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
Event T-shirts read: ‘Riding Angkas is safer than using condoms’
More than 23,000 Angkas riders converged simultaneously in Cebu City and Quezon City not to stage a protest, but to celebrate the tremendous outpouring of support from various sectors for the beleaguered motorcycle-taxi company. Despite the threat of intermittent rain,
It was a pretty eventful year
As with every year in motoring, the past one has been full of pretty big ups and downs.Let's take a look back: 2018 saw us finally experience some noticeable improvements with the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) license
About time
Having a hard time booking a ride lately? We know how it feels. Taking into account the Christmas season rush, countless year-ender parties, and the limited number of drivers available, we're not exactly surprised either.Thankfully, this might be
“We are hopeful the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Filipino riding public”
An official of ride-hailing motorcycle taxi company Angkas has called on its 20,000 riders to continue plying the streets of Metro Manila to ease the burden of the commuting public during the holiday rush.George Royeca, head of the regulatory
Are you in favor of this move?
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) have aired their side regarding the temporary restraining order (TRO) that now allows them to apprehend Angkas riders. Basically, this TRO overrides the preliminary injunction issued by the
Merry Christmas
Is the choosy taxi driver's stranglehold on the Filipino commuter finally coming to an end? If the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board's (LTFRB) latest data is anything to go by, then yes, it finally is.According to the government
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