Council okays LRT study

Intern 10/29/2017

The Cebu City Council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Tomas Osmeña to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a pre-investment study on a proposed Light Railway Transit (LRT) in the city. This after Eldon C.…

BRT, LRT can coexist in Cebu — Senator Ejercito

Morexette B. Erram 08/17/2017

THE Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) can coexist here as long as each of these modes of transportation can ease the traffic situation in Cebu. Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito said this…

Transparency on BRT, LRT

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 08/17/2017

The demand for transparency on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project by Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino goes both ways especially in relation to his proposed Cebu Light Rail Transit (LRT) subway project. Regardless of…

NO STOPPING BRT NOW

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/12/2017

There is no stopping the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, as far as the Cebu City government is concerned. Following the approval of the additional P5.69-billion budget for the project by the National Economic and Development…

Not an ‘either-or’ for BRT, LRT

Stephen D. Capillas 08/10/2017

It wouldn’t surprise me if some strings were pulled to make Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia pull off a sudden turnaround on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and come out publicly in support of the Cebu…

Transport groups laud freeze on BRT

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/06/2017

Some transport leaders in Cebu welcomed the decision by the National Economic Development Authority (Neda) to put on hold the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu City. “Supak me ana sa una pa kay wala pa…

Chamber exec: LRT-subway study worth waiting for

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/05/2017

  A STUDY on the viability of the Light Rapid Transit (LRT)-subway system for Metro Cebu is worth waiting for, a local business leader said yesterday. Teodoro Locson Jr., Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) vice…

Tomas confident Duterte won’t cancel BRT for LRT

Inna Gian Mejia 07/13/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte won’t heed a request by Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino to cancel the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in favor of the Light Railway…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 07/04/2017

BRT OR LRT? What do netizens make of a proposal to scrap the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in favor of the Light Railway Transit (LRT) project? Billy Santos wrote, “No room for BRT… you do need…

STUDY BRT MORE

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/03/2017

  45 village chiefs sign manifesto to take a second look on P10B project More than half of the 80 village chiefs in Cebu City have expressed reservations on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. At least 45…

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