Introducing GrabFamily and GrabPet
The newly launched GrabCar Premium service sounds nice and all, and we're sure it'll have its own share of users. But if you've been waiting for the ride-hailing company to roll out something more practical and inclusive, this
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
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
Rebates for riders charged P2 per minute
In an order released by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) dated July 9, 2018, Grab Philippines is being ordered to pay a P10 million penalty. The ride-sharing company is also ordered to reimburse riders who were charged with
And it's only been 30 days
Thirty days after Grab rolled out its 100-day campaign to improve service, the ride-hailing app has announced that driver cancellation is now down by 50%.According to Cindy Toh, Grab country marketing head, from an average of 9% back in
Company will do it all in 100 days
Over the next 100 days, Grab--which hasn't exactly had the rosiest time in the Philippines since it acquired Uber's Southeast Asian operations--plans to drastically improve its ride-hailing services, not just for its riders but for its drivers
Say hello to Hype and Hirna
It's been a tough go for some following Uber's exit out of the country. But it seems that all isn't lost yet for our ride-sharing future. Philstar reports that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has
This lawmaker thinks so
A Philippine lawmaker is accusing Grab of charging customers P2.00 per minute during trips illegally, going as far as to say the company currently owes the riding public a P1.8 billion refund.The allegation was made by Congressman Jericho "Koko"
With the expected dose of Pinoy humor
After weeks of speculation and rumors, Uber has finally sold its Southeast Asian operations to its main rival, Grab. And yes, this includes the ride-sharing platform's operations in the Philippines.In a statement released on Grab Philippines' official blog, the
And what would that mean for us?
The Uber vs. Grab debate has become the urban commuter's version of Marvel vs. DC. Both companies offer the same service, but you'll find ardent followers on either side for a variety of reasons. One company might offer better rates
As expected
Uber has announced that it has filed a petition for a hike in fares to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).In a statement entitled "Ensuring a sustainable business model for driver-partners" uploaded to the Uber Philippines website, the
You're the real MVP
No, it didn't begin with some drunken night out in Makati or after we'd downed one too many bottles of Light after work. You've been the designated driver before anyone in our age bracket had even crossed over into
Offenders caught will be considered colorum
The issues between the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Transportation Network Companies (TNC) aren't over. In an advisory published yesterday, the LTFRB reinforced a previously issued a cease and desist order against Wunder Carpool. The initial order, issued
Commuters, rejoice!
It's only been a few weeks, but it's felt like forever for the many commuters who have had to go around the city without Uber's services. They've had to deal with everything from endless terminal lines, lack of
Fair decision or d*** move?
Social media has been ablaze recently with stories of commuters' woes since the month-long suspension of Uber was put in effect. From tales of taxi drivers being absolute d***s to endless lines at bus terminals, it's been a tough
This is effective immediately
The plot thickens once more on the issue between ride-sharing companies and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). The government organization has issued an order today suspending Uber's accreditation. As per the order, Uber is expected to cease
Finally, some good news
The recent order issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to shut down uncertified Grab and Uber vehicles has caused an uproar in the last few days. Commuters who have come to rely on those services have been hoping and
He said, she said
So a lot of people (including many of you who are reading this) are very much against the recent order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to shut down uncertified Uber and Grab cars from operating on the road.
Let's hope more voices join the clamor
Finally, someone upstairs is on the people's side. Senator JV Ejercito is seeking to reach a compromise between the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and ride-sharing services Grab and Uber over the former's recent order to shut
Say hello to Big Brother
So you probably know by now about the government's PUV modernization program, and how it plans to revamp and upgrade our public transportation systems. Well, the Department of Transportation has just made public its Ominibus Franchising Guidelines (OFG) on the program,
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