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LTFRB questions Hype’s fare scheme

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a show-cause order to transport network company (TNC) Hype Transport Systems, Inc. for allegedly imposing a P2 per minute travel time charge without authority from the Board.

After Grab, LTFRB orders Hype to explain P2-per-minute charge

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a show-cause order to transport network company (TNC) Hype Transport Systems, Inc. for allegedly...

Grab: P2 per minute charge is legal

GRAB Philippines maintained that its P2 per minute waiting time charge was legal, saying it will study its legal options regarding the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) order that slapped a P10-million fine on the company for allegedly overcharging passengers.

Another round of jeepney fare hike still possible — LTFRB

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said another fare hike for public utility jeepneys (PUJ) is still possible as hearings on the petition of five transport groups for a P2 increase continue.

LTFRB says it approved ₱1-jeepney fare hike, order yet to be...

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a P1 fare hike on public utility jeepneys (PUJ) in its board meeting Wednesday...

LTFRB accredits new TNC E-Pick Me Up

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) confirmed that it accredited a new transport network company (TNC) on Thursday.

LTFRB accredits new TNC E-Pick Me Up

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) confirmed it has accredited a new transport network company (TNC) on Thursday, June 28. Inter-Agency Council for...

LTFRB mulling moratorium on new ride-hailing companies

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is mulling a moratorium on the entry of more transport network companies (TNC), following the new department order tasking the agency to regulate the transportation segment.

Indonesia’s Go-Jek will beat local transport network firms, group warns

A FORMER board member of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has raised concerns over the possible entry of Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek into the Philippine market.

LTFRB given power to set ride-sharing fares

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) has empowered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to regulate fares charged by transport network companies (TNCs) and transport network vehicle services (TNVS).

Micab partners with Huawei for customized tablets for drivers

TAXI-HAILING firm Micab Systems Corp. formalized a deal with technology giant Huawei on Friday for the provision of customized tablets for its drivers.

LTFRB opens CPC application for buses

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will start accepting applications for appropriation of certificates of public convenience (CPCs) to address the “shortage of buses,” board member Aileen Lourdes A. Lizada said.

LTFRB reminds PUVs to give student discounts even on non-school days

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a reminder to all public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to give student discounts year-round as classes resume this week.

Grab files petition to reimpose P2/min charge

GRAB Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) has filed a formal petition with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow it to again levy...

Indonesian firm looking to provide TNVS services

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday met with officials from Indonesian firm Go-Jek, warning them of the different policies in...

MiCab secures LTFRB accreditation

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it has accredited a Filipino-owned transport network company (TNC) MiCab Systems Corp., which is seen...

LTFRB halts Grab’s P2/min. charge

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered transport network company (TNC) Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) to suspend its P2 per-minute waiting...

LTFRB accredits TNCs Hirna, Hype

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday said it has accredited two transport network companies (TNCs),...

Gov’t to sue ride-sharing startup Arcade City if it fails to...

By Janina C. Lim, Reporter THE government has threatened to take legal action against ride-sharing startup Arcade City if it fails to halt operations and proceeds...

LTFRB: Uber operations until April 15

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board said Uber Philippines (Uber Systems Inc)'s operations as a ride-sharing company or...

Consumer group calls for LTFRB to stop meddling in review of...

Consumer group Laban Konsyumer Inc. on Tuesday told the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to stop meddling in the ongoing review of...

Grab Philippines: Uber app to continue working but with ‘limited functionality’

Uber users in the Philippines will still be able to book rides via mobile application as Grab Philippines announced that the Uber app will...

LTFRB says 4 firms seek licenses for ride-share

ANOTHER ride-sharing company is seeking to apply for accreditation with the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Board Member Aileen Lourdes A. Lizada said that...

Duterte to host expo on mass transportation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to lead opening rites today, April 3, for “Public Transport Modernization Expo: Modernong Sasakyan, Progresibong Bayan” — the...

Gov’t considering moves to allow ride-sharing in more regions

THE government is considering moves to allow ride-sharing in more regions, including Mindanao, owing to the lack of transport capacities in these areas. The Land...

LTFRB to study allowing TNVS outside Metro Manila

The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is looking into allowing transport network vehicle services (TNVS) to operate in more regions in the...

Ride-sharing quota for Metro Manila may rise

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it is considering an increase in the number of ride-sharing vehicles in Metro Manila and surrounding areas. In a...

Gov’t to accept Uber, Grab franchise applications on February 5

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter STARTING February 5, the government will start accepting franchise applications for vehicles to be used on ride-hailing platforms despite setting...

PUV category eyed for ride-sharing companies

By Patrizia P. C. Marcelo Reporter THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to implement new regulations this year for ride-sharing companies, including...

Indonesian ride-hailing firm confronted by law vs motorbikes as public transport

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo INDONESIAN MOTORBIKE-HAILING company Go-Jek may encounter challenges in its plan to operate in the Philippines, given legislation prohibiting motorcycles to...

Transport group leader San Mateo arrested

TRANSPORT GROUPS opposing the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization raised a howl against the Quezon City (QC) police’s move on Tuesday to arrest chairman...

Grab calls for info sharing on ‘blacklisted’ passengers

GRAB PHILIPPINES (MyTAXI.PH, Inc.) has called on ride-sharing services to share a common database of so-called “blacklisted” passengers, in the aftermath of the alleged...

Transport strike on; gov’t offices, schools closed

By Rosemarie A. Zamora MALACAÑANG HAS declared a nationwide suspension of classes, both in public and private schools, as well as government work due to...

P13.50-per-kilometer taxi fare hike OK’d

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Wednesday, Oct. 4, it has approved the petition to increase taxi...

LTFRB to decide soon on taxi fare increase, guidelines on ride-sharing...

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will release its official decision on the proposed increase in taxi fares,...

LTFRB to Uber: No Uber-Pasig bus project

TRANSPORT regulators have stopped a planned launch by Uber Philippines (Uber Systems, Inc.) of a new bus project in Pasig City. At a press conference...

Uber suspension cuts Metro Manila travel time by 5% — MMDA

THE SUSPENSION imposed against Uber Philippines, a unit of Uber Systems, Inc., has improved travel times on Metro Manila’s roads, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority...

LTFRB suspends Uber accreditation for one month

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday suspended the accreditation and operations of Uber System, Inc. (Uber Philippines) for a month. In...

Drivers ask gov’t to lift order suspending Grab, Uber applications

DRIVERS who earn from ride-hailing platforms on Friday asked government to lift an order that stopped authorities from receiving and processing applications of car...