The pilot run is ending this coming March and the DOTr has been releasing updates about this subject matter. Today, via the Facebook page of DTOr, the agency released the final tally of the rider distribution, Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
The updated list is coming from the companies Angkas, Move It and Joyride.
As of midnight of 12 February 2020, the 3 TNCs submitted their list of registered riders as follows:
- Angkas – 20,000
- Joyride – 15,000
- Move It – 6,836
The company who originally started the motorcycle taxi pilot run Angkas has a total of 23,164 riders in the updated report. Joyride, on the other hand, has 15,000 and Move It has 6,836. We are talking of the Metro Manila cap of 45,000 according to DOTr.
Copies of the submission by each company were also posted together with the latest statement from DOTr. It states that:
On 14 February 2020, Angkas and Joyride were able to submit their respective additional lists of riders – Angkas submitted their final list dated 14 February 2020 at 5:42PM (see Appendix A) while Joyride submitted its final list dated 14 February 2020 at 6:09PM (see Appendix B).
DOTr also reiterates that:
With the submission of the lists of additional riders from the TNCs, the MC Taxi TWG then implemented a “first come, first served” basis of accreditation
The final tally of riders allowed to operate in Metro Manila
- Angkas — 23,164
- Joyride — 15,000
- Move It — 6,836
The motorcycle taxi pilot run as public transport will end by March 2020.
Motorcycle riders who are not on the list will be categorized as “colorum” and will be apprehended.