Grab commends PH gov't move to legalize MC taxis, reform TNC policies

Legalization of MC taxis to create more jobs, improve country's transport condition

Grab PH

Grab Philippines commended the Philippine government’s move to legalize motorcycle taxis and reform the transport network vehicle service regulation.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What does the legalization of motorcycle taxis mean for Grab Philippines?

    According to Grab Philippines, the legalization of motorcycle taxis means creating more jobs for Filipinos and improving the transport condition of the nation.
  • How many jobs did Grab PH create in 2023 alone?

    Last year, Grab PH gave some 100,000 Filipinos opportunities for livelihood.
  • Per the multi-national technology company’s local wing, the significant step not only is a stride towards creating more jobs but also a leap in improving the transport conditions for millions of commuters.

    Grace Vera Cruz

    “Thank you, President (Ferdinand) Marcos and Speaker (Martin) Romualdez, for heeding the call to prioritize motorcycle taxi legalization and reforming TNVS (transport network vehicle service) regulations. Your leadership in this pivotal moment will create numerous job opportunities and markedly improve the commuting experience across the nation,” Grab Philippines Country Head Grace Vera Cruz said.

    “We are humbled and honored to be recognized as a true partner of the Philippine government and our kababayans in achieving this milestone. Our commitment to being the champion for commuters and drivers remains steadfast, as we continue to match our words with tangible actions. Our approach is, and always will be, to work collaboratively with the government and community stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for the Filipino people,” added she.

    Further, Grab Philippines revealed — during a meeting with the country's cheif executive and the House of Representatives leadership — shared its role in fueling the Philippines’ economic growth and stability.

    Grab Philippines reported that it eased the country’s unemployment from 2019 to 2021 by 1.1 percent. In addition, Grab Philippine’s on-demand rides and delivery business has been instrumental in creating over 100,000 new livelihood opportunities last year.

    Moreover, the company’s efforts have digitalized more than 15,000 micro, small, and medium enterprises.

    Photos from Grab Philippines

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