Ceres increases fare; transport group seeks P2 increase in PUJ, tricycle fare

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/13/2018

  Vallacar Transit Inc. has announced an increase in their bus fares starting on Friday (September 14) citing increases in fuel price. Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) Manager Jonathan Tumulak said he asked the management of the…

Sea ambulances to transport patients from islands to mainland Cebu hospitals

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/13/2018

At least two sea ambulances are targeted by the Cebu Provincial Government to materialize this year. The water-emergency vessels will dock in Camotes and Bantayan islands, Cebu. Dr. Rene Catan, head of the Cebu Provincial Health Office…

Questions on mass transport plans for Cebu

Editorial 07/05/2018

There are questions to be raised in the so-called “basket of solutions” mentioned by the Department of Transportation (DOTR) for Metro Cebu as contained in a press statement by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the…

Political intramurals and transport alternatives

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/24/2018

Though it appeared that he didn’t make a big deal out of it, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s statement that being snubbed and excluded from the meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte and other local officials was a…

TRANSPORT GROUPS SEEK FARE HIKE

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/22/2018

AMID FUEL PRICE INCREASE Following the series of oil price hikes being implemented by petroleum companies, transport groups in Cebu are pushing anew for an increase in the minimum fare of public utility jeepneys (PUJs). A fare…

Transport remedy

Editorial 05/21/2018

The confirmation that several upgraded passenger electronic jeepneys or e-jeepneys are scheduled to operate in the streets of Metro Cebu should hopefully provide enough incentive for other transport groups to follow suit and acquire their own units.…

Cebu transport group voices support for BRT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/28/2018

AFTER the Cebu business community and a Cebu-based urban poor group, it’s now the turn of Cebu’s largest transport group to voice their support for Cebu City’s embattled Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. In a Facebook post,…

City Council to establish Local Public Transport Route Plan

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. has proposed a resolution urging Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to establish a Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) Team to address the worsening traffic condition in Cebu City. It was…

Militant transport group to stage picket Monday

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/15/2018

YET another protest action will be held by the Cebu chapter of the militant transport group Piston to oppose the government’s mass transport modernization program next Monday. The transport group will stage a picket in front of…

Better mass transport options

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 03/08/2018

Too bad I was unable to attend the recent road show staged by the regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) featuring the electric passenger jeepneys that will soon be rolled out to…

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