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Is the PUV modernization program 'anti-poor?'

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:26 AM

With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises the government says it is not anti poor – it even is pro poor they say

REPLACED SOON. Despite it being overused, the jeepney has remained a cultural icon for the Philippines. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Peso vs dollar, CHED, Trump | Midday wRap

Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

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Comelec on Smartmatic, LTFRB response, Cotto vs Alvarez | 6PM wRap

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

PH taxi industry protests new rules

Jun 04, 2015 - 7:27 PM

The government says taxi operators should improve and modernize their services rather than fight regulations

TAXI PROTEST. DOTC Spokesperson Michael Arthur Sagcal says if regular taxi cabs cannot beat ride-sharing service providers, like Uber, they should join them. File photo by Rappler

DOTC lays down rules for new transport categories

May 13, 2015 - 7:19 PM

The rules will guide companies that want to operate under the 4 new transport categories: Transportation Network Vehicle Service TNVS Premium Taxi Airport Bus and Bus Rapid Transit

"We view technological innovation as a driver for progress, especially in transportation where it can provide safer and more convenient commuting options to the public," DOTC secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says. File photo by Uber

Taxis beware: Gov't introduces 4 new transport categories

May 11, 2015 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED The new transport categories are meant to ease traffic congestion not kill the taxi industry DOTC says

In PH, Uber, GrabTaxi get license to work nationwide

May 10, 2015 - 8:19 PM

The new classification will allow popular services like Uber and GrabCar to operate within the regulatory framework

When public transport is an injustice

Feb 05, 2015 - 3:19 PM

A year after the Florida bus crash we are reminded of the injustice the riding public has to go through everyday as they come to work or go home to their families

Did LTFRB circulars worsen Metro traffic? Lawmakers to probe

Aug 04, 2014 - 5:32 PM

Senator Santiago and Valenzuela congressman Gatchalian question the legality of recent LTFRB circulars that effectively protects colorum buses

Lessen traffic woes, join the app challenge

Jul 01, 2013 - 12:18 PM

The DOTC will hold a competition to make a new transit application to help Metro Manila motorists and commuters

THE NEXT BIG TRANSIT APP? The DOTC is looking to app developers for a new app to help motorists and commuters using its data. Screen shots from Waze, MMDA, and TrafficDito