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After Nueva Ecija bus crash, PNP takes on added road safety role

Apr 22, 2017 - 3:18 PM

PNP Directorate for Operations chief Camilo Cascolan issues instructions to regional chiefs, provincial chiefs, and the Highway Patrol Group

After Nueva Ecija bus crash, PNP takes on added road safety role

Peso vs dollar, CHED, Trump | Midday wRap

Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Peso vs dollar, CHED, Trump | Midday wRap

Grab PH wants to bring GrabCar to more cities

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Grab is lobbying the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to lift the suspension of applications for application-based transport vehicles

Grab PH wants to bring GrabCar to more cities

LTFRB OKs P1 jeepney fare hike

Feb 08, 2017 - 1:30 PM

(UPDATED) From the current P7 minimum fare, commuters will now have to pay P8 for the first 4 kilometers, plus P1.50 per succeeding kilometer, beginning 12:01 am of February 10

LTFRB OKs P1 jeepney fare hike

Senate panel to probe 'unreasonable' surge pricing of Grab, Uber

Jan 28, 2017 - 8:59 AM

'They should not lose sight that their services are mainly for the convenience of the riding public,' says Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee

Senate panel to probe 'unreasonable' surge pricing of Grab, Uber

Thousands of passengers stranded due to Auring

Jan 08, 2017 - 6:10 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board tells transport operators to attend to the needs of affected passengers

Thousands of passengers stranded due to Auring

Free rides on Jan 8-9 as P2P buses resume services

Jan 07, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Point-to-point buses are set to resume regular operations on Tuesday, January 10

Free rides on Jan 8-9 as P2P buses resume services

LTFRB explains suspension of P2P bus service

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:08 AM

LTFRB asks for the 'understanding' of users of the bus service, and assures them that it will be restored once Froelich complies with the requirements

LTFRB explains suspension of P2P bus service

LTFRB suspends point-to-point bus services

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) On Saturday, January 7, P2P Premium Bus System says it will be giving free rides from January 8 to 9, before resuming regular operations on January 10

LTFRB suspends point-to-point bus services

LTFRB rejects 15,000 Uber, Grab applications

Jan 05, 2017 - 11:56 PM

Applicants submitted incomplete requirements or did not appear at hearings

LTFRB rejects 15,000 Uber, Grab applications

ACTO files 'neglect of duty' complaint vs LTFRB officials

Jan 05, 2017 - 12:35 PM

ACTO says the LTFRB is taking too long to act on its appeals, causing inconvenience to operators and the general commuting public

ACTO files 'neglect of duty' complaint vs LTFRB officials

Duterte to order Uber, Grab, taxi drivers to display IDs on car seats

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:49 AM

The President wants guidelines issued by January requiring drivers to place enlarged identification cards on car seats so passengers can easily report abuse

Duterte to order Uber, Grab, taxi drivers to display IDs on car seats

House bill proposes ban on Uber, Grab price surges

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Aside from banning price surges, the proposed bill would also put a cap in the number of vehicles under each transport network company

House bill proposes ban on Uber, Grab price surges

After LTFRB warning, Uber PH limits surge until January 15

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:11 AM

At the same time, the Philippine-based office of the US tech giant hopes government will soon lift the suspension of applications for transportation network vehicle services

After LTFRB warning, Uber PH limits surge until January 15

Heeding LTFRB's call, Grab puts cap on holiday rates

Dec 25, 2016 - 3:41 PM

LTFRB, meanwhile, gives Uber 48 hours to follow suit

Heeding LTFRB's call, Grab puts cap on holiday rates

LTFRB warns Uber, Grab over unreasonable price surge

Dec 24, 2016 - 2:30 PM

After the land transport regulator receives several complaints on Uber and Grab surges ranging from P2,000 to P28,000 this holiday season, the LTFRB says it may cancel or suspend their accreditation

LTFRB warns Uber, Grab over unreasonable price surge

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM

Hello! Here's a round-up of news you need to know this Tuesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Duterte fires 92 personnel from LTFRB, LTO

