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100% of the delivery fee goes to the biker.
Angkas, the motorcycle-based ride-sharing and delivery service also known for its attention-grabbing social media presence, launched Angkas Food yesterday, March 23, as an initiative to help out their riders, as well as to cater to the needs of those who cannot leave their homes due to the "enhanced community quarantine."The food delivery service ...
 
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Better safe than sorry.
So, how are you guys doing stuck at home? If you’re lucky enough to be at home, at least. Hopefully, you’re doing well and good, and staying put for the duration of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. Better safe than sorry while ...
 
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'That's the only navigation advice most of us need at present.'
Waze adds some new nifty features every now and then, some of which it does as a response to national crises. In January, it introduced a new Crisis Response feature after the Taal Volcano eruption to point all willing donors in the ...
 
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No more queuing up at any LTO branch to have your license renewed.
Does the idea of renewing your driver’s license online sound good to you? Well, don’t look now, but the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is currently cooking up a centralized digital system that will incorporate all of the agency’s services.According to an Inquirer.net ...
 
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'Everyone with you on the bus, they’re considered enemies.'
Metro Manila is one of the world’s worst cities in terms of vehicular traffic. Consider yourself lucky if you drive a car or can afford to book Grab every day. You might experience six-hour standstills on EDSA or SLEX, but for regular ...
 
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They use certain photos for attention.
These days, there are already a number of motorcycle-taxi operators in Metro Manila, namely: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. But that doesn’t mean that illegal habal-habal operations have stopped—some of these illegal riders even prefer to exist as such.In fact, these illegal riders ...
 
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Parking Buddy basically acts like the Waze of parking lots.
Everyone knows of road rage, but what about parking rage? The frustration of checking each and every parking lot for available slots has driven many Metro Manila drivers crazy, but that might be put to an end—at least in Makati City—thanks to ...
 
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Okamoto rode around Metro Manila on public transport like a Filipino commuter for a day.
Toyota Motor Philippines’ newly appointed president Atsuhiro Okamoto spent a day riding Metro Manila’s public transportation systems in an effort to understand the daily struggle of Filipino commuters.Okamoto only assumed office a few weeks ago and he’s already gone viral online. In ...
 
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More than 10,000 riders are ready for deployment once a law is passed.
As the pilot run program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for accredited motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and other areas in the country goes on, a new player is throwing its hat into the arena.While closely monitoring the deliberation of motorcycle taxis, ...
 
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Ride safe out there.
Own a motorcycle? Then you’re going to want to take extra care the next time you head out because motorbike-related deaths have once again topped the Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System’s (MMARAS) list of traffic fatalities last year.In 2019, a total of 234 incidents ...
 
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The DILG has ordered local government to toughen up on trikes.
Tricycles are notorious for hogging national highways, refusing to let trucks, cars, and buses overtake, causing a long line of traffic behind them. This may soon be a thing of the past. The Department of the Interior and Local Government has called on ...
 
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What do you think, commuters?
The ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run currently allows only three service providers to operate: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. Grab Philippines—which is not new to this type of service—clearly wants to be the fourth. If things work out well, that is.The company has already expressed its intention to revive GrabBike, and its ...
 
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This is why we can’t have nice things.
Are you familiar with Daang Kalikasan? You know, that stretch of road in Pangasinan that’s gone viral because of its picturesque surroundings? Well, it might be closed because of the high number of accidents in the area.In a Facebook post released yesterday, Pangasinan ...
 
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Is the NLEX Harbor Link our last hope?
The Department of Public Works and Highways has spoken: EDSA traffic will soon be less of a headache than it currently is. We know it isn’t a complete 180-degree turn, but Secretary Mark Villar expects a relatively huge reduction in traffic—by almost 30 ...
 
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To car owners with young kids, do you already own a child seat?
Have a car in your garage? Have a kid in your car? If your answer to both questions is yes, then we hope you own a proper child restraint system for your vehicle. It isn’t just for your kid’s sake, either—driving without ...
 
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It actually worked.
Tired of unruly motorists rampaging through your neighborhood just to cut past heavy traffic? Here’s a solution: create fake traffic jams to keep people away. Well, that’s what artist Simon Weckert did, and he actually managed to ‘hack’ the system.In case you’re not familiar with ...
 
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The project was initially slated to open by April before the recent mishaps
The Skyway Stage 3 project was scheduled to open partially in April prior to its completion by the end of this year. But thanks to the recent fire that severely damaged a huge portion of the elevated tollway—about 300 meters, to be ...
 
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Suspicions confirmed.
Metro Manila came in at second place on the list of worst traffic congestion locations in the world. According to the TomTom Traffic Index 2019, which analyzed the traffic situation in 416 cities across 57 countries on six continents, urban congestion in Asia ...
 
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Do you agree with this?
Toyota isn’t just one of the world’s most successful car manufacturer. Apparently, it’s also one of the most well-liked companies on the planet.Fortune Magazine has just released its annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, and Toyota finds itself as the highest-ranked auto ...
 
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Once two big-ticket infrastructure projects are completed.
We can’t blame you if think that headline looks too good to be true. But while many of us might be thinking that the traffic situation on EDSA will likely not improve dramatically anytime soon, the Department of Public Works and Highways ...
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