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The Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued a statement that they are planning to ban hatchback and compact cars from transportation network companies such as Uber and Grab. LTFRB board member Atty. Aileen Lizada confirmed that the agency is indeed planning on removing the accreditation of small cars or those that are not "2000-cc rated." "Mayroon po tayong standard...

Grab Seeks P10-13 Fare Increase Amid Higher Excise Taxes

Ridesharing firm Grab is proposing a six to 10-percent or PHP10-13 increase on its fares because of higher excise taxes on petroleum products under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. The company...

Taxi Operators Seek Dialogue With LTFRB On P50 Flag Down Rate

A group of taxi operators is seeking a dialogue with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on its proposed PHP50 flag down rate for taxis. 

 A fare increase on taxis is necessary...

Preps Begin For Phase 1 Of PNR Clark Railway Project

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) began various preparations for the construction of the first phase of the PNR Clark railway project that will run from Tutuban in Manila...

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Driving in Metro Manila can be stressful to some because of the hot temperature and loud noises. Many foreigners do try the busy streets for experience. But what do they really need to know when driving here in the...

Grab Files Fare Increase Petition

Ridesharing firm Grab has filed a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) seeking for a fare increase to mitigate the impact of higher excise taxes on petroleum products under the...

Minor Changes Made In Traslacion 2018 Route For Safety

There will be minor changes in the route of the Traslacion or the procession of the Black Nazarene on its feast day on January 9 to ensure the safety of devotees. According to Traslacion 2018...

Grab Seeks P10-13 Fare Increase Amid Higher Excise Taxes

Ridesharing firm Grab is proposing a six to 10-percent or PHP10-13 increase on its fares because of higher excise taxes on petroleum products under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. The company...

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LHR HUD F4 Car Head Up Display

Maintain your clear vision on the road at night using LHR HUD F4 Head Up Car Display. This product is made to give you...

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Queen P is being talked about in the motoring community in the past days. This time, it won't be about the never ending mis-announcement of the Miss Universe Pageant. Pia said that she's been driving around in an "old...

Taxi Operators Seek Dialogue With LTFRB On P50 Flag Down Rate

A group of taxi operators is seeking a dialogue with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on its proposed PHP50 flag down rate for taxis. 

 A fare increase on taxis is necessary...

DOTr Pursues Big-Ticket Transport Projects To Decongest Metro Manila

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is pursuing various transportation projects to ease the traffic congestion in Metro Manila and promote ease of travel among commuters. For this year, the national government has launched the “Build,...

Havoline Gives Brand New Vespa Scooter To Winner Of True Power From Within Promo

Havoline motor oils, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), recently awarded Pauline Rose Temana with a brand-new Vespa scooter as the grand prize winner of its True Power from Within promo. The nationwide promo, launched...

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LRT 1 continues to spread the holiday love this year with their Christmas Train called "Pasko ng Batang Pinoy" Now daily commutes are more bearable with a little christmas cheer!

Caltex Continues To Build Retail Muscle, Opens 5 More Stations Nationwide In Last Two...

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), continues to fortify its position as one of the country’s leading fuel brands with the opening of five new stations across the country in the last two...

MMDA Eyes Extending EDSA HOV Lane Dry Run

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is considering extending its dry run of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) to next week. The MMDA said it still needs...

LTFRB Holds Job Fair For ‘Angkas’ And ‘Habal-Habal’ Drivers

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) held its job fair for drivers of suspended motorcycle ridesharing services "angkas" and "habal-habal" (motorcycle taxis). LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said 47 employers opened around 3,000...

LTFRB Plans To Remove Small Cars From Uber And Grab

The Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued a statement that they are planning to ban hatchback and compact cars from transportation network...