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AIIB agrees to co-fund EDSA BRT, Metro Manila flood project

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:45 PM

We are all very eager to finalize the infrastructure projects in your country says Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun

UNPRECEDENTED INFRA BUILDUP. This picture shows a general view of traffic as Manila's financial district is seen in the background. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Metro Manila flood control, bus rapid transit projects eyed for AIIB financing

Dec 12, 2016 - 2:07 PM

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

BRT SYSTEM. This is the Guangzhou BRT system, one of the most efficient systems in the world. Photo by Cai Ordinario/Rappler.

First NEDA board under Duterte okays 9 infra projects

Sep 16, 2016 - 9:51 AM

The total cost of the projects is estimated at P171 14 billion NEDA also introduces some policy changes to speed up the approval process

Railways are not the way out of Manila traffic mess – expert

Jul 07, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Putting in more railways is important but should not be the priority because they take time says transportation expert Rene Santiago

Fixing traffic: Are presidential bets proposals viable for PH cities?

Apr 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

A University of the Philippines professor looks at the candidates proposals and tells Rappler their economic feasibility

MORE RAIL SYSTEMS? Presidential candidates promise an expanded rail system as a fix to the country's urban transport woes. Photo from the PPP Center

Senate bets' transportation fixes: Decongest Manila, improve mass transit

Apr 15, 2016 - 5:58 PM

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

PLATFORM. Senatorial candidates present their platform at the Rappler senatorial debate in UP Diliman on April 15, 2016 ?

To improve traffic in 2016, DOTC to overhaul bus, jeep systems

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:30 AM

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

LAST STRETCH. The DOTC is hoping to lay down the foundations for a better transportation in Metro Manila before a new administration is ushered in next year. Graphic by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

Cebu BRT project: 28,000 seedlings to replace cut trees

Jun 21, 2015 - 4:33 PM

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

STOPS. A bus station will be constructed near the Fuente Osmena Park for Cebu's first mass transport system, the Bus Rapid Transit expected to be operational by 2018. Photo by Dale G. Israel/Rappler.com

DENR denies request to cut trees for Cebu bus project

May 16, 2015 - 10:08 PM

DENR Region 7 says the Department of Public Works and Highways request lacks the signature of approval of Secretary Rogelio Singson

RETURNED PERMIT. Dr Isabelo Montejo, DENR Regional Director, inspects trees planted in Argao town when he tells reporters that a tree cutting permit was returned to DPWH for lack of the secretary's signature. Photo By Randy Donaire

DOTC lays down rules for new transport categories

May 13, 2015 - 7:19 PM

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

"We view technological innovation as a driver for progress, especially in transportation where it can provide safer and more convenient commuting options to the public," DOTC secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says. File photo by Uber

Taxis beware: Gov't introduces 4 new transport categories

May 11, 2015 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED The new transport categories are meant to ease traffic congestion not kill the taxi industry DOTC says

Gov’t signs WB loan for Cebu bus rapid transit project

Oct 31, 2014 - 5:27 PM

The multilateral financial institution will provide a total funding of 141 million

Funding for Cebu Bus Rapid Transit system approved

Aug 27, 2014 - 6:58 PM

The BRT which is set to roll out this year will be funded through loans from various international agencies

DOTC to bid out Cebu BRT system by 2015

Jul 06, 2014 - 9:34 PM

The Cebu BRT system is expected to cut travel time and improve commuters experience

Bus rapid transit system eyed for Metro Manila

Nov 22, 2012 - 12:56 PM

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