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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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Grab Driver

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 Toyota

Top executives from Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), Grab Philippines, and Toyota Financial Services Philippines (TFSPH) gathered Wednesday afternoon, October 24, 2018, to officially sign the Memorandum of Agreement that makes vehicle replacement and regular maintenance easier for existing TNVS drivers. The TMP-Grab Philippines partnership announced earlier this October, is an …

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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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Transport Network Company Grab Philippines on Tuesday welcomed the move of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) as it opened 10,000 slots for new Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) applicants. Leo Gonzales, Grab Philippines’ head of Public Affairs, was quoted in the statement that while the decision of …

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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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Grab Philippines Brian Cu

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Friday, August 10, approved the legality of the Grab-Uber merger, but imposed requirements for the existing entity. This as Grab Philippines assured that it will abide by the voluntary commitments that it has told the anti-trust body. Brian Cu, Grab Philippines’ country head , …

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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 Philippines Brian Cu

Grab Philippines Managing Director Brian Cu said that his company has shifted from providing incentives to subsidies dished out to partner-drivers.   In an interview, Cu that the shift was made from rebates to subsidies after the net commission of drivers had gone “as low as 12 percent, which is …

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Grab Driver

In an effort to ensure that fares are just and reasonable, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) released a new order giving the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) the full authority to regulate and determine the fares, rates, and other related charges being imposed by Transport Network Companies (TNCs). …

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Go-Jek

Go-Jek, a popular ride-hailing service that started in Indonesia in 2010, has officially expressed its interest to enter the Philippine market by meeting recently with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Two officials from Go-Jek’s main office in Indonesia met with the board recently–Rohan Monga, COO and Head …

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Grab Driver

Since Uber was acquired by rival transport network company (TNC) Grab in Southeast Asia, the loss of the former has been felt by the riding public since its accredited drivers weren’t automatically absorbed by the latter, particularly in the Philippines. The influx of new TNCs in the form of newly-accredited …

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Grab

Drivers of transport network company (TNC) Grab Philippines are lamenting the suspension of the PHP2 per minute travel charge by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), saying that it has adversely affect their livelihood as the total amount of the fee collected by the driver at the end …

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Grab Driver

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently held a dialogue with transport network vehicle service (TNVS) partners–the drivers and operators that run under Grab, and until recently, Uber‘s, banners–to discuss the various issues being raised in the news and social media regarding the supposed decline in their service. …

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