After LTFRB says Angkas could be Blacklisted, Angkas Says Sorry

Motorcycle Taxi Mobile App Angkas could be blacklisted in operating in the Philippines, a senior consultant of the inter-agency Technical Working Group (TWG) said.mo p

In an interview, Alberto Suansing, speaking on the capacity as a senior consultant of the Motorcycle Taxi Service TWG, noted several grounds that would make Angkas not eligible for public transport.

"As TWG chair Antonio Gardiola Jr. mentioned, they can be held liable for being a colorum transport vehicle as they have been operating way before the study began," Suansing told Carmudi Philippines.

Senior Consultant in MC Taxi TWG Alberto Suansing


According to him, Angkas has been running since 2015. "If they apply for a government franchise, they can be rejected and held liable for Commonwealth Act 146," he said.

Aside from that, the former transport regulator chief also said that the government would also be running after riders that are not part of the 10,000 listed under the TWG, saying that those are also running colorum.

Meanwhile, Angkas Chief Transport Advocate George Royeca said that they are not picking a fight with the government.

In a press conference, Royeca issued the statement, saying that they are committed to work with government regulators to ensure a successful pilot run for the study.

Meanwhile, Angkas Chief Transport Advocate George Royeca said that they are not picking a fight with the government.

In a press conference, Royeca issued the statement, saying that they are committed to work with government regulators to ensure a successful pilot run for the study.


"Pasensya na po sa naging back and forth. Please dont mistake what we did as defiance," Royeca said.




George Royeca, Chief Transport Advocate for Angkas

He also said that they would also try to map out solutions with the government on those who were apprehended and who will possibly arrested.


Further, Royeca said that they will be removing the surcharge that they have put in place.


According to him, they will comply with the price matrix but will recommend to them to put the surcharging in the creation of the law comes.

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