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Angkas Eyes 6-Month Pilot Run By End June

Motorcycle ride-hailing firm Angkas is eyeing to start the six-month pilot run of its operations by the end of June as it trains its drivers to ensure road safety and improve the services for its riders. “Sana po by third week or last week of June makapaglarga kasi promise natin sa publiko na June ang pilot (Hopefully we could start...

Portion Of MRT 7 Ready By End-2021

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) targets to open a 20-km. portion of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 7 by end of 2021 amid right-of-way (ROW) issues hounding the project. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon Ang said the construction of the MRT project is in “full swing” despite some problems on ROW and train depot. “But we have...

Reminder, Student Discounts Are Here

Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Drivers are being reminded by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to grant student discounts in time for the start of classes. The discount of 20% can be availed from Monday-Sunday, all Weekends, Weekdays, and even Holidays. This includes Summer Break and Legal Holidays, as long as the student presents their ID to the...

Phoenix Petroleum Offers Special Discounts To Heroes’ Namesakes For PH Independence Day

Are you named after a celebrated Philippine hero? This independence day, Phoenix Petroleum will not only pay tribute to the heroes of the 1898 Philippine Independence declaration, but also extend the treat to drivers with the same name as them. From 6 AM - 12 PM of June 12, 2019, motorists whose first, middle, or last name matches any...

Phoenix Young Drivers’ Program Winners Off To Formula V1

The Giti-Formula V1 challenge is in full swing, and while veterans like Gabby Dela Merced and Raymond Ronquillo are back on the tracks, young racers are firing up this season’s Formula V1 Challenge with their energy and skill. Aside from fueling their need for speed, the race tracks of the Formula V1 Challenge lead to somewhere bigger—the opportunity to...

Tara Laconico: A 15-Year-Old Filipino Karting Star With More Places To Go

At only fifteen years old, Filipino karting sensation Tara Laconico has seen a lot of the world from behind the driver’s wheel. Only last year, the incoming OB Montessori 8th grader achieved what she considers as her greatest professional feat to date—qualifying for the Sodi World Finals held at the Lignano Circuit in Venice. In previous years, she vied...

MMDA Forms Task Force To Ease Cubao-Makati Traffic

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to implement measures to ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City. MMDA Edsa traffic chief Edison “Bong” Nebrija said Task Force Cubao-Makati (CubMA) was created amid the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte for travel time from Cubao in Quezon City to Makati City be cut...

SCTEX To Implement Toll Hike Starting June 14

Toll rates along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) will increase by PHP 0.51 per kilometer starting Friday, June 14 following approval by the Toll Regulatory Board. In a statement on Saturday, SCTEX operator NLEX Corporation said the following toll rates will be effective at 12:01 AM of the said date: From Mabalacat City (Mabiga Interchange), Pampanga to Tarlac: - Class 1 vehicles (ordinary...

LTO Opens New Center For Driver’s License Renewal, Student Permit

The Department of Transportation - Land Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) here Monday opened a driver's license renewal center at the central business district for the convenience of the public. “The DLRO (driver’s license renewal office) was established to ease the queues in Pacdal, which is very inconvenient for those getting their licenses due to the heavy traffic,” Robert Allan Santiago, officer-in-charge...

No Add’l Fare For Prov’l Passengers Once EDSA Bus Ban Starts

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has appealed to city bus operators not to charge additional fares once the provincial bus ban along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) is fully implemented. “Hindi po madodoble ang pamasahe kasi iiksi yung biyahe ng mga provincial buses. Mababawasan ang mga provincial buses at the same time the city buses are willing to...

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