The LTFRB lists designated terminals for PUVs going in and out of the capital
The government had made a number of further clarifications regarding the Metro Manila quarantine over the weekend.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently released its social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport. Now, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (
No jeepneys, buses, taxis, or trains will be allowed to operate at full capacity
Commuters, drivers, and PUV operators, take note: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the latest social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport amidst the current COVID-19 code red sublevel 2 situation in Metro Manila.If you've been
Commuters are the hardest hit in this situation
Do you take the bus regularly? Chances are you're probably thinking twice about boarding one now on account of the country's COVID-19 scare. Sadly, this news isn't going to help put your mind at ease.To help halt
Standing is still allowed, as long as the bus isn’t overcrowded
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has addressed concerns regarding the use of public buses amid Metro Manila's ongoing COVID-19 scare.In a press conference held on March 10, the agency announced that overcrowded buses will not be
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
MMDA will crack down on erring PUV drivers starting March 9
Do you hate erring motorists just as much as the next guy? We know we do.If you share our sentiments, then get this: Starting Monday, March 9, 2020, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be deploying more personnel to aid
“We want the riding public to be out of danger”
Erring public utility vehicle drivers who have amassed multiple traffic violations behind the wheel might soon be suspended from plying Metro Manila's streets.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it is looking to suspend such motorists after the
Up from its original 20,000-rider allocation
After a series of back-and-forth arguments over the last couple of months, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its technical working group (TWG) came up with the decision last month to increase the rider cap of the motorcycle-taxi pilot
A step closer to signing the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act into law
Things are starting to look up for Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt.Following the announcement that the assigned technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation has agreed to continue and further expand the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run, two separate Senate
Will DOTr allow Angkas to take up the unused rider slots of JoyRide, Move It?
We bet you've already noticed the thinning number of Angkas riders in Metro Manila.This is mainly because the management of the company has heeded the warning of the technical working group (TWG) tasked by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to
“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-
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 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
“Isipin natin ang kapakanan ng mamamayan”
Congressman Edgar Sarmiento, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, has spoken up about the burning issue surrounding the pilot-run extension for motorcycle-taxi companies Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It."Gumulo lang ang lahat nang mag-desisyon ang Land Transportation Franchising
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