Psv News

DPP closes prosecution of Garrisa University terror attack

He was aboard a Psv bus headed to Mandera town.

The Star , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

PSV operators split over price reduction after drop in fuel cost

Matatu operators are divided over reduction of fares after Monday’s fuel price review by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

The Star , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Matatu operators protest against Probox taxi owners

Matatu saccos in Kerugoya, Kutus and Kagumo towns stopped operations for the better part of the morning to protest the failure to crack down on cars operating as Psvs.

The Star , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

Ban on licensing of Proboxes as PSVs draws mixed reactions

Toyota Probox owners who used to make a living as Psv operators have given mixed reactions following the government’s order outlawing the vehicles from the public transport business.

The Star , Kenya Jan 12, 2019

14-seater matatu licences double ahead of plans to restrict business

The number of 14-seater matatus licensed more than doubled in 2017 compared to a year earlier even as the government expressed its intention to reduce low capacity vehicles in favour of bigger public service vehicles (Psvs).

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 10, 2019

NTSA stokes confusion with new matatu directive

“The authority continues to renew road service licence (RSL) for all 14-seater Psv’s that do not pass through central business district (CBD) of Nairobi City.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 6, 2019

NTSA stokes confusion with new matatu directive

“The authority continues to renew road service licence (RSL) for all 14-seater Psv’s that do not pass through central business district (CBD) of Nairobi City.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Blanket ban on 14-seater matatus is not practical

Legal Notice 179 of December 31, 2014 stopped the licensing of passenger service vehicles (Psvs) with carrying capacity of fewer than 25 from January 1, 2016, but it was delayed until January 1, 2019 to enable industry players to comply.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 3, 2019

Homa Bay parents protest exorbitant hike in matatu fares as schools reopen

Homa Bay parents on Thursday faulted Psv operators for hiking fares as primary and secondary schools reopened.

The Star , Kenya Jan 3, 2019

NTSA stops 14-seater bus licences

“The 1st respondent (NTSA) has discriminated against members of the applicant association in processing of road service licences and barred them from renewing road service Psv licence, alleging they were not party to petition 440 of 2018,” says the association in its petition.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 3, 2019