OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMISSION
MALACAÑAN PALACE

BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 33

FIXING THE SCHEDULE OF FARES OR CHARGES FOR THE USE OF ANIMAL DRAWN VEHICLES IN THE CITY OF GREATER MANILA AND PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF.

Pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, and upon the recommendation of the Executive Commission, the following schedule of fares or charges for the use of animal drawn vehicles, i. e., carromatas or calesas, carretelas, and carretela buses within the City of Greater Manila, and regulations governing the operation of the same, are hereby prescribed:

GENERAL PROVISION

1. Fares and charges may be based on the hour or fraction thereof, or by distance or zone, as indicated in this Order.

2. The fares and charges between points within the City of Greater Manila not included in routes published herein or in subsequent orders, shall be based on distances or zones approximating distances or zones between points within the route or zone adjoining or nearest the territory to or from which the trip is made.

3. In no case shall animal drawn vehicles carry more than the following number of drivers and passengers:

(a) Carromata or calesa 1 driver
3 adult passengers
(b) Carretela 1 driver
5 adult passengers
(c) Carretela bus pulled by one (1) horse 1 driver
5 adult passengers
(d) Carretela bus pulled by two (2) horses 1 driver
11 adult passengers

Children less than six years old shall be considered free passengers and two free passengers shall be equivalent to one adult passenger. When freight or cargo is loaded, every fifty kilos of weight shall be equivalent to one adult passenger.

4. In case of disagreement on fares or charges, the nearest policeman may be consulted or the matter may be referred to the nearest police station for settlement.

SCHEDULE OF FARES OR CHARGES

I. Carromatas or Calesas

5. Fares on trip service of carromatas or calesas shall be:

Distance

Fare per vehicle

For the first kilometer or less ₱0.10
For 2 kilometers and over 1 kilometer .20
For 3 kilometers and over 2 kilometers .25
For 4 kilometers and over 3 kilometers .30
For 5 kilometers and over 4 kilometers .35

6. When a carromata or calesa is hired or chartered to carry passengers and cargo, or cargo only, the charges shall be:

Time Charge
For first ¼ hour ₱0.15
For first ½ hour .30
For first hour .50
For each succeeding hour or fraction thereof .40

II. Carretelas

7. When a carretela is hired or chartered to carry passengers and cargo, or cargo only, the charges shall be:

Time Charge
For first ¼ hour ₱0.15
For first ½ hour .30
For first hour .50
For each succeeding hour or fraction thereof .40

8. The following shall be the zone fares per passenger on the routes hereunder published:

ROUTE 1: Sangandaan-Divisoria, via Juan Luna or Sande, Azcarraga

Sangandaan (Caloocan)
Boundary ₱0.05 Boundary
Pretil Bridge .10 ₱0.05 Pretil Bridge
Divisoria .15 .10 ₱0.05 Divisoria

ROUTE 1-a: Tayuman-Divisoria Market via

A. Rivera, Azcarraga ₱0.05

ROUTE 2: Bonifacio Monument-Divisoria Market via Rizal Avenue, Azcarraga

Bonifacio Monument (Caloocan)
Boundary ₱0.05 Boundary
Bambang .10 ₱0.05 Bambang
Azcarraga Market .15 .10 ₱0.05 Azcarraga Market
Divisoria Market .20 .15 .10 ₱0.05 Divisoria Market

ROUTE 3: San Juan-Divisoria Market via Sta. Mesa, Legarda, Azcarraga

S. Juan (Blumentrit)
Sta. Mesa Bridge ₱0.05 Sta. Mesa Bridge
Legarda .10 ₱0.05 Legarda
Azcarraga Market .15 .10 ₱0.05 Azcarraga Market
Divisoria Market .20 .15 .10 ₱0.05 Divisoria Market

ROUTE 3-a: San Juan-Plaza Sta. Cruz via Sta. Mesa, Legarda, Carriedo

(Blumentrit)
S. Juan
Sta. Mesa Bridge ₱0.05 Sta. Mesa Bridge
Legarda .10 ₱0.05 Legarda
Pza. Sta. Cruz .15 .10 ₱0.05 Pza. Sta. Cruz

