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…

‘Emergency works’ at CSCR viaduct results to heavy traffic congestion

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Traffic congestion greeted Cebuanos who were travelling to Cebu City from the south on Monday morning, March 22. Emergency works at the Cebu South Coastal Road’s (CSCR) viaduct prompted authorities to close it…

Traffic jams still experienced in parts of Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic congestion was still experienced here even after the city opened up roads to accommodate more vehicles on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. As of 3 p.m. of Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the traffic…

Labella orders crackdown on illegal trucks, trailers

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella directed the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to intensify the crackdown on illegally-operated trucks and trailers. In a statement released on Friday, October 25, Labella said illegally-operated trucks and trailers…

DPWH: Mambaling underpass to open third week of June

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the temporary opening of the Mambaling underpass in Cebu City on May 12 and 13 in time for the 2019 midterm elections, motorists will have to wait until June 2019 to utilize…

CCTO to proceed with confiscating driver’s licenses despite warning from LTO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Traffic Office (CCTO) will proceed with its plan to start confiscating drivers licenses of erring motorists in the next few days despite the warnings of the Land Transportation Office in Central…

Cebu City vet office initiates probe to check condition of horse in the tartanilla-PUJ collision 

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) head Dr. Alice Utlang has ordered an investigation into the collision between a tartanilla (horse-drawn cart) and public utility jeep that cost the life…

Devotees told: You can’t park cars near Sto. Niño Basilica during Sinulog 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

Devotees  and motorists who plan to visit the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City for the Fiesta Señor celebrations, or the Sinulog Festival held on the third week of January,  are reminded not to…

ADDRESSING NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC: Osmeña orders to impound counterflowing vehicles

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2018

Vehicles caught counterflowing along the access roads near the Mambaling underpass project will be impounded for 60 months. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña made this announcement in a press conference today (July 9). Motorists continue to experience…

Truck breaks down at SRP, causes five-hour traffic CCTO to urge City Council to amend obstruction measure, raise fine

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/23/2016

The Cebu City Traffic Office (CCTO) will recommend to the City Council to amend the traffic obstruction ordinance and increase fines for erring motorists after a truck, which broke down at the South Coastal Road yesterday caused…

2-month PUJ rerouting for APEC Summit

Nestle L. Semilla 06/19/2015

PUBLIC utility jeepneys (PUJs) will be rerouted from August to September, the  entire duration of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Cebu. In the Cebu City Traffic Operation Management (CITOM) rerouting plan, no PUJs will…

‘Road sharing for public good, but needs more study’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/01/2014

While apologizing for the traffic congestion caused by last Sunday’s road sharing  experiment, organizers yesterday said  the activity tested a scheme for the good of many. “It is a small price for us to find a solution.…

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