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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the guidelines for the pilot implementation of motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu. Approved by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on May 8, the guidelines are from the same document that the DOTr cited in its Facebook page on …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has given Motorcycle-hailing app Angkas the go-signal to resume operations under a six-month trial of draft regulations for motorcycle taxis. Angkas Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs George Royeca was assaying that under the six-month test run, the DOTr will inspect the safety and economic …

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Motorcycle taxis can start operating legally in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu after getting a ‘thumbs up’ from the Department of Transportation (DOTr). In a post on its Facebook page, the government agency released the general guidelines for the pilot implementation of the motorcycle taxis on the two regions. The …

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Angkas and other prospective motorcycle-for-hire operators are one step closer to legitimization as the House of Representatives has approved on its third and final reading House Bill No. 8959, also known as the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act.’ The measure, principally authored by Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. (1st District, South Cotabato), aims to …

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Much as it understands the perspective of some lawmakers on the issue of motorcycle taxis operating as public transport, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) also seeks the public’s–and the solons’–understanding as its Technical Working Group (TWG) threshes out the numerous concerns involved in the proposal, foremost of which is commuter …

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Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas scored a major victory as the House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles (PUVs). House Bill 8959 or the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act,’ which consolidated six legislative proposals, defines motorcycles-for-hire …

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On January 14, House Bill 8822 or ‘An Act Allowing the Use of Motorcycles as Public Utility Vehicles’ was filed by Rep. Ruffy Biazon of the Lone District of Muntinlupa at the House of Representatives which seeks to amend the provisions of Republic Act 4136 (RA 4136) or the Land …

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There is hope yet for motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas. Amid the implementation of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) pending the final ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on law enforcement operations against motorcycles for hire, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade wants to form a Technical Working Group …

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The operations of motorcycle ridesharing service provider Angkas has been suspended once again, this time by the Supreme Court (SC), after it handed down a temporary restraining order (TRO) based on a petition filed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) expressed their disappointment over the ruling of the Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court that granted the preliminary injunction of motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas. However, both agencies said that they will continue to fight back in the legal …

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Busy road int Philippines

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reiterated that Angkas, an app-based motorcycle transportation service, doesn’t have any legal authority to operate in the country by cracking down on its operators and riders. Yesterday, August 1, the combined efforts of the agencies led to …

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