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The plot thickens
The motorcycle taxi pilot run saga has been a roller coaster ride of sorts in the last 24 hours, and the plot continues to thicken following the most recent announcements from the Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG).In case
That was quick
Earlier today, Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. announced the sudden termination of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run two months ahead of schedule. Now, it seems like this might not be the case.According to DOTr
Uh-oh
Angkas users are not going to be happy about this.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has approved a recommendation by its technical working group (TWG) for the motorcycle-taxi pilot run to blacklist the company from serving as a ride-hailing provider
This is a developing story
The whole motorcycle taxi saga has made a turn for the worse: The technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now announced that the pilot run has been terminated. The TWG has made it clear that starting next
It’s really starting to take shape
Here's some more good news from the government to start the decade: the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is now 50.69% complete. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) made the announcement only recently, which you can see via the
Different judge, different ruling
For lack of merit, a Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge has rejected a petition filed by ride-hailing motorcycle taxi Angkas for another temporary restraining order (TRO), in an attempt to stop the implementation of the revised guidelines of the
As of this writing, the company has only 1,800 active riders in Metro Manila
Did you know that Moto Sapiens is already running out of photos of the three ride-hailing services participating in the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) motorcycle-taxi pilot run because of all the drama surrounding the program?Because of this, we
“The ride-hailing sector is at a volatile state at the moment”
Grab has a message for all the country's motorcycle-taxi players amid the government's controversial pilot run: Play nice.In a statement released yesterday, the country's largest ride-hailing company urged a prospective motorcycle-taxi company to refrain from
“We’re not here to pick a fight with the government”
Do you believe in the line 'real men do apologize'?But before you give any reaction, here's what happened at the media conference initiated by George Royeca, chief transport advocate of motorcycle-taxi company Angkas.A day after officials of the
“It appears they are challenging the government”
There will be a day of reckoning. This was the warning of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) against ride-hailing service Angkas as a result of the latter's alleged 'disruptive moves' that may adversely affect the ongoing motorcycle-
Pilot-run updates, ownership issues, and the rider cap will be discussed
Amid the ongoing debacle surrounding the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis, the Senate Committee on Public Services has announced that it will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, to discuss the regulation of motorcycles-for-hire in
Another new player?
It looks like another player plans to enter our country's circus of a motorcycle taxi industry-and this time, it's a familiar one.Grab has officially expressed its intent to revive its own motorcycle taxi service GrabBike which, if you'
“The petitioners stand to suffer the consequences”
The Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a 72-hour temporary restraining order (TRO) on the 10,000-rider cap in Metro Manila for riders from each of the three companies participating in motorcycle-taxi pilot run as imposed by
‘The TWG will not be deterred by threats’
A few days ago, commuter welfare group Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) questioned the Department of Transportation (DOTr) technical working group's (TWG) authority over the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run. Now, the agency has responded.In a strongly worded
The event seemed more like a political rally
Now that it has the blessing of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to participate in the extended pilot run for select motorcycle-taxi companies, JoyRide initiated a one-day mass-recruitment activity at
They were reportedly operating outside of the designated pilot-run area
At the height of the controversy over the three-month extension of the pilot run accorded by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to three motorcycle-taxi companies, the government agency recently conducted a crackdown on Angkas riders in Cagayan
It was raining photocopies of alleged supporting documents
And the plot thickens.With back-to-back press conferences held by ride-hailing service JoyRide and the Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) regarding the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis, more names are being involved in the controversy.After
To protect public interest
Yesterday, the government announced that Metro Manila rail line stations have begun charging an extra P10 for the issuance of Beep cards.The hike brought the cost per card up to P30, and this doesn't even include a Beep card's
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