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LTFRB issues rules on EDSA ban for provincial buses

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued guidelines on the ban of provincial buses from the main highway of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).

Transport regulator looking at relaxing ride-sharing rules

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it might relax the application process for ride-sharing services in the country after a dialogue with operators yesterday.

Show-cause order issued to Grab

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it has issued to Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) a show-cause order to justify its pronouncements about the removal of about 8,000 drivers from its platform.

10 Ceres buses suspended after accident that killed 3

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Western Visayas (LTFRB-6) has put on 30-day suspension 10 Ceres bus units operated by Vallacar Transport Inc. on the Iloilo-Antique route following the tragic accident that killed three people and injured seven in Hamtic, Antique last April 5.

Embattled transpo official claims allegations are false

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) official accused of corruption is asking the Department of Transportation (DoTr) to lift his preventive suspension, claiming that the allegations against him are false.

LTFRB official suspended

AN OFFICIAL of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) was suspended on Wednesday for “corruption allegations,” the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said in a statement on Thursday.

LTFRB to release jeepney fare matrix

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to release by the second quarter a fare matrix for public utility jeepneys (PUJ) that will allow drivers to raise or reduce fares according to the price of fuel.

LTFRB opens bus, jeepney licenses for PITX routes

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is opening applications for public utility buses and jeepneys that would ply routes to and from the newly-inaugurated Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX).

LTFRB to add more buses, UVs to PITX routes

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said on Friday the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will add more buses to the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX).

LTFRB approves two new TNC applications

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Friday that it issued certificates of public convenience (CPC) to two new transport network companies (TNCs), paving the way for them to start operations.

LTFRB cancels franchises of Dimple Star for fatal road crashes

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has revoked the franchises of Dimple Star Transport Corp. following multiple road accidents involving its provincial buses that resulted to deaths and injuries.

LTFRB to issue special bus permits for Nov. 1-2 holidays

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday said it has been accepting applications for special permits for bus units that will be operating during Undas, the observance of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days on Nov. 1-2. LTFRB Chairman Martin B. Delgra III, in a press briefing, said his agency has already received a total of 436 applications for 1,072 bus units.

No opposition to P2.50 jeepney fare hike in Central Visayas

A P2.50 jeepney fare increase in Central Visayas is now up for review and recommendation by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Region 7 (LTFRB-7) after no opposition was presented during Monday’s public hearing.

A push to safer and modernized public transport

Compared to its neighboring countries like Malaysia and Singapore, the Philippines has long been left behind when it comes to modernization of the mass...

Entry of Indonesia’s Go-Jek on hold, says LTFRB

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Indonesian ride-hailing company Go-Jek filed an application to operate in the Philippines, but it was not entertained as the government issued a moratorium on accrediting transport network company (TNC) last month.

Grab to temporarily lower surge pricing with P2/minute reimposition

GRAB PHILIPPINES (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) will temporarily lower its surge pricing to 1.6 times instead of two times to give time for passengers to adjust to higher fares after being allowed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to reimpose its P2-per-minute waiting time charge starting Friday.

LTFRB junks order for Grab to reimburse passengers

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday revoked its order for Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) to reimburse passengers who paid a P2 per minute charge from June 2017 to April 2018, saying there was “lack of basis to support reimbursement by way of rebate for future riders.”

LTFRB asks oil companies to join fuel subsidy program

LAND TRANSPORTATION Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin B. Delgra on Wednesday urged fuel companies to participate in the government’s Pantawid Pasada Program to expand the options for Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) drivers and operators who will avail of the government’s fuel subsidy.

LTFRB wants more oil firms to participate in fuel subsidy program

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin B. Delgra on Wednesday, Aug. 29, urged fuel companies in the country to participate in...

LTFRB to launch anti-colorum TNVS drive in September

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it will launch an “anti-colorum drive” against unregistered transportation network vehicle services (TNVS) next month. “ffective...

LTFRB to calibrate, reseal taxi meters

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will be holding a calibration and resealing of taxi meters on July 31 to ensure accurate fares are charged.

