“Subject to the compliance” of the participating companies
If, like many commuters, you've found yourself scrambling to find mobility options amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent quarantine measures that came with it, then consider this a bit of welcome news.The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced
Which do you think is the safest?
After almost eight months, the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 has finally approved the resumption of motorcycle-taxi operations as part of another round of the initial pilot run.As before, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through a technical working
Among the requirements are backriding shields, own helmets for passengers
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 03-2020, or the operational guidelines for motorcycle taxis and tricycle backriding.Earlier today, November 9, the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NTF)
Fingers crossed
Can motorcycle-taxi riders now see the light at the end of the tunnel?National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. revealed that President Rodrigo Duterte had been informed of the official recommendation of the Inter-Agency
As well as the backing of the House Committee on Transportation
Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, commander of Joint Task Force COVID Shield, has recommended the resumption of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run in areas under general community quarantine, particularly Metro Manila.During a hearing initiated by the House Committee on Transportation, Eleazar said
They see no light at the end of the tunnel
So, what's next? This is the most common question asked by motorcycle-taxi riders as the government still refuses to allow them to operate despite the easing of quarantine policies in some parts of the country.Today, May 11, the Metropolitan
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
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
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
That’s way short
It looks like the number of motorcycle-taxi units registering with ride-hailing companies might take a while to ramp up.According to a statement released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), only 5,056 units are registered with Angkas, JoyRide, and
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