Cebu City to hold first Mobility Summit on Sept. 26-27

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 80 representatives from different local government units (LGUs) in Cebu, regional government agencies, the private sector, and transportation groups are expected to converge during the two-day Cebu City Mobility Summit on…

Dino: President’s statement on skyways, trains ‘support’ LRT, monorail bid for Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A proponent of the Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) for Cebu said the project’s implementation had seen light after President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement on Sunday, January 19, 2020, that the way for Cebu’s…

Cebu City gov’t backs monorail project; Labella assures CCDC endorsement to Neda

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella expressed his full support to the monorail project, which the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has planned to be the backbone of the Integrated Intermodal Transportation System (IITS) in…

DOTr: Cebu’s BRT, cable cars, monorail system up and running in 2021 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — By 2021, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), cable cars and monorail that make up the Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) for Metro Cebu will be up and running. That is how the Department…

DOTr begins plans for monorail project in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has begun the plans for an Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) in Metro Cebu with the monorail as its backbone. DOTr Undersecretary Mark Richmond De Leon came to…

Proposed monorail project for Cebu gets exec’s support

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Undersecretary Michael Dino, Presidential assistant for the Visayas, expressed his support for the monorail project proposed by a Davao-based entrepreneur. The Department of Transportation (DoTr) had granted the original proponent status to the…

Davide: Implement BRT now

Rosalie Abatayo 07/03/2018

Instead of talking about a “basket of solutions” to address the worsening traffic congestion in Metro Cebu, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to first implement even one project. And the easiest…

Philtram to submit proposal of monorail project to DOTR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2018

The proponents who expressed their plans to put up a monorail in Metro Cebu, Philtram, is expected to submit their completed proposal by July to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña made this…

The monorail of our dreams

Jobers R. Bersales 05/09/2018

A few months ago I wrote about the plans of Philtram Transport Consortium Inc. to conduct a feasibility study for a monorail system for Cebu. Well, that study has just been completed. And the results are very…

Cebu monorail project: Study nearly done; DOTr push next

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/01/2018

While government spending on infrastructure projects recorded an increase in 2017, big-ticket projects from the private sector have also continued to come in especially for Cebu. One of the most anticipated public-private partnership (PPP) projects in Cebu…

Monorail, BRT projects can coexist, says exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/24/2017

PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY Part of the alignment of the proposed monorail project in Cebu will be merging with the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. These are shown in the results of the project’s pre-feasibility study. Philtram Transportation…

Moving Cebu’s monorail forward

Jobers R. Bersales 11/22/2017

Since I wrote about the potentials for a monorail in Cebu last July 12, a study was conducted precisely to look into the possibility of this type of mass transit for Cebu. A press conference has been…

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