The motorcycle-taxi company has been given a provisional authority to operate
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has issued Angkas a Provisional Authority to Operate under the extended motorcycle-taxi pilot run.According to a press statement, the development is "pending confirmation of compliance to pending operational requirements" set by the National Task Force
JoyRide and Move It facilities, meanwhile, have yet to undergo inspection
Turns out Angkas will have to wait a little longer for its riders to resume operations under the extended motorcycle-taxi pilot run.Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that the three accredited motorcycle-taxi companies-Angkas, JoyRide, and Move
“Subject to the compliance” of the participating companies
If, like many commuters, you've found yourself scrambling to find mobility options amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent quarantine measures that came with it, then consider this a bit of welcome news.The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced
Which do you think is the safest?
After almost eight months, the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 has finally approved the resumption of motorcycle-taxi operations as part of another round of the initial pilot run.As before, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through a technical working
Among the requirements are backriding shields, own helmets for passengers
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 03-2020, or the operational guidelines for motorcycle taxis and tricycle backriding.Earlier today, November 9, the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NTF)
DOTr has yet to give the go-signal
The House Committee on Public Transportation led by Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento has approved a resolution that reportedly allows two ride-hailing motorcycle companies to resume operations. This was announced by Presidential spokesman Harry Roque on his social media account."Nilabas na
It ain’t over till it’s over
Today, we bring both good news and bad news with regard to the proposed extension of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run.Here's the good news: Secretary Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) expressed his support for the continuation of
Fingers crossed
Can motorcycle-taxi riders now see the light at the end of the tunnel?National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. revealed that President Rodrigo Duterte had been informed of the official recommendation of the Inter-Agency
It will begin accepting credit card payments this month
Motorcycle-taxi service providers have found themselves in quite a sticky situation since this pandemic started. You see, the mere idea of pillion riding has become quite the sore spot for authorities over the past several months, let alone the operation of
As well as the backing of the House Committee on Transportation
Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, commander of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, has recommended the resumption of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run in areas under general community quarantine, particularly Metro Manila.During a hearing initiated by the House Committee on Transportation, Eleazar said
Good news, riders
Effective August 19, 2020, the National Task Force (NTF) for COVID-19 has issued new guidelines for pillion riders in areas placed under general community quarantine (GCQ), which includes Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces. Now, riders living in the same house
“Mag-iingat po kami like always”
Motorcycle-based ride-hailing and delivery service Angkas is stepping up the game with free rides for healthcare workers. The motorcycle-taxi service will be rolling out this program starting today, August 8, until the modified enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila
Is it time?
The House Committee on Transportation has urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allow motorcycle-taxi companies to resume their operations, provided they meet certain conditions.During the virtual hearing held on Thursday, July
We give it a quick shakedown
Social media is flooded with comments, analysis, and critical remarks about the backriding shields that have been approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, for the use of couples and domestic partners riding a
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