Free rides, free water for Sinulog devotees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for devotees of the Señor Santo Niño who wish to attend the novena masses but is afraid of getting stuck in traffic. The Cebu City Sinulog Governing Board (SGB) has partnered…

MOA signed for more free bus rides to I.T. Park

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/04/2018

More free bus rides are about to be offered to workers of Cebu’s I.T. Park. The Cebu City Government and the Metro Rapid Transit Services Inc. (MRTSI) has inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) meant to augment…

More free rides for BPO workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/20/2018

CALL center agents working in I.T. Park in Barangay Apas can look forward to more free bus rides that will transport them safely to their workplaces. This developed after the Cebu City Council approved on Tuesday a…

Beneficial bus rides

Editorial 11/19/2018

Cebu City Hall’s planned expansion of its free bus rides program for call center agents had barely gotten off the terminal so to speak when it was met with both support and criticism which meant that it…

City to expand coverage of free bus rides

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2018

THE success of the free bus rides being offered by the city for workers from the business processing outsource (BPO) industry has prompted the Cebu City Government to expand its coverage, and add another route. Nanette Garong,…

Free rides for BPO workers allow City Hall to bypass red tape, says Osmeña

Morexette Erram 11/16/2018

Why did the Cebu City government provide free bus rides for call center agents instead of charging them? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said this was their way of bypassing bureaucratic processes, as they provide transportation services…

FREE BUS RIDES START

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/12/2018

City deploys four Kaohsiung buses, one coaster to ferry BPO workers Faith (not her real name) now feels secure in going home at night. This was due to the free bus rides offered by the city government…

City to start giving free rides to BPO employees on Monday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2018

WORKERS from the business processing outsourcing (BPO) industry will now have more reasons to feel safe after the Cebu City government will start ferrying them to their respective workplaces for free. In a post on his official…

Costly rides

Editorial 07/11/2018

An order by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to transport network service Grab to pay a P10 million fine and provide rebates to its costumers should hopefully, however remote it may be, lead to…

Woman rides paddleboard from Cuba to Florida Keys

AP 06/28/2018

Key West, Florida — A Florida woman has completed a more than 100-mile (160-kilometer) voyage from Cuba to the Florida Keys on a standup paddleboard. Victoria Burgess arrived in Key West on Wednesday, paddling across the Florida…

Free hybrid e-train rides start next month

Calvin D. Cordova 06/20/2017

FOR one whole year, commuters will get to enjoy free rides as the hybrid electric road train (e-train) of the Department of Science and Technology in Central Visayas (DOST-7) will begin its experimental run next month. Though…

Lapu-Lapu exec: Free bus rides to Mandaue and back

Norman V. Mendoza 02/25/2017

TWO buses and at least four trucks will ferry stranded commuters in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday, when local jeepney drivers will join the nationwide transport strike to protest the phasing out of 15-year-old jeepneys. These vehicles will…

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