The buses, operating from San Jose, Occidental Mindoro to Manila, are suspended for 30 days
Piston, with No To Jeepney Phaseout Coalition, will hold a transport strike from 12:01 am on Monday
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With the LTFRB now accepting again franchise applications, Grab and Uber drivers no longer have to worry about getting apprehended on the road for being ‘colorum’
TNVS operators with lease-to-own vehicles under the Toyota Financial Services can apply for franchise
Batangas City Councilor Oliver Macatangay says the city council suspended U-Hop operations as the operators have yet to secure Certificates of Public Convenience from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
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(UPDATED) The transport regulatory body also orders hatchback units to operate within Metro Manila only and should charge lower rates compared to sedans
LTFRB Regional Director asserts transport providers have a stake in the blame for the negative reaction to the fare hike, as they had been undercharging passengers for more than 10 years
The Department of Transportation says it will review the limit on the number of vehicles for ride-hailing apps
(UPDATED) From the current P5.70 fare per kilometer for UberX, the ride-hailing service firm proposes to increase it to P9 to P12, depending on the time of the day
'Papatayin ninyo ang hanapbuhay ng mga Pilipino,' says TeamSpeed, a group of Grab and Uber drivers
LTFRB spokesperson Aileen Lizada says Grab has around 55,000 units, while Uber has around 70,000
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In its fare hike petition before the LTFRB, Grab cites the increased cost of vehicle maintenance and higher fuel prices with the imposition of a new tax reform law
(UPDATED) Partas Transportation and the jeepney operator must attend separate LTFRB hearings on January 10
'This is long overdue. At least now the senior citizens don't have to get wet in the rain to hail a taxi cab,' says LTFRB spokesperson Aileen Lizada
While in limbo, 15,000 Angkas drivers receive financial assistance equivalent to 60% of their earnings last October
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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
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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
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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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
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