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LTFRB Chair Martin Delgra

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin Delgra III is expected to explain his side on the complaints hurled at him by TNVS groups. Delgra has been ordered by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) to air his side within three days to shed light on the issue. “We …

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Grab Philippines welcomed the government’s move that allows hatchbacks within the 55,000 units in the TNVS master list to operate as public transport. This came after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) leadership ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the said vehicles run on the conditions …

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The group of transport network vehicle services (TNVS) operators and drivers, expressed dismay over the dialogue initiated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday. During the dialogue at the LTFRB office, the Laban TNVS group—one of the parties that staged the transport holiday on Monday, July …

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Transport network vehicle service (TNVS) drivers and operators held their ‘transport holiday’ yesterday, July 8, by holding a 12-hour ‘offline’ stop operation. From 6 AM to 6PM, protesting TNVS drivers belonging to Laban TNVS also warned the government that there could be similar events in the future. According to the …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has said that the ‘transport holiday’ scheduled on Monday, July 8, should be reconsidered. LTFRB chair Atty. Martin Delgra III made the appeal to Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) operators “in the interest of the commuting public.” Various media outlets–including CARMUDI PHILIPPINES–have …

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After the upcoming transport holiday on Monday next week was announced yesterday, Wednesday, July 3, Grab Philippines is urging drivers of transport network vehicle services (TNVS) to exercise “utmost restraint.” Grab Philippines Public Affairs Manager Nicka Hosaka said that TNVS should show utmost restraint before any actions are to be …

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Transport network vehicle service drivers are set to conduct their own set of ‘transport holiday’ on Monday. Among those who are expected to join are leaders of various hatchback and sedan transport network vehicle service (TNVS) communities nationwide, labor groups, Defend Job Philippines, Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection, Kabataan …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) called for a dialogue with representatives from various Transport Network Companies (TNCs) to discuss a new TNC policy of imposing Cancellation and No-Show fees amounting to PHP50 to passengers who cancel their bookings five minutes after being assigned to a driver and …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved two new transportation network companies (TNCs) in Aztech Solution International Corporation with its Snappy Cab service, and RYD Global Inc. with its, well, RYD Global service. “With two new TNCs, there will be more choices for commuters,” the LTFRB said …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has reversed its previous ruling after it allowed transport network companies (TNCs) to impose a PHP2-per-minute travel rate. In Memorandum Circular 2018-019, the Board said that there is a need to “rationalize and adjust the fare structure for Transport Network vehicles service …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now accepting applicants for new certificates of public convenience (CPC) for those who are interested in getting into the transport network vehicle service (TNVS) business. As of 8 AM of August 24 last Friday, the LTFRB has begun accepting the online …

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MiCab might be relatively new in the Transport Network Company (TNC) scene, but it isn’t lacking experience when it comes to accusing Grab of pirating its drivers through “phantom bookings.” According to MiCab’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Eddie Ybañez, Grab is recruiting MiCab’s driver’s by booking them first and …

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Transport Network Company (TNC) Grab Philippines is seeking for the reversal of the PHP10 million penalty slapped against them for allegedly overcharging riders. In its motion for reconsideration submitted to the Board last July 19, MyTaxi.ph, the company behind Grab Philippines, sought for the reversal of the Land Transportation Franchising …

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LTFRB Members Aileen Lizada and Martin Delgra

There’s something going on in the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) right now that the general public doesn’t know about, and that is there’s some trouble brewing within the agency’s three-person membership. The first sign of discord surfaced on June 28 when LTRFB board member Atty. Aileen Lizada …

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Grab Brian Cu

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered Grab Philippines to pay the hefty sum of PHP10 million as penalty for allegedly overcharging customers. The government franchising agency is also requiring the ride-hailing service provider to reimburse passengers for the collected PHP2-per-minute waiting time charge. As per the …

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