Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board - updates

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LTFRB: Hatchbacks also allowed in Metro Cebu, Pampanga

Feb 15, 2018 - 4:27 PM

Hatchback units are allowed to operate under ride-hailing services only within a 3-year period according to the LTFRB

REGULATION. LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III appeared at the Senate committee on public service hearing on February 15, 2018. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

DOH on Dengvaxia deaths, Pimentel on Cha-Cha, LTFRB on new ride-hailing applications | Evening wRap

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:24 PM

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LTFRB will not process new franchise applications for ride-hailing services

Feb 02, 2018 - 2:07 PM

LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada says the regulatory board will process applications submitted as of July 2017

PRIOTIZED. LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada said current active drivers will be prioritized during franchise applications.

LTFRB to accept applications for ride-hailing services again

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:47 PM

The board will be implementing a new process of application for Transport Network Vehicle Services permits or those who want to drive for Grab or Uber

OPEN. The LTFRB will start accepting applications for ride-hailing services again on February 5. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Mayon Volcano eruption, Sanofi on Dengvaxia victims, Poe on LTFRB circular | Evening wRap

Jan 22, 2018 - 9:18 PM

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Poe to LTFRB: 'Explain the math' behind cap on ride-hailing vehicles

Jan 22, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Units registered under Grab Philippines and Uber are around 125,000, exceeding the cap two times over

EXPLAIN. Senator Grace Poe asks the LTFRB to explain the cap on cars under transport network vehicle service. File Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LTFRB spokesperson Aileen Lizada steps down

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:19 PM

Aileen Lizada remains to be part of the Board Member of the regulatory board

STEPPED DOWN. LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada stepped down as the regulatory board's spokesperson. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

'Sana mamatay ka': Netizens harass wrong woman in taxi row

Dec 20, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Christine Interior estimates that she has received over a hundred messages, ranging from innocent inquiries about her identity to vitriol-fueled messages that are peppered with curses and death threats.

Taxi driver files complaint with LTFRB vs woman motorist who slapped him

Dec 18, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Virgilio Doctor goes to LTFRB to file a case against Cherish Sharmaine Interior for physical injuries and damage to property

Bill seeks to institutionalize public transport discount for students

Aug 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

House Bill No 72 seeks to give students up to the age of 30 a 20 discount on all public transportation during the school year including weekends and holidays

20% OFF. Quezon City 5th District Representative Alfred Vargas III wants to institutionalize student fare discounts.

LTFRB sets final projects for Aquino's term

Jan 05, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The LTFRB is making a final push for projects like premium buses and taxis with deals eyed to go beyond 2016

FINAL PUSH. With 6 months remaining before the end of the current administration, LTFRB pushes for the extension of premium point-to-point bus services, jeepney modernization program, the IT PPP deal installation, among others.

LTFRB: Avoid riding Montero units offered by riding services

Dec 03, 2015 - 4:25 PM

The agency tells the public to choose other premium vehicles from companies like Uber and GrabCar

Quezon City e-jeepney fare starts at P7.50

Jan 08, 2015 - 2:27 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is evaluating the petition for the issuance of franchise filed by operators of the e jeepney fleet that will ply routes in Quezon City

SAME FARE. A fleet of electronic-powered jeepneys in Quezon City will use the same tariff system of public utility vehicles. Photo from Global Electric Transportation's Facebook page.

PUVs fare rollback hearing set Jan 9

Dec 18, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board sets the hearing for the proposed fare reduction of taxis UV express airport taxis and buses

Uber partner cars to be placed under LTFRB regulation

Nov 11, 2014 - 3:24 PM

New rules are laid out to integrate Uber into the government s franchising scheme allowing LTFRB to check on the identity of drivers and road worthiness of service cars

Abaya to Uber, LTFRB: Let's work together

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Government must work together with innovators from the tech industry for the benefit of the people DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says after netizens were infuriated by LTFRB action against Uber units

BOC to speed up auction of overstaying goods in Manila ports

Aug 12, 2014 - 4:48 PM

The auction is the newest measure undertaken by the Bureau of Customs to ease port congestion

DECONGESTED SOON. Malacañang assures the public that the congestion at major ports in Metro Manila would ease by Saturday, August 16. File photo by Agence France-Presse / Jay Directo

No more port congestion in Manila mid-August?

Aug 07, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Malacañang assures that Metro Manila ports will be decongested amid intensified efforts to crack down on colorum trucks

Why 'dangerous' buses are still on Metro Manila roads

Dec 19, 2013 - 7:10 AM

People complain but they don t show up during hearings says an LTFRB official

DANGER ON THE ROAD. At least 18 people died after a bus fell off the Skyway on December 16. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Moreno: Manila bus ban a 'miracle'

Jul 29, 2013 - 10:15 AM

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno says lobbyists can try but there s no stopping the implementation of the ban on provincial buses without terminals in the city

BUS FREE. Despite a "modified" bus ban in Manila, buses were nowhere to be found along Espana Avenue early Monday morning. Photo by Rappler/Bea Cupin

Gov't to complete bus terminal system by 2015 - Abaya

Jan 16, 2013 - 6:27 PM

The Transportation Secretary says a feasibility study on the project has started