Cuenco: Urgency, not change of plans needed for BRT

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of the committee on transportation in the City Council, said the problem with the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project was not so much as the plans, but…

Road accidents: An endless phenomena in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City, the commercial center of Cebu, has one of the largest networks of roads on the island from the urban areas to the hinterlands. With this comes the daily struggles of motorists,…

Harsher penalties for PUVs for violating health protocols – Cuenco

Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Harsher penalties are now imposed on public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will violate the health protocols in Cebu City. Councilor  James Cuenco said the City Council passed an amendment of the ordinance regulating…

Cuenco to meet with erring PUV violators  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco will be meeting with drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUVs) who allegedly violated health protocols.  Cuenco, who is also the Jeepney Task Force head, said he…

Buses pulling out every 15 days, Cebu City needs more public transport

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Buses in Cebu City are pulling out and returning to their original provincial routes and yet the city has yet to close the gap between supply and demand in public transport. The city…

Jeepneys can ply Cebu City streets 24/7 — Cuenco

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force (JTF) reminded operators of traditional and modern jeepneys that they can ply the streets the whole day even during curfew hours. Councilor James Cuenco, head of the…

Cuenco: Buses are pulling out of Cebu City, we need more jeepney routes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco appealed once more to Mayor Edgardo Labella to reopen more jeepney routes in order to address the lack of public transport. Cuenco said that certain bus liners had…

Cebu City dad wants bus horns volume down

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The horns of buses plying Cebu City are too loud for residents, who are mostly working at home while the city remains under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). Councilor James Cuenco, City…

Jeepney task force gives OK, waits for Labella’s go signal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force is now awaiting the decision of Mayor Edgardo Labella regarding the jeepneys from Talisay City wanting to operate routes reaching into Cebu City. Councilor James Cuenco, head…

Only 5 of 30 jeepneys pass roadworthiness test

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force is facing a dilemma on its first day of inspecting jeepneys for their return to the streets.  Councilor James Cuenco, Cebu City Jeepney Task Force head, told…

Jeepney rollout’s day 1 in Cebu City: 90% compliance recorded

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first day of the return of the jeepneys in Cebu City recorded a 90 percent compliance as of Friday noon, November 20, 2020. So far, more than 10 jeepneys have already passed…

Expect jeepneys to start plying Cebu City by next week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, the head of the Cebu City Jeepney Task Force, said that by the second week of November 2020, some jeepneys may already ply certain routes here. Cuenco told…

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