For the first time, bus routes from Bohol to Davao City passing through this area and other Caraga provinces have been opened, bus firm Bachelor Express, Inc. (BEI) said in a statement Tuesday.
Air-conditioned bus units were deployed in the new route starting Monday, complete with accessories such as a comfort room, charging ports for cellphones and other gadgets, and television monitors for entertainment, BEI said.
All buses will implement the one-meter apart seating arrangement in compliance with health protocols, it added.
Aside from this city, the new route will also pass through selected areas in Caraga Region, including the towns of Nasipit in Agusan del Norte, and Prosperidad and San Francisco in Agusan del Sur.
Trips are scheduled every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting at 10 a.m.
In a statement, the Port Management Office of Agusan (PMO-Agusan) of the Philippine Ports Authority in Nasipit welcomed the opening of the new route.
From Bohol, the Bachelor buses will arrive via sea vessel in Mindanao at the Nasipit Port in Agusan del Norte.
“Nasipit Port warmly welcomes the newest route of Bachelor Express Inc. carrying passengers from Davao bound to Bohol and vice versa,” PMO-Agusan said.
It said the new route marks the milestone of the port as a jump-off point covering Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur provinces and other parts of Mindanao. (PNA)