Articles about Angkas

“The demand for this service simply cannot be ignored”
Something to ease the hassle
Here's some good news for those affected by the temporary shutdown of some LRT-2 stations after a fire broke out along the line a few days ago. In our latest update, operations have resumed from Cubao to Recto and
Because all of us deserve safer roads
As part of its efforts to improve road safety, the Legal Engagement Advocating Development and Reform, Inc. (LEADER, Inc.) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) NCR East conducted the second leg of the 'Ridelihood' program.Ridelihood is a training program for Filipinos
These apps bring convenience (and happiness) to our lives
Convenience is the name of the game when it comes to mobile apps. The usefulness of an app determines how much people would actually want it. Fortunately, when it comes to car-related apps, there have been a number of developers in
Could a TRO happen?
Those of you who ply Mandaluyong on the regular know that two males on a motorcycle is a big no-no over there due to the city's Anti-Riding in Tandem Ordinance. The policy's goal is to help deter crimes
Overweight and drunk commuters may be rejected by the rider
Now that Angkas is readying its 27,000 rider-partners for the six-month pilot run that may happen in July this year, the ride-hailing company has laid down six restrictions on passengers to ensure their safety and comfort during the
There's also a plan to legalize it in Quezon City
Congressman Winston Castelo (Second District, Quezon City) is bowing out from the House of Representative with unfinished business: the legalization of ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas.Now on his last days as a third termer at the Lower House, Castelo made his
The six-month pilot-run for 27,000 riders in Metro Manila, Metro Cebu begins
The much-awaited pilot runs of ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu have officially started.Angkas officials led by George Royeca announced that the technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) had given the
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
General guidelines and fare matrix have been released
Less than a week after Angkas riders held a big gathering in Quezon City to press for the resumption of their operations, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is finally allowing this ride-hailing motorcycle company to conduct pilot runs in Metro Manila
Thousands of applicants filled the two tents at the venue to the brim
Clad in their official uniforms and helmets, thousands of Angkas riders trooped to the Vertis North complex in Quezon City for this major reason: to remind the government to speed up the legalization of motorcycle taxis.Some of ride-hailing motorcycle company'
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
New law on motorcycle taxis is within striking distance
Other than our brothers and sisters in the Chinese community, don't be surprised if there are other people exchanging champagne toasts right now.Alongside the Chinese welcoming the New Year, around 27,000 Angkas riders and their families are very happy
Daily commuting woes can lead to insanity
Before I step out of the apartment, I run through a questionnaire in my head. How early do I leave? Should I take the MRT? How about I book a Grab instead? These questions show me that reliability is fiction when it
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
Let’s see how this plays out
Tired of the constant back and forth between Angkas and government traffic agencies? If yes, then you'll be glad to know a new bill filed in the Philippine Senate could put an end to it once and for all.Senate Bill
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
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,
Is the service really that dangerous?
The new drama between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and motorcycle ride-hailing firm Angkas is showing no signs of dying down any time soon.In a statement released by the government agency, it reminded patrons of the company that using the
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