P265M budget for Camotes Airport secured

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Construction of the Camotes Airport could start soon. Local officials here recently announced that the national government already released the initial budget for the airport project amounting to P265 million. Cebu 5th District…

May targets for BRT unaccomplished, City dad urges DOTr to hasten implementation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The targets for May 2021 that should jumpstart Phase One of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system implementation in Cebu City were not accomplished. This was the revelation of Cebu City Councilor James…

Cuenco: I don’t think DOTr can deliver BRT promise on time

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) may be shooting too far in their promise to bring the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to be partially operational in December…

Airport execs say 2nd taxiway may be used for commercial planes this June

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Commercial aircraft may start using the second taxiway at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) for landing and takeoff this June, airport officials announced. MCIA officer-in-charge and lawyer Glenn Napuli said they are just…

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…

DOTr eyes completion of 140-km Metro Cebu bike lane network on May 31

Morexette Marie Erram 05/06/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is eyeing to have the entire 140-kilometer bike-lane network in Metro Cebu up and running by May 31. Officials from the DOTr made this announcement during a…

DOTr, LTO told: Review, find ‘defects’ in child car seat law, MVIS implementation

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 02/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Thursday called on transport authorities to review and find “defects” in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act and the privatized Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS). This, after…

It’s final: Drivers, passengers of private cars required to wear face masks

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 02/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — It’s final. It is now required for both drivers and their passengers to wear face masks even inside private vehicles, and regardless if they are from the same household, the government said on Friday.…

DOTr: Full implementation of child car seat law to be deferred amid Covid-19

Consuelo Marquez 02/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday said they will postpone the full enforcement of the Republic Act (RA) No. 11229 or the Child Safety In Motor Vehicles Act during the coronavirus disease pandemic…

MCIA receives accreditation from Airports Council International

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippines’ second-busiest airport has received accreditation from the international trade organization representing the world’s airport authorities. The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) was awarded the Airports Council International – Airport Health Accreditation…

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…

Regulating privatized expressways

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 12/13/2020

Built in the late ’60s, what we today call expressways were originally known as “diversion roads.” They were meant to divert traffic from the national highways that traversed busy town centers. Funded by taxpayer money, the first…

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