The growing prominence of ride-sharing apps like Angkas has mainstreamed the operation of habal-habals in cities. But are habal-habals safe?
The LTFRB and TV host James Deakin lock horns over ride-hailing applications
The groups condemn the 'illegal and arbitrary' arrest of transport leader George San Mateo on Tuesday, December 5. Senator Grace Poe says it's even 'unclear what exactly San Mateo violated.'
'The Duterte government and the transport agencies have been exposed... hence their efforts to stifle the movements against [the PUV modernization program],' says Kadamay
(UPDATED) Piston president George San Mateo was charged with a violation of Commonwealth Act No 146 or the Public Service Law. The court set bail at P4,000.
(3rd UPDATE) Piston calls off the planned nationwide transport strike after Senator Grace Poe's appeal to discuss their concerns in a Senate hearing
For many drivers and passengers, motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas is convenient and saves time
This comes after the former beauty queen and actress violates traffic rules then boasts about it on social media
LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada tells Rappler that Angkas can only be allowed once the law – the Land Transportation and Traffic Code – is amended
Angkas has been widely used by its passengers as an alternative to the inefficient public transport in Metro Manila and to slip through the city's horrible traffic
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'We believe that the motorcycle taxi industry will benefit greatly from proper regulation,' says Angkas, after the LTFRB said it is 'considered closed'
The LTFRB says the popular motorcycle ride-hailing service has been operating without a mayor's permit
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The stickers will allow commuters and law enforcers to easily spot Transport Network Vehicles (TNVs) on the road either for riding or apprehension, the LTFRB says
Vice President Leni Robredo says doing so would allow the government to know how stakeholders truly feel about the PUV modernization program and, in turn, explain their decisions to the public
(UPDATED) The LTFRB now allows students to avail of their commute discount beyond weekdays
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In a House briefing, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board also could not tell lawmakers how many jeepney drivers would be displaced
Based on the update sent by the LTFRB, only some parts of Central Luzon and Calabarzon are affected by the strike
Citing a 2011 order, LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada says jeepney drivers are prohibited from going on strike
(UPDATED) What are the contingency plans for the two-day nationwide transport strike?
The LTFRB in Central Visayas says it will give special permits to these busses, which will charge P10 to convey stranded passengers during the jeepney strike
LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada says drivers who accept payment from passengers in a 'carpool' should get a franchise
'The riding public expects a better service from the increase of the fare,' says LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III
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The decisions to be made by the Philippine Competition Commission in coming months, as it fully implements the Philippine Competition Act, will set the tone for competition regulation in Philippine markets
Drivers of buses, jeepneys, taxis, and ride-hailing services like Grab and Uber will be included in a memorandum circular on mandatory drug testing
The Stop and Go Coalition says they are against the government’s plan to lend operators P1.6 million for jeepney modernization
(UPDATED) Transport groups ask the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to increase the minimum fare because of increasing fuel prices
Due to petitioners’ repeated failure to comply with the foregoing directives the Court deems it appropriate to dismiss the petition says the Court of Appeals
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Meanwhile some social media users direct their attention toward the LTFRB after its decision to lift the suspension
Uber can operate in the Philippines again after the company paid a P190 million fine and provided compensation to its drivers
The LTFRB still requires Uber to submit proof that it has paid its drivers P299 24 million during the days they were not allowed to ply the streets
Senator Grace Poe however is quite disappointed the LTFRB released its decision late on Friday barring Uber from paying the penalty immediately
Uber will be paying LTFRB a fine of P190 million and will give its drivers financial aid for lost earnings
UPDATED The LTFRB bases the fine on the daily earnings of Uber which it estimates to earn between P7 million and P10 million per day by servicing at least 150 000 trips a day
To improve the welfare of the riding public don’t kill a new industry that many people have come to love and depend on
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The service is founded by former Uber driver Christopher David who once said that Uber and Lyft think that drivers are just numbers
The affected drivers should present proof of Uber accreditation and proof of insurance coverage