We have clarified with Uber that we are after the protection of passengers. Talks are ongoing and we are reviewing their business model. We are considering what is the best for the commuting public. The policies will be out in the next few weeks. —Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board Chair Winston Ginez
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued special permits allowing Metro Manila and provincial public buses to go out of line to accommodate increased passengers heading to the provinces for “Undas” or the annual commemoration of the dead.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
The chief of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), who earlier expressed support for the mobile car-booking service Uber, strongly denied reports that his people had impounded a vehicle hired through the company’s app.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Following the crackdown of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on private vehicles servicing commuters through the mobile application Uber, Malacañang on Sunday said the government still needs to study how to address the problem.
By Erika Sauler
The recent apprehension of a private driver hired through the mobile app Uber in Quezon City signaled the latest battle to erupt between the company behind the technology and government-regulated taxicab associations around the world.