Grab asks LTFRB to reconsider P10-million fine

GRAB PHILIPPINES (MyTaxi.PH) filed last week a motion for reconsideration to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for the P10-million fine it received earlier this month on alleged “overcharging.”

LTFRB questions Hype’s fare scheme

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a show-cause order to transport network company (TNC) Hype Transport Systems, Inc. for allegedly imposing a P2 per minute travel time charge without authority from the Board.

After Grab, LTFRB orders Hype to explain P2-per-minute charge

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a show-cause order to transport network company (TNC) Hype Transport Systems, Inc. for allegedly...

Grab: P2 per minute charge is legal

GRAB Philippines maintained that its P2 per minute waiting time charge was legal, saying it will study its legal options regarding the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) order that slapped a P10-million fine on the company for allegedly overcharging passengers.

Another round of jeepney fare hike still possible — LTFRB

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said another fare hike for public utility jeepneys (PUJ) is still possible as hearings on the petition of five transport groups for a P2 increase continue.

LTFRB says it approved ₱1-jeepney fare hike, order yet to be...

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved a P1 fare hike on public utility jeepneys (PUJ) in its board meeting Wednesday...

LTFRB accredits new TNC E-Pick Me Up

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) confirmed that it accredited a new transport network company (TNC) on Thursday.

LTFRB accredits new TNC E-Pick Me Up

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) confirmed it has accredited a new transport network company (TNC) on Thursday, June 28. Inter-Agency Council for...

LTFRB mulling moratorium on new ride-hailing companies

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is mulling a moratorium on the entry of more transport network companies (TNC), following the new department order tasking the agency to regulate the transportation segment.

Indonesia’s Go-Jek will beat local transport network firms, group warns

A FORMER board member of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has raised concerns over the possible entry of Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek into the Philippine market.

LTFRB given power to set ride-sharing fares

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) has empowered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to regulate fares charged by transport network companies (TNCs) and transport network vehicle services (TNVS).

Micab partners with Huawei for customized tablets for drivers

TAXI-HAILING firm Micab Systems Corp. formalized a deal with technology giant Huawei on Friday for the provision of customized tablets for its drivers.

LTFRB opens CPC application for buses

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will start accepting applications for appropriation of certificates of public convenience (CPCs) to address the “shortage of buses,” board member Aileen Lourdes A. Lizada said.

LTFRB reminds PUVs to give student discounts even on non-school days

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a reminder to all public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to give student discounts year-round as classes resume this week.

Grab files petition to reimpose P2/min charge

GRAB Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) has filed a formal petition with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow it to again levy...

Indonesian firm looking to provide TNVS services

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday met with officials from Indonesian firm Go-Jek, warning them of the different policies in...

MiCab secures LTFRB accreditation

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it has accredited a Filipino-owned transport network company (TNC) MiCab Systems Corp., which is seen...

LTFRB halts Grab’s P2/min. charge

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered transport network company (TNC) Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) to suspend its P2 per-minute waiting...

LTFRB accredits TNCs Hirna, Hype

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday said it has accredited two transport network companies (TNCs),...

Gov’t to sue ride-sharing startup Arcade City if it fails to...

By Janina C. Lim, Reporter THE government has threatened to take legal action against ride-sharing startup Arcade City if it fails to halt operations and proceeds...

LTFRB: Uber operations until April 15

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board said Uber Philippines (Uber Systems Inc)'s operations as a ride-sharing company or...

Consumer group calls for LTFRB to stop meddling in review of...

Consumer group Laban Konsyumer Inc. on Tuesday told the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to stop meddling in the ongoing review of...

Grab Philippines: Uber app to continue working but with ‘limited functionality’

Uber users in the Philippines will still be able to book rides via mobile application as Grab Philippines announced that the Uber app will...

LTFRB says 4 firms seek licenses for ride-share

ANOTHER ride-sharing company is seeking to apply for accreditation with the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Board Member Aileen Lourdes A. Lizada said that...