and Jeepneys, the grand central of South Luzon connects Batangenyos and tourists to different parts of Luzon.
Land transportation services in the city are readily available by bus, public utility jeepneys, privately owned cars and jeeps, and tricycles. For trips going to Metro Manila and neighboring provinces, the commuters can avail the public utility bus system, the largest of which is the Alps, The Bus Inc. which has 55 units followed by Triffman Liner which has 49 units of bus.
With the implementation of the City’s New Traffic Ordinance, public utility jeepney routes thru color and number coding scheme have been enforced. Parking areas and PUJ terminals have been designated for the different routes. With the devolution of power to grant franchise for tricycle operation from the Land Transportation Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to the Batangas City Government, tricycle operators can now apply for their franchise from the City’s Transport Development and Regulatory Office. Like the public utility jeepneys, tricycles plying in the Poblacion have also a color coding system and the franchises issued for CY 2001 were limited only to 1,000 units then increased to 1,570 for this year CY 2002 as approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod.
In an effort to address the worsening traffic problems in Batangas City, the city government has installed traffic signal lights at seven (7) intersections, which was implemented on March to May 1998 including the installation of one hundred twenty three (123) traffic signages. For CY 2001, the installation of a Central Control Television (CCTV) Camera along P. Burgos St. and Rizal Avenue and two (2) overhead Variable Message Signs (VMS) along the National Highway in Kumintang Ibaba and P. Burgos St. infront of the City Hall.
Source: Batangas City Government Website
Last Updated: November 12, 2013