DOTr seeks 2-year extension for BRT loans

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Thursday, May 6 confirmed that they are seeking an extension on the validity of the loans for the construction of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Officials…

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: Cebu Bus Rapid Transit project should push through

Catherine Gonzales 10/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system should push through despite the call of Senator Nancy Binay to reconsider the project, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said Monday. “We feel that it should be continued…

DOTr: Construction of MCIITS component ‘mimicking’ BRT to start this March

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A sub-component of the Metro Cebu Integrated Intermodal Transport System (MCIITS) is expected to start during the first quarter of 2020. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade announced in a press interview Saturday night, February…

EARTHBALLING BRT TREES

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/28/2017

  The shade provided by the trees near her home in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City, has made the summer heat bearable for 72-year-old Teresita Ruiz. She said these trees were just the handful that remained from those…

Road right-of-way costs up for BRT

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/03/2017

But project chief says it won’t hamper completion of project in 2019 Road right-of-way (RROW) cost for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is projected to increase from the previous estimate of P1.26 billion to a…

Jeepney drivers invited for livelihood training

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/25/2016

DRIVERS of jeepneys plying routes covered by the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and their families can avail of livelihood trainings to be provided by the Cebu City government for free. Rafael Yap, Cebu BRT project…

BRT and the Cebuano commuter

Atty. Rafael Yap 07/26/2016

There is a lot of anticipation, frustration even, from Cebuanos over the long delayed implementation of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit project. However, there is a need to educate stakeholders on what BRT actually is since it…

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