The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) releases guidelines on the implementation of “no vaccine, no ride/no entry on public transportation in the National Capital Region (NCR) effective January 17, 2022.
LTFRB Memorandum Circular Number 2022- 001
The Guidelines can be found in the LTFRB Memorandum Circular Number 2022- 001 with the subject: Guidelines on the Access to Public Land Transportation Services for the Vaccinated Population in the National Capital Region under Alert Level No. 3 or Higher, Pursuant to Department of Transportation Department Order No. 2022-001 approved by LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III.
According to the guidelines, only fully vaccinated individuals who prove their identity (ID) and vaccination status can receive a ticket or ride on public transport.
A person is considered fully immunized in the following cases:
(a) two (2) weeks after the date when the second dose was administered in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; or
(b) two (2) weeks after the date when the single-dose vaccine was administered, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.
The “No Vaccination, No Ride Policy” shall NOT apply to the following:
a.) Persons with medical conditions that prevent full COVID-19 vaccination, as evidenced by a duly signed medical certificate with name and contact details of the physician and
b) Persons who will procure essential goods and services, such as but not limited to food, water, medicine, medical devices, public utilities, energy, work, and medical and dental necessities, as evidenced by a duly issued barangay health pass or other appropriate proof of support and justify such travel.
LTFRB has issued such orders to assist the public in preventing the widespread of Covid-19 and ensure the safety of public transportation in the country. Its widespread implementation in the NCR is expected on Monday, January 17.
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