Dec 12, 2016 - 8:35 PM

'If I allow your practices to continue, nothing will come out of my promise about graft and corruption,' says the President

Duterte fires 92 personnel from LTFRB, LTO

Bad taxi drivers beware: 'Oplan Isnabero' starts December 14

Dec 12, 2016 - 3:17 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, in partnership with malls, urges the public to report complaints against erring taxi drivers this Christmas season

Bad taxi drivers beware: 'Oplan Isnabero' starts December 14

Anti-corruption drive: LTFRB lets go of dozens of employees

Oct 17, 2016 - 8:00 AM

After President Duterte called it 'corruption-ridden,' the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board investigates reports of corruption in the central and regional offices

Anti-corruption drive: LTFRB lets go of dozens of employees

Bill seeks to institutionalize public transport discount for students

Aug 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

House Bill No 72 seeks to give students up to the age of 30 a 20% discount on all public transportation during the school year, including weekends and holidays

Bill seeks to institutionalize public transport discount for students

Communist leaders, Duterte's order, Donald Trump | 12PM wRap

Aug 22, 2016 - 1:51 PM

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Communist leaders, Duterte's order, Donald Trump | 12PM wRap

Duterte order covers only Aquino appointees, LTO, LTFRB – Palace

Aug 22, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says President Rodrigo Duterte's order for appointees to vacate their posts does not apply to current appointees

Duterte order covers only Aquino appointees, LTO, LTFRB – Palace

DOTr 'will comply' with Duterte's call to remove appointees

Aug 21, 2016 - 10:30 PM

'Once a formal directive is issued, compliance is guaranteed,' the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says

DOTr 'will comply' with Duterte's call to remove appointees

Duterte to appointees: Consider your posts vacant

Aug 21, 2016 - 2:45 AM

On Monday, the President plans to declare all positions filled by presidential appointees vacant due to the continued prevalence of corruption in government. The directive spares Cabinet officials.

Duterte to appointees: Consider your posts vacant

Gov't forms inter-agency body to solve Metro Manila traffic

Aug 18, 2016 - 9:55 AM

The inter-agency body, which will follow orders from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, includes the MMDA, PNP Highway Patrol Group, LTO, and LTFRB

Gov't forms inter-agency body to solve Metro Manila traffic

Unsatisfied Duterte to be 'harsher' vs corruption

Aug 15, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The President names the LTFRB and LTO as government agencies that remain corruption-ridden despite his administration's efforts

Unsatisfied Duterte to be 'harsher' vs corruption

Gov't wants to open up subdivisions to ease traffic

Aug 10, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade also emphasizes the need for a 'single traffic authority' to manage Metro Manila's road network

Gov't wants to open up subdivisions to ease traffic

New law requires speed limiters in PUVs, trucks

Aug 06, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Public utility vehicles, cargo trucks, and select private vehicles are now required to install 'speed limiter' devices to help reduce fatal road accidents

New law requires speed limiters in PUVs, trucks

Uber, LTFRB investigating alleged rape of passenger

Aug 03, 2016 - 2:30 PM

In a statement, Uber says it has removed the driver from its system and is cooperating with law enforcement agencies in the ongoing probe

Uber, LTFRB investigating alleged rape of passenger

LTFRB defends ban on UV Express routes along EDSA

Aug 01, 2016 - 10:42 AM

LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III says UV Express shuttles have not been given franchises to use the major thoroughfare in their point-to-point route

LTFRB defends ban on UV Express routes along EDSA

LTFRB bans UV Express shuttles from plying EDSA

Jul 29, 2016 - 6:55 PM

UV Express shuttles 'are not allowed to traverse EDSA, except when crossing the same,' according to a new LTFRB circular

LTFRB bans UV Express shuttles from plying EDSA

Court of Appeals approves phaseout of 15-year-old buses

Jul 26, 2016 - 2:50 PM

The court upholds the constitutionality of two government orders mandating the phaseout of 15-year-old buses, citing public safety

