A TOTAL of 35,000 taxi units and Transportation Network Vehicles (TNVS) have been given the go signal to operate in Metro Manila, regulatory board reported yesterday.
Based on the approved order of LTFRB, 18,813 TNVS units and 16,701 taxis may now operates to ply commuters.
The approved order was based on Memorandum Circular (MC) 2020-018 or “Guidelines for the Operations of Taxis and TNVS during the period of general community quarantine (GCQ).
The board also assured the commuters that there is no fare increase.
The LTFRB was also reminded taxi and TNVS drivers that only cashless transaction would be oallowed as mode of payment for fares.
Operators and drivers were also reminded to observe the health protocols under MC 2020-18 to avoid the spreading of COVID-19.
Drivers are required to wear facemask and gloves, cleaning and disinfect of their respective units before and after their trips every 2-hours, divided and passenger seating capacity.
For all the taxis and TNVS approved by LTFRB the public have requested to see the link of LTFRB online website.