Sunday, April 21, 2013

In southeast Asia, more talk about public transit as congestion chokes cities

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama takes offense at President Benigno Aquino III’s dig | Sun.Star: "The TWG had said that flyovers are not among the recommended traffic solutions in previous transportation studies.

They said that completed transportation and land use studies for Metro Cebu identified the following solutions to the traffic congestion: opening of new or by-pass roads; the improvement, repair and widening of existing roads; traffic enforcement and management; adoption of a strategic highway network; and promotion of a mass transport system. "

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Philippines: Road traffic choking Cebu

Rep. Eduardo Gullas for Light Rail Transit and Bus Rapid Transit | Sun.Star: "Whatever option is picked, Gullas said, the increasing traffic problem in Metro Cebu raises the need for all sectors to brainstorm and work for on an alternative public transportation system."

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