‘Illegal fare contracting’ in Macabalan Port should be documented – Calizo
“IF there are operators, drivers of public utility vehicles who are violating the law, then there is an appropriate process to apprehend them or to take appropriate action against these people.” This was stressed by Councilor Romeo V. Calizo, chair of the City Council committees on public utilities and on Roads and Traffic Management, in reaction to the special report of Councilor James K. Judith II on Monday’s regular session relative to the alleged illegal fare contracting of passengers at the Macabalan Port area. While subscribing to the request of Councilor Judith to have the matter discussed in his committee, Calizo said the same should also be referred immediately to the appropriate city department supported by evidence. He pointed out the issue is not only a challenge to the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) but also to the police. “For me, it is (now) a challenge to the bureaucracy of our local government to enforce the law,” the councilor said.