QCRTC stops DOTC, LTFRB from issuing permits to operate Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – operations under Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) without a certificate of public convenience (CPC). In a nine-page order, QCRTC Judge Santiago Arenas issued the 20-day restraining order against the implementation of Department of Transportation...

20-day TRO issued vs. operations of Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a 20-day temporary restraining order against the operation of transportation network vehicle service (TNVS) without certificate of public convenience or franchise. The TRO issued by RTC Branch 217 puts a...

LTFRB chief: Premium Taxi not meant to compete with Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Premium Taxi service that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is proposing is not meant to compete with the likes of Uber and GrabCar, an LTFRB official said Friday. LTFRB executive director Roberto Cabrera said, “May mga lumalabas na...

LTFRB to regulate Uber, other taxi apps

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board chairman Winston Ginez said they are planning to regulate taxi booking apps such as Grab Taxi, Easy Taxi and Uber. During a hearing of the House committee on transportation, Ginez said the draft order would...

DOTC to meet with Uber officials over transport rules

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Transportation Secretary Jun Abaya wants the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to work with Uber to modernize transportation regulations. This after the LTFRB recently cracked down on vehicles operating through Uber, an online...