Articles about Habal Habal

Definitely not a good look
Well, this definitely isn't a good look for the underground motorbike ride-hailing industry.In a Facebook post, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief Bong Nebrija shared that agency enforcers recently apprehended a habal-habal rider along EDSA. A distressed
Always be sure to check the helmet a rider hands you
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) continues its crusade against illegal habal-habal riders. In a Facebook post yesterday, agency traffic chief Bong Nebrija lambasted the underground motorcycle ride-hailing industry anew, saying its existence undermined the efforts of legitimate services like
They were “desperate for transportation,” says the agency’s traffic chief
Just another day in the office for Col. Edison 'Bong' Nebrija.In a Facebook post, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief shared photos of a recent habal-habal operation."It's my 'Spare the Air Day' today and ditched the
“We are receiving feedback that what was claimed by the rider is not true”
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief Bong Nebrija has a message for patrons of underground motorcycle taxis. Well, besides for you to stop patronizing them, of course.In a Facebook post, Nebrija warned habal-habal customers to stop pretending to be
They use certain photos ‘for attention’
These days, there are already a number of motorcycle-taxi operators in Metro Manila, namely: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. But that doesn't mean that illegal habal-habal operations have stopped-some of these illegal riders even prefer to exist as such.
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
These people resist change
One hundred thousand-that's just a conservative estimate of the number of riders engaged in illegal habal-habal operations in Metro Manila alone. There could be more, especially in the provinces.Clad in ordinary clothes, these riders hang around some 200
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
Further reducing our commuting options
Our country's hope of having multiple ride-sharing options has taken yet another hit. A report by reveals that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has rejected the Philippine entry of Go-Jek, an Indonesian ride-hailing
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
The government fires back
Earlier today, the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court granted a preliminary injunction to ride-hailing service Angkas, which prevents the government from interfering with their operations until a final ruling is made. The governing bodies in power and Angkas have rarely gotten
Until a final ruling is made
Commuters, take note. Angkas is back in action...for now, anyway.A preliminary injunction issued by the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court rules in favor of Angkas operating until a final ruling is made . The order prevents the Land Transportation Franchising 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
‘Habal-habal operations are illegal’
Does this signal the start of a nationwide crackdown versus habal-habal units or motorcycle taxis?After taking a cue from the Makati City government, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered the closure of the Angkas motorcycle taxi company
Due to exorbitant Grab fare, MRT breakdowns
They would rather endure the dust, smoke and rain, rather than die waiting for nothing. This is the common argument of commuters who now avail of the habal-habal motorcycle taxi, now proliferating in several business centers in Metro Manila.Operating without
Motorcycle accidents becoming a threat to local tourism
Tourism in Siargao has been on a steady upswing in recent years, and that's impressive. Parallel to this is the number of motorcycle-related accidents involving both local and foreign tourists. This is depressing.With habal-habals-the local term for
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