Just in. Via the LTFRB FB Page.
QUEZON CITY – The inter-agency Technical Working Group (TWG) on Motorcycle (MC) Taxis has concluded a meeting with the shortlisted providers for the Extension of MC Taxis Pilot Implementation today, 20 December 2019.
Pursuant to the mandate of the TWG, after careful evaluation, inspection, and validation of the overall operational readiness of the applicants, an additional (2) providers – JoyRide and Move It, were chosen to partake in the extension of the MC Taxi Pilot Implementation.
Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It will participate in the Extended Pilot Implementation starting 23 December 2019 up to 23 March 2020 with an overall allotted cap of thirty-nine thousand (39,000) registered bikers — ten thousand (10,000) bikers per Transport Network Company (TNC) for Metro Manila and three thousand (3,000) bikers per MC Taxi service provider for Metro Cebu operations.
Prior to the termination of the Pilot Implementation on 26 December 2019, the six (6) companies eyed to also provide MC Taxi services submitted and presented their proposals to the TWG and upon initial qualification, four (4) companies were considered, evaluated, and inspected in terms of company profile, operational plans, facilities and equipment as basis of their compliance.
Present in the meeting were TWG Chairman and LTFRB Board Member Retired P/Maj. Gen. Antonio B. Gardiola Jr., Co-Chairman Asec. Edgar Galvante of LTO, Vice-Chairman and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Board Member Engr. Ronaldo F. Corpus, Co-Vice Chairman Atty. Clarence V. Guinto of LTO, Asec. Mark Steven Pastor of DOTr-Legal, Mr. Danilo P. Encela of LTO, Mr. Joel Bolano of the LTFRB Technical Division, and DOTr Road Consultant Engr. Bert Suansing . LTFRB Chairman Atty. Martin B. Delgra III, Atty. Ariel Inton of Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection and Mr. King Francis Ocampo of Move Metro Manila also graced the event.
Source: MRO FB Group.