BRT groundbreaking moved to February 24

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The scheduled groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been rescheduled to February 24, 2023. Engr. Bu Varquez, the city’s BRT project overseer, in a press conference on Monday,…

Cebu BRT groundbreaking finally set in January 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Proponents and the contractor of the long-awaited Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan to break grounds for the project in January next year. Engr. Gerry Flores of the Hunan Road and Bridge (HNRB)…

Works for BRT Package 1 to start in January 2023 -DOTr

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already chosen the winning bidder to undertake Package 1 of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. This was announced by the Cebu City Public Information Office…

Long-delayed Cebu BRT may be partially operational by 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The implementation of the long-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been pushed back further. Project proponents of the Cebu BRT on Monday, September 26, said they are aiming to launch its partial…

Cebu City to hold first Mobility Summit on Sept. 26-27

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 80 representatives from different local government units (LGUs) in Cebu, regional government agencies, the private sector, and transportation groups are expected to converge during the two-day Cebu City Mobility Summit on…

DOTr promises to start Cebu BRT Package 1 within first 100 days of PBBM

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) aims to award the contract for package 1 of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project within the first 100 days of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in office.…

‘Lack of budget’ hounding Cebu BRT’s fate – World Bank

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The fate of the long overdue Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) remains in limbo nearly a decade after it was granted multi-million dollar loans to fund its construction. The World Bank, in a…

Hybrid work set-up a key issue in CIB.O’s Transformation Summit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Is hybrid the best type of work setup in the Information Technology Business Process Management (IT/BPM). This is one of the key issues that the Cebu IT-BPM Organization (CIB.O) will be tackling during…

BRT update: Where is the project at?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is one of the major projects in Cebu City that has been a center of public concern, scrutiny, and political debates. Recently, Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival expressed…

Earth balling of trees in center island of Osmeña Boulevard starts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The earth balling of trees at the center island of Osmeña Boulevard has begun this week as part of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project progress. The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources…

Margot O wants return of Longlife program, improve Second Chance, CCMC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, Margarita “Margot O” Osmena, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) said she will revive the Longlife Program and improve the Operation Second Chance and Cebu City Medical Center…

Rama outlines plans for Cebu City in the remaining 5 months of his term

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama revealed his plans for Cebu City in the remaining five months of the mayoral term he took over after the death of Mayor Edgardo Labella. Rama said that…

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