Grab and Uber drivers and riders have discovered an ally in Senator Grace Poe.
Poe has referred to as on Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to permit new functions from Grab and Uber drivers to assist meet the general public’s transportation wants.
“Until we are able to improve mass transportation, the LTFRB should defer its decision to disallow new applications from Grab and Uber drivers,” she tweeted.
Poe mentioned the LTFRB should forge a “stability between regulating the Transport Network Vehicle Services (TNVS)and assembly the general public’s want for protected, snug and dependable transportation.
She mentioned the TNVs present the consolation and reliability that individuals search for in public transport.
She mentioned the Grab and Uber drivers shouldn’t be caught within the crossfire between the LTFRB and the TNVs.
“Uber and Grab invited individuals to apply as drivers. These individuals were accepted by these companies, and consequently, invested time and money in this endeavor. They have already been driving for several months, with the understanding that they will be given a CPC,” he mentioned.
“Paano ngayon sila? Sino ang mananagot diyan? Was the LTFRB’s inaction on their applications intentional?” she mentioned
Poe mentioned she plans to file a decision and invoice to deal with the difficulty of TNVs within the nation.
Until we’re capable of enhance mass transportation, LTFRB ought to defer its resolution to disallow new functions from Grab and Uber drivers. pic.twitter.com/3uRIqwSQpS
— GRACE POE (@SenGracePOE) July 18, 2017