JoyRide - updates

Rappler's latest stories on JoyRide


WATCH: Daily struggle of every 'mandirigma' commuter in Metro Manila

Mar 08, 2020 - 4:04 PM

Rappler reporter Aika Rey documents her commute as the end of motorcycle taxi pilot run draws near

Running out of time Is there enough data to legalize motorcycle taxis?

Feb 26, 2020 - 1:30 PM

Regulators have been studying the viability of motorcycle taxis for 8 months now. Where are their findings?

JoyRide to begin motorcycle taxi operations in Metro Cebu in February

Feb 11, 2020 - 5:58 PM

JoyRide says drivers can start using the app to pick up passengers in the next 2 weeks

LAUNCHING. JoyRide says they will launch in Metro Cebu within this month. Photo from JoyRide's Facebook page

QC court denies Angkas' bid to exclude JoyRide, Move It from pilot run

Jan 10, 2020 - 10:42 PM

Quezon City Judge Catherine Manodon points out that the two players are already operating, so 'nothing more can be restrained'

STILL HERE. JoyRide and Move It continue to operate under the motorcycle taxi pilot run, as Angkas's petition to exclude them is denied by a Quezon City regional trial court. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

JoyRide registers almost 3,000 bikers during pro-government rally

Jan 05, 2020 - 2:55 PM

The Duterte Quezon City Gladiators, who organized the rally, say they also invited Angkas and Move It, but only JoyRide's presence is apparent

PRO-DUTERTE RECRUITMENT. JoyRide holds a mass biker registration during a pro-government rally, also held in support of the motorcycle taxi technical working group. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

Groups threaten graft complaint vs TWG of motorcycle taxi pilot run

Jan 03, 2020 - 4:42 PM

Lawyers ask why Senator Pimentel endorsed Joyride to the motorcycle taxi pilot run, and why 9 other applicants were denied entry

IRREGULARITIES? Concerned lawyers present documents to the media which they claim show irregularities in the technical working group's decision-making process. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

Koko Pimentel says he endorsed JoyRide to avoid Angkas monopoly

Jan 03, 2020 - 3:38 PM

‘[A] pilot testing program must reflect real life situation and there should be competition and not a monopoly,’ says Senator Pimentel, who is friends with the owners of JoyRide

NEW ENTRANT. JoyRide joins the pilot implementation of motorcycle taxi services. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

JoyRide sought Koko Pimentel's endorsement in pilot-run bid

Jan 02, 2020 - 4:43 PM

Despite the senator's endorsement, JoyRide Vice President for Corporate Communications Noli Eala says he doesn't think it helped their application for the pilot-run of motorcycle taxis

JOYRIDE. New motorcycle taxi firm JoyRide reiterates it is owned and operated by Filipinos, and that Senator Bong Go does not have any stakes in the company. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

JoyRide PH needs 3,500 more to reach 10,000 biker limit

Dec 25, 2019 - 3:43 PM

(UPDATED) The new motorcycle taxi provider already has 6,500 bikers onboard and ready to hit the roads

Thousands of Angkas gather at the People Power Monument along White Planes in Quezon City on Sunday during “Save Angkas” Unity Gathering, following LTFRB decreased number of Angkas bikers allowed to operate next year to 10,000 from 27,000. DARREN LANGIT

Amid rumors and dubious posts, netizens call for #BoycottJoyRide

Dec 24, 2019 - 4:43 PM

Filipinos online raise eyebrows at JoyRide's introduction in the market for motorcycle taxis, given a number of suspicious posts from apparent bots and endorsers

Angkas bikers can be absorbed by JoyRide, Move It – gov't

Dec 22, 2019 - 1:20 AM

A Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board official says they want to ensure a competitive market and avoid a monopoly by Angkas

JoyRide, Move It join Angkas in extended motorcycle taxi pilot run

Dec 20, 2019 - 5:54 PM

The extended pilot run will last until March 23, 2020

3 MONTHS MORE. Angkas will continue to operate for at least 3 more months, this time joined by new providers JoyRide and Move It in the pilot implementation. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

New motorcycle taxi firm JoyRide set to challenge Angkas

Oct 20, 2019 - 4:10 PM

While the prospects for competition may seem bleak this year, new motorcycle taxi firm JoyRide ramps up preparations ahead of its official app launch

NEW PLAYER? Motorcycle ride-hailing firm JoyRide has started driver registration ahead of its official app launch. Screenshot from JoyRide video

Fete dela Musique 2013: Music mecca

Jun 20, 2013 - 12:17 PM

The music festival regaled lovers of every music genre despite rain and traffic

GET THE MUSIC STARTED. French band Naïve New Beaters pumps up the crowd with their blend of hiphop and dance music. All photos by Pia Ranada