Scrambling for air purifiers: Capitol postpones memo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Before driving a public utility bus for more than five hours, from Cebu City to Dumaguete City, on Monday, August 16, 2021, Richard Benitez had to borrow money from one of his friends.…

Mandatory use of air purifiers in Cebu province postponed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The mandatory use of air purifiers for public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Cebu province has been postponed, a Capitol official confirmed. Carmen Quijano, manager of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT), told CDN…

Cebu police vow to reinforce orders vs. overloaded PUVs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Cebu province vowed to reinforce recent orders from the Capitol that prohibit and penalize operators of overloaded Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs). This after Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia met with all police…

CSBT income gradually increasing – exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The revenue performance of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) has slightly improved, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic crisis hit the province. Carmen Quijano, CSBT manager, told reporters in a recent press…

Cebu South Bus Terminal goes cashless

Morexette Marie Erram 05/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The ticketing system at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) is now officially automated and cashless.  On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the Cebu Provincial Government and Topline Hi-Tech Synergy Corporation led the ceremonial launching of…

Cashless ticketing in CSBT set to start this April

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government is expected to roll out its cashless and automated ticketing system this April. Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, announced in a report that the province would be commencing…

New North Bus terminal earned around P30K on 1st day of operations

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few passengers were accommodated in the new Cebu North Bus Terminal (CNBT) during its first day of full operations last Thursday, October 15. Carmen Quijano, manager of Cebu South Bus Terminal…

CSBT protocols to be implemented in new North Bus terminal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To ensure observance of minimum health standards, administrators of the new Cebu North Bus Terminal (CNBT) are planning to limit the number of passengers they will accommodate. These were just some of the…

PB OKs contract for CSBT automated ticketing

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) may soon implement an electronic ticketing system after the Cebu Provincial Board authorized the Capitol to engage with a tech company for the establishment of an automated…

CSBT collection drops by 70%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province’s largest bus terminal may have already resumed its operations but its management continues to struggle from the effects of its five-month closure. Carmen Quijano, Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) manager, said…

Labella wants South Bus Terminal closed during curfew hours

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) should be closed during the city’s curfew hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily. Labella said that although the city…

Cebu South Bus Terminal reopens after five months of closure

Rosalie Abatayo 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) located along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City has reopened today, September 9, after five months of transferring its operations at the Talisay City side of the…

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