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You can book again starting tomorrow
Well, for better or for worse, Metro Manila is once again shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). President Rodrigo Duterte announced the move late last night during a press conference, and along with it, the resumption of public transportation in a
In case you’re not the walking type
Tokyo is easily one of the world's most pedestrian-friendly cities for tourists. With almost every worthwhile destination easily accessible by a quick train ride and short walk, there's rarely ever a need to hail a taxi-unless you get
Local operations will be affected
No one in the transport sector has been left unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not even the Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing firm, Grab.In a statement released earlier today, the company's CEO Anthony Tan announced that around 5%
Be prepared for some changes
Transport network vehicle services will resume operations in a limited capacity in areas that have shifted into general community quarantine. This includes Grab, the country's largest and most prominent ride-hailing firm.If, however, you're expecting the service to go
Well, that was quick
Well, that was quick.Following the suspension of all its operations just this morning, Grab Philippines has now announced that GrabFood and GrabExpress will resume operations. As of this writing, both services are now back up on Grab's mobile app. Food
The ride-hailing company made the announcement today
When the government announced Luzon's enhanced quarantine and public transportation ban, it meant it. No buses, no trains, no jeepneys, and no Grab, too.The ride-hailing giant has suspended all of its operations within Luzon, including GrabFood, GrabExpress, and GrabTrike.
Beginning tomorrow at noon
GrabShare regulars, take note: The service, which is a more affordable version of a regular GrabCar albeit with shared passengers, is set to be suspended by the ride-hailing platform due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in the Philippines.According
Among other violations
Grab is a service that goes both ways. It takes cooperation from both the passenger and driver's side to make this whole thing work. And if you think you can get away with being an inconsiderate user without repercussions, think again.
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
The features were supposed to make rides safer
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued a cease and desist order (CDO) against Grab's in-car video and audio recording and selfie-verification pilot runs, saying these are not in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and may
Excited?
The return of GrabBike is looking increasingly likey-at least if the ride-hailing firm's latest activity on social media is to be believed.Grab Philippines head Brian Cu recently took to Facebook to post a teaser of GrabBike's return,
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
The company hopes to improve safety through in-car audio and video recordings
We recently came across a social-media post about a certain in-car recording feature that Grab Philippines has apparently rolled out. In the tweet below, you'll see a netizen actually complaining about how the said features can be enabled without
Excited for this motorcycle taxi to make a comeback?
In case you missed it, Grab has already expressed its intent to revive its own motorcycle taxi service, GrabBike, which was discontinued in 2016 to comply with government regulations.No word yet on exactly when the ride-hailing service will be making
“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
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