Treñas mulls modern jeeps for City Hall workers


Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced that he will acquire three units of modernized jeepneys in 2020 for convenient and easy transportation of city hall employees.

“These jeeps will provide easy transportation for our street sweepers, traffic aides, and personnel of City Environment and Natural Resources Office and beautification program of the city to their places of assignment,” said Treñas.

“This new mode of transportation is one way of leveling our services for our city employees so that they can also serve our people more efficiently,” he added.

The features and facilities of the vehicle, which costs more than P2 million, impressed the mayor. (

“I was impressed with the specs of the modern jeepneys for it is air-conditioned, has handrails, has CCTV cameras and has 30-passenger capacity. The brand of the jeepney was City Optimized Managed Electric Transport,” according to him.

Last month, seven fully air-conditioned modernized jeepneys of Iloilo City Alliance Operators and Drivers Transport Cooperative started plying the streets of the metro to service the route from Iloilo Terminal and General Services Inc. terminal in Barangay Ungka, Jaro district going to the City Proper via Jaro CPU and vice versa.