Articles about Taxi Driver

We’ll take anything to improve public transport at this point
Faith in humanity restored
During horrible crises like this ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we hear about acts of kindness that restore our faith in humanity. A recent example is how this taxi driver helped bring a stranded student home from Spain all the way to Italy-and
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Despite the rapid rise of ride-sharing companies over the past few years, taxis have survived the times and continue to ply the roads each and every day. However, their less-than-stellar reputation can't be denied.Nearly everyone has a
Merry Christmas
Is the choosy taxi driver's stranglehold on the Filipino commuter finally coming to an end? If the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board's (LTFRB) latest data is anything to go by, then yes, it finally is.According to the government
She’s based in Japan
Let's just cut to the chase. The angelic woman pictured above? She's a taxi driver. Yes, an actual taxi driver-as in she gets people from point A to B inside a car for money. Don't believe us? Just
Do you agree?
Two days ago, we reported that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) was recalibrating and resealing taxi meters, as well as implementing a new set of fares.Prior to recalibration and resealing, regular taxis charged a fare of P40 for
Will you go back to riding them?
The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that it will begin the calibration and resealing of taxi meters.In a Facebook status posted by the government agency earlier today, it said it is resealing the taxi meters "to
If you say so
We're guessing that the headline of this story alone will elicit lots of angry reactions and horror stories in the comments. Apparently, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board isn't entirely blind to this problem. "To effectively address this problem
We just want to get home
Had trouble getting around since the Uber suspension? The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has heard your cries for help, and is proposing a solution. Whether you agree with it or not depends on your perspective.According to a report
But they're not justifying it
Earlier today, Grab, Uber, the Land Transportation Regulatory and Franchising Board (LTFRB), and representatives from various sectors attended a committee hearing on public services to discuss recent issues surrounding Transport Network Companies (TNC), as well as the Philippine app-based ride-hailing
'Sir, sira aircon.'
Just when you thought commuting in the Philippines couldn't get any worse, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a crackdown on Grab and Uber drivers "which do not have the required Certificates of Public Convenience."Because in
It's a lot harder than you think
Here's a situation the common carless Pinoy faces far too often: It's the end of the day, you're exhausted after a busy nine-to-five at the office, and all you want to do is change into a loose
A new AXN game show on wheels
Finally, there's one good thing that traffic might give Metro Manila commuters: a chance to win cash through the game show Cash Cab Philippines.AXN's new 13-episode series will kick off on December 22 at 8:50pm. An encore
Which transportation service is better?
There are inevitable days when we can't--or would rather not--use our personal vehicles. There are "coding" situations, scheduled maintenance, or times when you just want to avoid the soul-sucking experience of Metro Manila traffic.Back in the day,
Good idea or bad?
Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Catanduanes) has filed House Resolution 1771, which tasks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to take a more proactive stance in preventing taxi-related crimes."Public order and safety strongly demand that a holistic strategy--not a case-
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