Traditional jeepneys no longer ‘kings of the road’ in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The traditional jeepneys are no longer the “kings of the road” in Cebu City as the Jeepney Task Force (JTF) notes a significant drop of jeepneys plying the streets as compared to the…

Cuenco: Urgency, not change of plans needed for BRT

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of the committee on transportation in the City Council, said the problem with the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project was not so much as the plans, but…

Tomas and Dino squabble anew over BRT

Dyrecka Letigio 10/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Presidential Assistant to the Visayas, Secretary Michael Dino are once again at odds over the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project of the city, blaming each other…

Road accidents: An endless phenomena in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City, the commercial center of Cebu, has one of the largest networks of roads on the island from the urban areas to the hinterlands. With this comes the daily struggles of motorists,…

Garganera: P. del Rosario flyover project not aligned with BRT

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The flyover proposed along P. del Rosario Street in Cebu City could be an “obstacle” to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project that is pending implementation by the national government. Councilor Joel Garganera,…

May targets for BRT unaccomplished, City dad urges DOTr to hasten implementation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The targets for May 2021 that should jumpstart Phase One of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system implementation in Cebu City were not accomplished. This was the revelation of Cebu City Councilor James…

Cuenco: I don’t think DOTr can deliver BRT promise on time

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) may be shooting too far in their promise to bring the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to be partially operational in December…

Flyovers not a solution to city’s traffic woes — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flyovers are not the best solution for the traffic problem in Cebu City’s major highways. This was the statement of Vice Mayor Michael Rama over the plan of the Department of Public Works…

BRT’s full completion expected in 2023

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metro Cebu, and Cebu City in particular, will be seeing more changes on the streets starting at the end of 2021 up until 2023. The buses that commuters are now used to riding…

Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aiming for the long-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to be partially operational this 2021. In doing so, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a ‘round-the-clock’ construction…

DOTr to Cebu City Council: BRT implementation to start on 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has promised the Cebu City Council that the implementation of the the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city will start on 2021. Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco,…

BRT project only delayed, project continues — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system that was supposed to be completely 2021 may have been delayed due to the pandemic, but the Cebu City government and the Office of the Presidential Assistant…

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