The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board opened new bus routes from Metro Manila to the Bicol Region and vice versa. This is after the regulatory boar issued Memorandum Circular NO. 2021-009 which allows provincial buses to resume their operations starting March 4, 2021.
The operations are conditional as public utility bus are required to observe the Minimum Health Protocols of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases and the policies of the local government units.
The new bus routes allowed are the following:
- For Camrines Norte: Daet
- For Albay: Legazpi City, Pioduran, Tabaco City
The travel guidelines for Legazpi City and Albay is available here.