'We are all very eager to finalize the infrastructure projects in your country,' says Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun
The Philippines is 'looking at $300 million to $500 million for the initial year,' as financial window that it can tap from the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
The total cost of the projects is estimated at P171.14 billion. NEDA also introduces some policy changes to speed up the approval process.
Putting in more railways is important but should not be the priority because they take time, says transportation expert Rene Santiago
A University of the Philippines professor looks at the candidates' proposals and tells Rappler their economic feasibility
At the Rappler senatorial debate on Friday, April 15, candidates propose solutions such as accelerating the phaseout of old vehicles, and regulating the number of new cars crowding limited road space
The transportation department bares plans for point-to-point buses, GPS monitoring, bus rapid transit system, phasing out of old jeepneys, jeep deployment system, and building of protected bike paths and sidewalks
To implement the Metro Cebu Bus Rapid Transit Project, its proponents need to plant 28,000 seedlings to replace the 2,000 trees which need to be cut from the proposed busways
DENR Region 7 says the Department of Public Works and Highways request lacks the signature of approval of Secretary Rogelio Singson
The rules will guide companies that want to operate under the 4 new transport categories: Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS), Premium Taxi, Airport Bus, and Bus Rapid Transit
(UPDATED) The new transport categories are meant to ease traffic congestion, not kill the taxi industry, DOTC says.
The multilateral financial institution will provide a total funding of $141 million
The BRT, which is set to roll out this year, will be funded through loans from various international agencies
The Cebu BRT system is expected to cut travel time and improve commuters' experience
The national government is keen on bringing Bus-Rapid-Transit to Metro Manila to help ease traffic congestion in one of the world's mega cities