LTO and MC taxi operators meeting this week image
LTO and MC taxi operators meeting this week

The LTO and MC taxi operators will be meeting this week to discuss the new requirements for partner riders and passengers before resuming operations.

2,000 MC barriers donated to MMDA image
2,000 MC barriers donated to MMDA

A generous donor provided close to 2,000 MC backrider shields to the MMDA. The agency is giving them away to riders who do not have a helmet visor or to those who do not live in the same household.

JTF and House panel recommend motorcycle taxi return image
JTF and House panel recommend motorcycle taxi return

JTF COVID Shield and the House Transportation Committee agree that motorcycle taxis can help transportation in new normal.

Motorcycle barrier still required in Davao City image
Motorcycle barrier still required in Davao City

Despite the JTF COVID Shield's easing of requirements for backriders, Davao City says the barrier is still required.

Helmets must cover whole face – JTF COVID Shield image
Helmets must cover whole face – JTF COVID Shield

Any type of motorcycle helmet is allowed under new JTF guidelines, as long as it covers the face.

Vico Sotto: Backride shield dangerous but we have no other choice image
Vico Sotto: Backride shield dangerous but we have no other choice

The controversial backrider shield is dangerous, but even Mayor Vico Sotto admits we have no other choice for now.

Angkas is giving free rides to health workers image
Angkas is giving free rides to health workers

Ride-hailing service, Angkas, is now authorized to transport health workers for free.

Angkas donates 1,000 motorcycle barriers to JTF COVID Shield, Año personally tests one image
Angkas donates 1,000 motorcycle barriers to JTF COVID Shield, Año personally tests one

JTF COVID Shield receives 1,000 motorcycle barriers. Angkas to transport frontliners for free.

Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders? image
Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders?

Will they require riders to also wear face shields?

JTF COVID chief says essential workers can backride in MECQ areas image
JTF COVID chief says essential workers can backride in MECQ areas

Essential workers are allowed to backride in MECQ areas owing to the shut down of public transportation.