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,…

Traffic violations in Cebu City increase

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — During the first 15 days of December, authorities here have already recorded over 10,000 traffic violations. The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) on Monday, Dec. 19 reported that they had already recorded 10,158…

Arce to reorganize, instill internal discipline at CCTO

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly designated Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) acting head Racquel Arce said she will prioritize internal personnel discipline and strict enforcement of the city’s traffic code. Arce is now tasked with leading the…

CCTO ‘stepping up’ in putting order in Cebu City roads 

Wenilyn Sabalo 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A top official of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is reminding motorists to follow traffic rules as the traffic management office continues its aggressive stand against erring drivers. Paul Gotiong, CCTO director, told CDN…

Public hearing pushed for proposed “road safety academy” in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/30/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council’s Committee on Laws, Ordinance, and Styling has asked Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco to schedule a public hearing for his proposed ordinance establishing a “road safety academy” in…

CCTO Management Board asks police to help fight abusive use of sirens, blinkers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Traffic Operation (CCTO) Management Board has passed a resolution two weeks ago, requesting the Traffic Enforcement Unit and the Highway Patrol Group of the Philippine National Police to strictly implement…

Colon Street eyed as pilot area for Cebu City’s traffic discipline zone

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In its bid to replicate efficient traffic management in Singapore, the Cebu City Government plans to implement a traffic discipline zone for public utility vehicles (PUVs) and commuters.  In a report by the…

Rama names Koko Holganza as traffic chair

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has named former Councilor Rico Rey “Koko” Holganza as the future chairperson of the Cebu City Traffic Operation Management (CITOM) board. The mayor plans to reconvene the board…

Cebu City reps push for Mega Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City District Representatives Eduardo Rama, Jr. for the South District and Rachel “Cutie” Del Mar for the North District will be pushing for the Mega Cebu Development Authority (MCDA) in Congress. Congressman-elect…

Rerouting in F. Ramos St. continues pending completion of CCTO traffic study

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists heading to General Maxilom Avenue will continue to take a right turn at the Raintree Mall as the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) continues to implement the rerouting in F. Ramos pending…

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…

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