taxis in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on taxis in the Philippines


Premium taxi drivers to get salaries in new guideline

May 23, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade signs the 'Taxi Modernization Program' in line with the public utility vehicle modernization program of the government

NEW GUIDELINES. Premium taxis are up next to be modernized under the Department of Transportation. File photo by Rappler

House wants to penalize taxi drivers who decline passengers

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:10 PM

If passed into law, House Bill 7774 would prohibit taxi drivers from refusing a trip once they have been flagged down by a passenger

PASSENGER RIGHTS. A House bill approved on 2nd reading seeks to establish a list of passenger rights. File photo by Rappler

LTFRB starts recalibrating taxis for fare increase

Aug 01, 2018 - 3:10 PM

Only taxis with recalibrated meters can charge a higher distance rate of P13.50 per kilometer and P2 per minute of travel, says the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board

HIGHER FARE. The LTFRB starts recalibrating taxi meters to include higher travel distance and duration rates. File photo

Woman who slapped taxi driver may lose driver's license soon

Dec 20, 2017 - 1:32 PM

In a second complaint, taxi driver Virgilio Doctor says Cherish Interior poses a danger to the public, given her 'uncontrollable temper'

ASSAULT. A woman, identified as Cherish Sharmaine Interior, assaulted a taxi driver over a traffic row. Screengrab from Joshua Baluyot's Facebook video