It seeks to ensure the safety of children riding school transport services
Summer is over and classes have officially resumed for some students-and that means the roads are extra-busy yet again. To ensure the safety of children riding school transport services (STS), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) launched 'Oplan:
Brace yourselves: Inconvenience is coming
Is taking a Grab ride part of your everyday routine? If your answer is yes, you're going to want to sit down for this.The ride-hailing giant has announced that it is about to deactivate 8,000 of its transport
Will this really improve the Metro Manila traffic situation?
It looks like our traffic and transportation agencies have a new target: UV Express units loading and unloading passengers wherever they please.Earlier today, the Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) made Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-025, which has
Drivers will no longer allowed to load and unload passengers between terminals
Like jeepneys, UV express service vehicles (UVs) cut from one lane to the other and load and unload passengers anywhere.The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) plans on controlling such behavior through its issuance of Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2019-
One of the government’s main initiatives to improve public transport
We've seen the development of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in recent years. And now modernization has come to the taxi sector of public transport.According to a press release from the DOTr
We got it straight from the horse’s mouth
After a long-drawn-out struggle, the government has finally decided to allow ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas to resume operations via a pilot run in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu, in time for the opening of classes next month."I am
Other TNCs have, too
Are you a frequent Grab user? Then you probably know of the company's P50 cancellation and no-show fees which were imposed just last week.Yesterday, however, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) called for a meeting with representatives
Do you own a fur buddy?
Great news for pet owners: The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that pets are now allowed in public modes of transportation.According to the agency, it has amended a provision in Memorandum Circular No. 2011-004 with
To ensure there are enough buses for travelers during Holy Week
With Holy Week fast approaching, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will implement Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana Santa to provide a smooth commuting experience for everyone.Under the instructions of Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary Arthur Tugade, the LTFRB will
More of these please
It looks like the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) PUV Modernization Program is right on track.The transport agency, together with representatives from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), was recently in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu to hand over
They can be distracting to all parties
Can public utility vehicles (PUV) roll around town plastered in political ads? It's an especially busy time for advertising now that it's campaign season. According to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), yes they can.The government agency
Motorcycle-taxi operations will likely resume after IRR approval
For the nth time, Angkas will soon be back on the streets to ferry passengers after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) agreed to a proposed pilot run of the motorcycle-taxi service company's operations. The pilot run will commence as soon
Aren’t the fees expensive enough already?
Late last year, the Philippine Land Transportation Office (LTO) issued Memorandum Circular (MC) 2018-2158, which set guidelines for private motor vehicle inspection center operations.Under the MC, vehicles weighing over 4,500kg will be charged an inspection fee of P1,800
Poe, Recto press for DOTr order for resumption of Angkas operations
Officials of the embattled motorcycle-hailing app Angkas must be smiling from ear to ear by now.In yesterday's Senate Committee on Public Services hearing, senators Grace Poe and Ralph Recto questioned the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on its grounds for
Trips cost P9 to P15
Good news for Makati City and Mandaluyong City residents: The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has launched a new e-jeepney route that will ferry passengers between the two cities.A total of 15 E-Sakay units will ferry
Progress is good
Do Angkas riders now see a light at the end of the tunnel?During a recent congressional hearing, Angkas' bid to resume operations got a boost from the leader of an influential House committee panel, allowing the app-hailing motorcycle to stage
Further reducing our commuting options
Our country's hope of having multiple ride-sharing options has taken yet another hit. A report by Philstar.com reveals that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has rejected the Philippine entry of Go-Jek, an Indonesian ride-hailing
Here’s one positive way to start the New Year
Was the downpour during New Year's eve a sign of positive things to come for Angkas?Last night's grand celebration, dubbed 'BGC X Taguig Pulse 2019: The Year-End Countdown,' was co-presented by Angkas and co-hosted by Nadine
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