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
Which of these are you most thankful for?
Another year is almost up, and while we can spend the last few days of 2019 groaning over the past 365 days of traffic jams, sweaty commutes and other transport headaches, we'd rather not-for now. It's still the holidays,
No meetings, documentation apparently ensued during initial six-month period
After asking court authorities to stop the operations of six app-based motorcycle-taxi companies, a commuter welfare group has now trained its guns on the technical working group (TWG) formed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr).During a media forum at
It’s a sad reality we live in
The Internet is a gold mine of artwork, and we stumbled across a self-taught digital artist named Paul Timothy Sabado, aka Sab, a 17-year-old student who makes the most relatable pixel art about real-life situations in the city.
Here’s another idea
Would closing EDSA's numerous U-turn slots lead to an improvement in the thoroughfare's traffic flow? At least one person in the Philippine House of Representatives seems to think so.In a recent interview with CNN Philippines, House Minority Leader
Either way, people are tired of the current state of traffic in the metro
So, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo finally deigned to join the common folk for the rush-hour commute on the morning of October 11-and, after a grueling journey that took nearly four hours, still stood by his claim that there is no
Will this translate to better service?
Bus drivers and conductors might soon have a little more to look forward to after a long month of plying Manila's traffic-filled streets.According to a report by Inquirer.net, employees working in the local public utility bus transport industry
Hectic work sked taking its toll on DOTr officials' health
As early as 8am, the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) forum hall was already jampacked with people anxiously waiting for the start of the event. Dubbed as the Public Transport Modernization Expo, key players of the transport sector-both from private and
Cebu City mayor defends 'habal-habal' riders
Is it the chicken or the egg? This classic line echoed what happened during the hearing dialogue initiated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) with the operators of Angkas, along with a throng of habal-habal riders at the
The move was immediately stopped by MMDA
More than 200 former Angkas riders 'invaded' several stations of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and offered free rides to passengers of the ailing mass transport system.However, the 'libreng sakay' was only short-lived after enforcers of the MMDA stopped the
Don't let these punks get the best of you
Often times, the feeling of commuting in a packed train is described as akin to a being stuck inside a "can of sardines." What they don't tell you though is that some of your fellow sardines are in there with the
Because Japan
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Depending on the person, traveling long distances via bus can be a chore. If you're an individual with a low tolerance for tight
It can transport 15 people
The Hyundai Starex has just received a big boost in carrying capacity. Hyundai Asia Resources, the Korean carmaker's official Philippine distributor, has brought in the Grand Starex Super Express-a commercial version of the popular van aimed toward addressing the country'
Now available in Metro Manila
It goes without saying that the traffic situation in Metro Manila is horrendous. Not only does it take forever to get anywhere, but getting behind the wheel has now become a tiring and boring ordeal. This is especially true if you drive
The suffering-in-silence majority
Ah, the pains of commuting in Metro Manila. FX, UV Express, LRT, MRT, jeepney--name it and I've commuted on it (except for the Pasig ferry and the Philippine National Railways, that is). The other day, I was struck with inspiration
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