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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
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
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
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
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
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
Pilot-run updates, ownership issues, and the rider cap will be discussed
Amid the ongoing debacle surrounding the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis, the Senate Committee on Public Services has announced that it will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, to discuss the regulation of motorcycles-for-hire in
‘The TWG will not be deterred by threats’
A few days ago, commuter welfare group Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) questioned the Department of Transportation (DOTr) technical working group's (TWG) authority over the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run. Now, the agency has responded.In a strongly worded
The event seemed more like a political rally
Now that it has the blessing of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to participate in the extended pilot run for select motorcycle-taxi companies, JoyRide initiated a one-day mass-recruitment activity at
They were reportedly operating outside of the designated pilot-run area
At the height of the controversy over the three-month extension of the pilot run accorded by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to three motorcycle-taxi companies, the government agency recently conducted a crackdown on Angkas riders in Cagayan
It was raining photocopies of alleged supporting documents
And the plot thickens.With back-to-back press conferences held by ride-hailing service JoyRide and the Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) regarding the extended pilot run for motorcycle taxis, more names are being involved in the controversy.After
But will this last?
JoyRide really wants you to start using its services instead of Angkas-and it looks like part of the company's game plan is to offer commuters better rates compared with its longer-running competitor.According to a report by GMA News
It says there are no government people in the company
Barely two weeks after the ride-hailing motorcycle-taxi companies JoyRide and MoveIt figured in a controversy following their mysterious inclusion in the new pilot run by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), officials of the former decided to come out in the
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