Filipino Commuters response concerning the closure of ANGKAS
ANGKAS, a motorbike-hailing app, has lately appealed to the LTFRB to think about permitting two-wheeled automobiles beneath the TNVS class, sharing that it’s dedicated to creating motorcycle transportation a protected, skilled and viable possibility for commuters to beat Metro Manila site visitors.
An outpouring of help has additionally are available from netizens, who has discovered ANGKAS to be a protected and dependable means for them to get round Metro Manila.
Listed here are among the Netizens reactions as shared on Twitter and Fb:
Making the Each day Commute Simpler
ANGKAS has helped make commuting round Metro Manila a lot simpler every day.
Mark Genesis tweeted about how he was an hour late with out ANGKAS
Whereas Ella Andres shared that ANGKAS was her resolution to get to her 7am class on time:
ANGKAS has additionally made a distinction for workers. Pau Lyn posted how she is dependent upon ANGKAS and has she not has any document of tardiness due to the app, (https://www.fb.com/pauvergz/) a sentiment echoed by Valuable Paguirigan in her tweet (https://twitter.com/OhhMyPreciousss/).
In Cristina Nonato’s phrases “ANGKAS IS LIFE” and has actually helped with worklife steadiness. (https://www.fb.com/cristina.embuestro/).
And for GJ Romano, the closure of ANGKAS has result in one easy query: The right way to reside with out ANGKAS (https://twitter.com/gjromano_/)
A Safer Possibility
In his put up concerning the closing of ANGKAS, Multi-Media Motoring Journalist James Deakin added that it’s going to solely result in folks utilizing habal-habal, a “completely unregistered service with no security nets.”
A Higher Livelihood
Carlo tweeted about how ANGKAS has helped make life higher for bikers like Kuya Rommel, who didn’t make sufficient on this earlier job for 7 years. (https://twitter.com/carolusbogartus/)
ANGKAS has performed extra than simply serving to commuters beat site visitors. Angela Gutierrez posted that the app helped deliver her to her grandmother’s aspect when her grandmother was admitted to the hospital (https://www.fb.com/pauvergz/).
Lastly, Justine Montecarlo talked about how ANGKAS is “life-changing, life-saving” as bikers are at all times on time, protected as ANGKAS bikers bear trainings and examinations, and pleasant, at all times involved concerning the well-being of their riders (https://www.fb.com/justine.montecarlo.17/).
A Change.Org petition has additionally begun to flow into to drum up help for the legalization of ANGKAS at https://www.change.org/p/atty-martin-legalize-angkas.
Right here within the Philippines, motorcycle transportation is accessible within the type of habal-habal, mostly discovered within the Makati and Taguig areas. But habal-habal haven’t any security measures or standardized fares in place, so the difficulty of security at all times stays a query within the minds of commuters.
ANGKAS aimed to boost the requirements of security in motorbike transportation by solely permitting skilled bikers on the platform, and providing free, high-quality security gear, clear costs, and private accident insurance coverage to passengers and bikers alike.
Right here’s to hoping that ANGKAS can be again quickly!
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