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Additional Routes to Open for LTFRB-CAR’s “Free Rides for Health Care Workers” Program

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-CAR) has announced the routes that will be added for the “Libreng Sakay Para Sa Mga Healthcare Workers” program in the City of Baguio.

The program providing free rides to all health workers in the city started on Tuesday, April 27, with its pioneer route traversing the Central Business District and major hospitals in the city.

Related: LTFRB-CAR To Offer 24/7 Free Rides for Health Workers Starting Tomorrow

As per Regional Office Order No. 2021-002, more routes will be added to the program contracting Modernized Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs), Modernized UV Express, and Tourist Transport Service (Vans) to offer free rides for the health care workers.

NOTE: As of posting, only the free ride for health workers in the Central Business District (CBD) Route is operational while awaiting the submission of requirements of operators for the listed routes.

Routes to be Added

Below are the routes for the free ride for Health Care Workers Program. Identified routes must traverse to hospitals. Any additional route/s or number of units released in succeeding Regional Office Orders will be updated here.

Identified RoutesRoute StructureType of ServiceNumber of UnitsStatus
Pico-Puguis- Housing LinePines City Doctors Hospital (PCDH) - La Trinidad Rd - Benguet Provincial Nat'l Rd.- Pico- Lamtang Rd. - Buyagan Rd. - Benguet Provincial Capitol - La Trinidad Rd. - Pines City Doctors HospitalTourist Van4
PCDH-Acop-Tublay LinePCDH - La Trinidad Rd. - Benguet Provincial National Road- Benguet Provincial Capitol - Shilan - Tublay DEPED District Office and vice versaPUB3ACTIVE
Dontogan LineBaguio General Hospital (BGH) - Ben Palispis Highway- Dontogan - Santo Tomas Police Checkpoint - Ben Palispis Highway -Crystal Cave - Baguio General HospitalTourist Van4ACTIVE
Balacbac-Bakakeng LineBGH - Bakakeng Road- Balacbac- Balacbac Feeder Road - Ben Palispis Highway - BGHACTIVE
Atok Trail - Kias - Camp 7 LineBGH - Baguio Medical Center - Camp 8 - Camp 7 - Loakan - Atok Trail - Kias - Atok Trail - Scout Barrio - Hillside - Military Cut Off - Baguio Medical Center - BGHTourist Van4
Mines View - Gibraltar LineMines View - Outlook Drive - V.L. Romulo Drive - Pacdal - Navy Base - Leonard Wood Rd. - General Luna Rd. - Bonifacio Rd. - Upper Bonifacio - City Lights Hotel - General Luna Rd. - Leonard Wood Rd. - Pacdal - Gibraltar - Mines ViewTourist Van4
San Luis - Asin - San Carlos LineKm. 6 Asin - San Carlos - Elpidio Quirino Highway - F. Yandoc St. - Chuntug St. - Benjamin Salvosa Drive - Shanum St. - Abanao St. - Quirino Highway - San Luis - Km. 6 AsinTourist Van4
Irisan LineIrisan Jeep Parking Area - Elpidio Quirino Highway - Irisan Fire Station - Cooyesan Plaza - F. Yandoc St. - Benjamin Salvosa Drive - Shanum St. - Abanao St. - Elpidio Quirino Highway - Cooyesan Plaza - Irisan Fire Station - Irisan Jeep Parking AreaTourist Van4ACTIVE
City Camp - Quarry - Lourdes LineShanum St. - Cariño St. - R. Palma St. - Queen of Peace Rd. - Dominican Rd. - Dominican Brgy. Hall - Dominican Hill Rd. - Dominican Brgy. Hall - Queen of Peace Rd. - Lower Rock Quarry Barangay Hall - City Camp Rd. - Otek St. - Shanum St.Tourist Van4
Fairview - Guisad LinePinsao Health Center - Tacay Rd. - Easter School Rd. - Buhagan Rd. - F. Yandoc St. - Shanum St. - Abanao St. - Elpidio Quirino Highway - Escoda St. - Fairview Brgy. Hall - Ferguson Rd. - Tacay Rd. - Pinsao Health CenterTourist Van4
Trancoville - Ambiong - Brookside LinePCDH - M. Roxas Trancoville - Brookside - T. Bugallon St. - Bayan Park - Ambiong Brgy. Hall - Bayan Park Rd. - Evangelista St. - Sanitary Camp - Magsaysay Avenue - PCDHTourist Van4ACTIVE starting May 5, 2021
CBD RoutePines City Doctors Hospital – Magsaysay Ave – Sto Nino Hospital – Lower P. Burgos – Buhagan Rd – F. Yandoc St – Chuntug – Harisson Rd – BGH – Gov Pack Rd – UP Drive – T.M. Kalaw St – North Drive – Leonard Wood Road – Post Office Loop – Fr Carlos St. – Gen. Luna Road -Magsaysay Ave – Pines City Doctors Hospital


Who can avail of the free ride?

All health care workers (including medical professionals, utility workers in medical centers/clinics/hospitals, and auxiliary workforce in the health industry) are enjoined to avail of the free ride. Present your IDs to be properly identified.

LTFRB-CAR OIC Regional Director Engr. Lalaine E. Sobremonte hopes that the Free Ride for Health Workers program by the LTFRB will help ease the burdens of our health care workers in their commute to their workplace.

For Inquiries

You may contact the LTFRB CAR Project Implementation Unit through the following number:

  • 0949 691 6102


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