Following the announcement of transport strike or tigil pasada in most part of the country on Monday, October 16, some local government units and schools have announced class suspension.
The nationwide transport strike is spearheaded by Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) in protest to the planned phaseout of old jeepneys and modernization program of the Department of Transportation. The tigil pasada is slated in the following areas: Cagayan, Pampanga, Laguna, Camarines Norte, and parts of Mindanao.
Classes are suspended in all levels, both private and public, on Monday in the following areas:
- Angeles City, Pampanga
- Davao City
- San Fernando, Pampanga
- San Mateo, Rizal
Classes are suspended in all levels, public schools ONLY in the following areas:
Schools that have also announced class suspension:
- National Teachers College
Some government units like Davao City will be offering bus rides for affected commuters.