Fair decision or d*** move?
Social media has been ablaze recently with stories of commuters' woes since the month-long suspension of Uber was put in effect. From tales of taxi drivers being absolute d***s to endless lines at bus terminals, it's been a tough
An update on the ongoing saga
The ongoing issue between Uber and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is getting more and more convoluted by the day, and that's coming from journalists tasked with covering the issue. Yesterday, the government organization issued a one-month
This is effective immediately
The plot thickens once more on the issue between ride-sharing companies and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). The government organization has issued an order today suspending Uber's accreditation. As per the order, Uber is expected to cease
A new mindset for changing times
During yesterday's Senate committee hearing to discuss legislations for ride-sharing services, representatives from Uber, Grab, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), and various sectors aired their sides on the issue. Following the hearing, both Uber and Grab shared
Ride-sharing company denies the LTFRB's findings
Is Uber in danger of losing its accreditation? According to a recent report by Rappler, the popular ride-sharing service might be in even more trouble, after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) discovered it was continuing to accredit new
These apps are a godsend
The furor over ride-sharing services Grab and Uber may have died down a little, thanks to a compromise agreement between the parties, but the LFTRB gave everyone quite a scare. When we posted the story on our Facebook page, the reactions
Finally, some good news
The recent order issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to shut down uncertified Grab and Uber vehicles has caused an uproar in the last few days. Commuters who have come to rely on those services have been hoping and
He said, she said
So a lot of people (including many of you who are reading this) are very much against the recent order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to shut down uncertified Uber and Grab cars from operating on the road.
Let's hope more voices join the clamor
Finally, someone upstairs is on the people's side. Senator JV Ejercito is seeking to reach a compromise between the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and ride-sharing services Grab and Uber over the former's recent order to shut
The fine was only the beginning
It looks like Uber and Grab's local woes are far from over. In addition to the P5 million fine that the LTFRB imposed on the ride-hailing services, which both of them will fully comply with, the government agency plans to
The service now has a following
According to a report given by Uber Philippines, rider demand for its service has grown tremendously since a year ago. About 150% more users requested for an Uber ride from the time the LTFRB stopped accepting new applications for TNVS, or transport
Less hassle for you
Have you ever had to book an Uber for someone else? Say, a loved one without a smartphone or a friend whose phone has run out of battery? It's simple enough for the most part, but having to be the middle
Good news for northeners
If you live up north and you're tired of braving our unpredictable roads, then you might soon be in luck. Uber Philippines has just met with the local government of Angeles City to discuss a potential roll-out of the ride-
Available when you ride
How do you kill time when you're riding an Uber? When you're not snoring off into la-la land or complaining to your driver about the traffic, that is. A lot of you probably spend the time catching up on
It can carry up to six people
Whether it's leaving with your officemates for lunch or going out with your friends after hours, taking a ride-sharing service like Uber or Grab is often the most convenient way to get around. That way, you don't need to
Is there a promo code for that?
If you're a frequent Grab or Uber rider, chances are the service has gotten you out of your fair share of sticky situations. Whether it's getting your nearly late ass on time for work, or saving you from experiencing a
She's a comforting sight behind the wheel
If you're an avid user of the transportation app Uber, you'll notice that its drivers are predominantly male. But once in awhile, you'll get a female Uber driver to drop you off at your destination. Sometimes, if you're
To Makati and BGC
Do you live or work in Ortigas? If so, then you'll know just how congested the condo- and office-filled area can be during rush hour. This is especially true for those of you who take traditional forms of public transport,
A new safety feature
A major concern when you take any form of public or shared transport is safety. You always hope that it's the right (and qualified) person behind the wheel. After all, most of us have probably experienced riding in a taxi where
Uber PH gives us the lowdown
If you're a regular of ride-hailing services like Uber or Grab, then you'll remember the steep ride prices last holiday season. In response to commuter complaints, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued a directive to both
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