Holy Week traffic: Fewer cars in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This Holy Week, Cebu City got a respite from the daily traffic jams everywhere. For the first time since the restrictions were slowly lifted in mid-2021, streets and major thoroughfares are either nearly…

Cebu City plans to hold a traffic summit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama plans to hold a traffic summit before the May 9 elections to discuss the city’s traffic management concerns. The planned traffic summit will be scheduled after the city’s…

Construction of Cebu BRT may start this June

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) reiterated its commitment to begin civil works for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) this year. The agency, in a statement published on Tuesday, March 29, said that…

Local campaign day 1: Peaceful, orderly, with a bit of traffic

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police initially assessed that the first day of the local campaign here is generally peaceful and orderly. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, chief of operations of the Cebu City Police Office…

Barrier-free

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 12/08/2021

I’ve been keenly scouring the news on how schools are preparing and implementing face-to-face classes. From initial pictures that seemed worrisome (with students inside plastic boxes monitored by armed personnel), the more recent pictures bear a better…

Road closures, traffic routes for Labella’s public viewing at Cebu City Hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The transfer of the remains of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella from Crystal Palace to the Cebu City Hall would mean the closure of some roads and expected traffic along the route of…

Rama to continue Labella’s 10-point agenda

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will continue the projects that Mayor Edgardo Labella has started in his term as Rama assumes the full powers as chief executive over the prolonged leave of…

Police say there was no major problem on traffic, crowd control in Pacquiao events

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Local police said they did not encounter major problems in controlling the crowd that flocked to events attended by Senator and presidential aspirant Manny Pacquiao on Thursday, October 28. Police Major Janelito Marquez,…

At least 30 electric vehicles expected to ply Metro Cebu routes in January

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — At least 30 electric vehicles are expected to be rolling out in Metro Cebu on January 2022, hoping to address the traffic situation and air pollution here. This after the Global Electric Transport…

Things delivery riders go through in a day

Immae Lachica 05/22/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Even before the pandemic, these unsung heroes have been making some of our lives easier by delivering not just food but essential parcels to us. They brave the uncertainty of not knowing where…

Flyovers not a solution to city’s traffic woes — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flyovers are not the best solution for the traffic problem in Cebu City’s major highways. This was the statement of Vice Mayor Michael Rama over the plan of the Department of Public Works…

Talisay motorcade on April 12 to slightly affect traffic – CT-TODA chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic in Talisay City would be affected for at least 30 minutes on Monday, April 12, at around 1 p.m. when the city would have its Triduum motorcade, which is in line with…

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