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Uber joins queue to hike ride share fees

Uber Philippines is seeking increased fare for its popular affordable vehicle category as drivers feel the pinch of higher fuel prices and new regulations. The move came after rival Grab also sought to increase fare earlier this month. Late last year, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) allowed a new fare scheme for […]

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LTFRB limits Uber, Grab cars plying Metro Manila, nearby provinces to 45,000

After months of consultation, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has finally come up with a common pool of app-based drivers, but transport network company (TNC) Grab is not too happy with it, pointing out that the number the LTFRB arrived at might make it harder for commuters to book a ride. Based […]

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No fare hike yet due to Train

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) warned on Monday that drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) would be fined and their franchise revoked should they start charging higher fare rates without the agency’s approval. Following the expected increase in the prices of petroleum products due to the Duterte administration’s tax reform […]

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Stop misinforming the public, LTFRB tells blogger-TV host

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) called out on Friday blogger-TV host James Deakin for what it called his spreading of “fake news” when he posted on his Facebook page on Friday the alleged new guidelines covering transport network vehicle services (TNVS). Deakin said in his post that TNVS operators, including those with […]

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LTFRB: Uber, Grab drivers now face same penalties as erring cab drivers

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has revised the rules covering transport network companies (TNCs), specifically on the accreditation of their operations and the conditions for the maintenance of their driver-partners’ certificate of public conveyance. The changes were laid out in four memorandum circulars published by the LTFRB which amended the ones it […]

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Release TNVS guidelines before holidays, Poe tells LTFRB

Sen. Grace Poe urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday to finalize the guidelines on transport network vehicle services (TNVS) before the start of the holiday season to help out commuters. She issued the reminder after the agency failed to meet its self-imposed deadline for releasing a comprehensive and effective protocol […]

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LTFRB: Duterte’s deadline for jeepney phaseout an expression of urgency

The January 1 deadline President Rodrigo Duterte gave for the phase out of old jeepney units was simply an “expression of urgency,” Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Martin Delgra said on Thursday. “I’d like to put this in context insofar as the way I understand the President, he has spoken firmly, or […]

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LTFRB questions u-Hop for alleged ban violation

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is demanding an explanation from transport network company (TNC) u-Hop after it reportedly continued to accept new drivers on its platform despite an existing ban. In a statement on Monday, the LTFRB directed u-Hop “to stop the activation” of new driver applicants and refrain from putting the […]

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LTFRB OKs taxi fare hike, sets flagdown rate at P40

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved on Wednesday the taxi industry’s request for a fare increase, the first in seven years, that is seen to help taxi drivers become more competitive amid the surge of app-based transport services. In its eight-page decision, the LTFRB cited inflation, the rising cost of fuel and […]

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LTFRB: Only 3 cars per Uber, Grab operator

Ride-sharing services providers under transport network companies (TNCs) Grab and Uber will be limited to a fleet of not more than three vehicles, Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LFTRB) chair Martin Delgra told senators on Wednesday. At a Senate briefing on the Department of Transportation budget, Delgra told Sen. Grace Poe that the LTFRB […]

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