Articles about Angkas

Overweight and drunk commuters may be rejected by the rider
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
“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
Are you affected by this?
Bad news for Angkas customers. The Supreme Court has issued a resolution that essentially prohibits the motorcycle-based ride-hailing app's operations, and once again gives the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) the authority to apprehend its riders.You
‘Motorcycle ambulance’ soon to roll on PH roads
Are you wondering why riders flash the peace sign whenever they see a fellow rider on the opposite side of the road even though they're complete strangers?This familiar hand signal shows a special bond among motorcyclists. With this unique gesture,
‘We don’t hesitate in ridding our ranks of scalawags’
The article '10 Commandments of Angkas riders on treating female passengers' got an enormous response from our readers. We zeroed in on this topic based on the growing perception that sexual harassment is among the top violations of Angkas riders.It's
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