ROUTE 4: Mandaluyong-Divisoria Market via Valenzuela, Sta. Mesa, Legarda, Azcarraga

(Gral. Kalentong) Mandaluyong
Sta. Mesa Bridge ₱0.05 Sta. Mesa Bridge
Legarda .10 ₱0.05 Legarda
Azcarraga Market .15 .10 ₱0.05 Azcarraga Market
Divisoria Market .20 .15 .10 ₱0.05 Divisoria Market

ROUTE 4-a: Mandaluyong-Paco Market via Sta. Ana Bridge, Herran

(Gral. Kalentong) Mandaluyong
Sta. Ana ₱0.05 Sta. Ana
Paco Market .10 ₱0.05 Paco Market

 

Route 4-b: Paco Market-San Andres Market via Herran, Taft (San Andres) ₱0.05

ROUTE 5: Plaza Sta. Cruz-Libertad via Taft Avenue or via A. Mabini (Harrison), etc.

Plaza Sta. Cruz
P. Faura ₱0.05 P. Faura
S. Andres .10 ₱0.05 S. Andres
Libertad .15 .10 ₱0.05 Libertad

III. Carretela Buses

9. When a carretela bus is hired or chartered to carry passengers and cargo, or cargo only, the charges shall be:

Time Charge
For first ¼ hour ₱0.30
For first ½ hour .50
For first hour 1.50
For each succeeding hour or fraction thereof .70

10. The following shall be the zone fares per passenger on the routes hereunder published:

ROUTE 1: Blumentritt-Divisoria via Oroquieta, Azcarraga

Blumentritt
Oroquieta  cor. Tayuman ₱0.02 Oroquieta  cor. Tayuman
Dulong Bayan .03 ₱0.02 Dulong Bayan
Azcarraga cor. R. Regente .04 .03 ₱0.02 Azcarraga cor. R. Regente
Divisoria Market .05 .04 .03 ₱0.02 Divisoria Market

ROUTE 2: Dulong-Bayan Market via Dapitan, An-dalucia, Quezon Avenue, Azcarraga

Dapitan
Osmeña Park ₱0.02 Osmeña Park
Dulong Bayan Market .04 ₱0.02 Dulong Bayan Market

ROUTE 3: Bustillos-Divisoria Market via Legard corner Bustillos, Azcarraga

Bustillos Market
Lepanto & Azcarraga ₱0.02 Lepanto & Azcarraga
Dulong Bayan Market .03 ₱0.02 Dulong Bayan Market
R. Regente Azcarraga .04 .03 ₱0.02 R. Regente Azcarraga
Divisoria Market .05 .04 .03 ₱0.02 Divisoria Market

ROUTE 4: Bustillos-Quiapo Church via Legarda, Azcarraga, Evangelista, Plaza Miranda (Friday traffic only)

Legarda Bustillos
Lepanto Azcarraga ₱0.02 Lepanto Azcarraga
Quiapo Church .04 ₱0.02 Quiapo Church

ROUTE 5: La Loma-Quiapo Church via EvangelisU {Friday traffic only)

La Loma
Blum. or Antipolo ₱0.02 Blum. or Antipolo
Tayuman Oroquieta .03 ₱0.02 Tayuman Oroquieta
Azcarraga Oroquieta .04 .03 ₱0.02 Azcarraga Oroquieta
Quiapo Church .05 .04 .03 ₱0.02 Quiapo Church

ROUTE 6: Plaza de Binondo-Divisoria Market

Pza. De Binondo
R. Regente Azcarraga ₱0.02 R. Regente Azcarraga
Divisoria Market .04 ₱0.02 Divisoria Market

PENAL PROVISIONS

11. Any driver of a carromata or calcsa, carretela or carretela bus who is found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this Order shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred pesos or by imprisonment of not more than six months, or both, in the discretion of the court.

Done in the City of Greater Manila, Philippines, this 24th day of April, 1942.

(Sgd.) JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library