Articles about Angkas

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
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
As part of data gathering for the experimental scheme
Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have intensified their measures against illegal habal-habal operations in different parts of Metro Manila as the agency continues its data gathering on Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, the three companies authorized to
“They should be treated like tricycles”
Now that the proposed bill on the legalization of motorcycles-for-hire has taken another step closer to becoming a law, transport agencies are gathering input in preparation for drafting its implementing rules and regulations. With this, we expect all sorts of
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
That’s one way to ensure compliance, we suppose
Here's a fair warning to Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt: 'Mystery passengers' have now been deployed to randomly inspect motorcycle taxis that are currently operating in the metro.With the help of the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT)-this includes
Angkas has also agreed to drop filed cases against the DOTr-TWG
We'd be repeating ourselves if we said this whole motorcycle-taxi issue has gone back and forth the past few weeks, but we can't help but say it again, anyway, because that's most certainly the case right now.Yesterday,
The plot thickens
The motorcycle taxi pilot run saga has been a roller coaster ride of sorts in the last 24 hours, and the plot continues to thicken following the most recent announcements from the Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG).In case
That was quick
Earlier today, Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. announced the sudden termination of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run two months ahead of schedule. Now, it seems like this might not be the case.According to DOTr
Uh-oh
Angkas users are not going to be happy about this.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has approved a recommendation by its technical working group (TWG) for the motorcycle-taxi pilot run to blacklist the company from serving as a ride-hailing provider
This is a developing story
The whole motorcycle taxi saga has made a turn for the worse: The technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now announced that the pilot run has been terminated. The TWG has made it clear that starting next
Different judge, different ruling
For lack of merit, a Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge has rejected a petition filed by ride-hailing motorcycle taxi Angkas for another temporary restraining order (TRO), in an attempt to stop the implementation of the revised guidelines of the
But denies petition to prevent two new players from joining the pilot run
The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QC RTC) Branch 223 has acted on the petition filed by Angkas with regard to some critical provisions of the guidelines for the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis.In discussing this latest development, it's
As of this writing, the company has only 1,800 active riders in Metro Manila
Did you know that Moto Sapiens is already running out of photos of the three ride-hailing services participating in the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) motorcycle-taxi pilot run because of all the drama surrounding the program?Because of this, we
“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
It’s not meant to discriminate
Popular ride-hailing app Angkas is known for its witty and sometimes provocative posts on social media, opting for a less formal approach to engaging the public. It has a characteristic candor that has made it a darling of social media, drawing
“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
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