Court of Appeals approves phaseout of 15-year-old buses

LTFRB suspends processing of new Uber, Grab, Uhop applications

Jul 22, 2016 - 12:16 PM

(UPDATED) As of July 15 this year, the transportation department says applications for transportation network vehicle services (TNVS) units rose to 29,151

LTFRB suspends processing of new Uber, Grab, Uhop applications

Uber's carpool service aims to move more people in fewer cars

Jun 15, 2016 - 12:41 PM

uberPOOL aims to provide passengers with cheaper fares while using fewer cars – its contribution to help ease Metro Manila's traffic woes

Uber's carpool service aims to move more people in fewer cars

Alabang-Makati premium bus route launched

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:20 PM

The third point-to-point bus route is expected to provide a convenient transportation option for residents living in parts of Cavite and southern Metro Manila

Alabang-Makati premium bus route launched

Ride-sharing shuttle service U-Hop gets LTFRB accreditation

Mar 17, 2016 - 10:44 AM

The Filipino-developed service uses the same app-based booking system model of Uber and Grab, but U-Hop offers a shuttle service that can seat up to 7 people at a time

Ride-sharing shuttle service U-Hop gets LTFRB accreditation

Permanent taxi flagdown rate nationwide: P30

Mar 08, 2016 - 2:53 PM

The reduction for flagdown rate will take effect 10 days from publication of the order in national dailies – even without calibration and resealing of taxi meters

Permanent taxi flagdown rate nationwide: P30

#CommuterWatch: Should the Government bring back GrabBike?

Mar 05, 2016 - 3:01 PM

The LTFRB recently suspended the app-based motorcycle service for safety reasons. Bikers and commuters, meanwhile, argue that GrabBike needs to stay

#CommuterWatch: Should the Government bring back GrabBike?

LTFRB rejects Grab plea to resume GrabBike operations

Mar 04, 2016 - 4:47 PM

LTFRB says bike services may not be considered alternative public transport due to safety reasons

LTFRB rejects Grab plea to resume GrabBike operations

Super Tuesday, Bin Laden, ISS crew returns to Earth | 6PM wRap

Mar 02, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Super Tuesday, Bin Laden, ISS crew returns to Earth | 6PM wRap

LTFRB to arrest GrabBike drivers

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:13 PM

During a hearing, the LTFRB chief books a GrabBike ride to prove that the service is still ongoing despite a cease and desist order

LTFRB to arrest GrabBike drivers

DOTC, LTFRB launch PWD-friendly premium buses

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:55 AM

The government launches a new class of city premium buses with low floors and foldable ramps for persons with disability

DOTC, LTFRB launch PWD-friendly premium buses

Air21 launches premium NAIA buses Wednesday

Feb 16, 2016 - 2:37 PM

Seven buses will start bringing passengers to 3 NAIA terminals

Air21 launches premium NAIA buses Wednesday

LTFRB to provincial buses: Install GPS by end-April

Feb 12, 2016 - 2:57 PM

For Metro Manila public utility buses, operators have until August 30 to install and register their GPS devices

LTFRB to provincial buses: Install GPS by end-April

Gov't approves two more premium bus routes

Feb 11, 2016 - 5:35 PM

Commuters from North EDSA to Makati and Ortigas can benefit from new point-to-point bus routes

Gov't approves two more premium bus routes

Uber brings carpooling service UberHOP to Manila

Feb 10, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Uber Technologies tests out a carpooling service with specific pick-up and drop-off locations

Uber brings carpooling service UberHOP to Manila

Stories of kindness, perseverance inspire Filipinos

Feb 06, 2016 - 5:26 PM

Mood Meter: Inspired!

Stories of kindness, perseverance inspire Filipinos

Grab temporarily stops GrabBike operations

Feb 04, 2016 - 9:43 PM

Despite the order from the land transport regulator, Grab is still hopeful that authorities will reach a positive decision regarding its 'innovative' service

Grab temporarily stops GrabBike operations

Lawmakers to GrabBike: Cease 'illegal' operations

Feb 03, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Grab says while it will comply once it receives the order, it also wants to work with transport authorities to craft regulations specifically for the motorcycle service

Lawmakers to GrabBike: Cease 'illegal' operations