Metro-wide septage treatment plant for Cebu planned

Toru Hashimoto, director of the International Affairs of Yokohama City, Japan met with Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III on Nov. 18 to discuss the septage treatment plant that will benefit Metro Cebu.

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Traffic congestion? No problem.

by Daryl Dizon | STC AB Communication Intern

Would all of the horns blowing and sweat dropping caused by the heat of the busy roads of Cebu make you want to just fly in or scream the congested vehicles away to be at school or at the office in a flash?

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Six Things You Could Do While Stuck in Traffic

by Valentina “Aling” Jakosalem | AB Communication Intern

How often have you been stuck in a traffic jam? If you are a daily commuter, then you must be too familiar with the long lines of cars that would take up couple of minutes to move an inch and another couple of minutes to get you on your destination.

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The Importance Of Having A Child-friendly Street In Metro Cebu

by Valentina “Aling” Jakosalem | AB Communication Intern

When can we say that a street is child-friendly? Do the posters and tarpaulins, saying that this is a child-friendly street, posted on every corner of the street enough to convince you?

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The Benefits of Having a Park In A Metropolitan Area

With all the noise and pollution in the Metropolitan area, having a park is a breath of fresh air. Because whether you want to take a stroll alone, have a picnic with family and friends, or play outdoor games, parks are always the best place to do all of these leisure amenities. But aside from these , did you know that parks offer countless benefits?

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3 future forms of transportation in Cebu

As Cebu City and its neighboring cities and towns continue to grow economically and develop technologically, different forms transportation are in the works to help address the traffic congestion in the metropolitan area.

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How Hawaii will become U.S.’ most eco-friendly state

If we are envisioning and working towards making a Mega Cebu by 2050, let’s turn to Hawaii for inspiration.

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Mega Cebu Development Strategy 2050

Here is the composition of the Mega Cebu Development Strategy 2050:

Competitiveness

Education

  • Human Resource and “Cebu Hospitality”
  • Skills Training and Matching for Workforce
  • K-12 and Higher Education (Adaptive Curriculum, Classrooms, and Teachers)
  • English and Foreign Language (ESL, Call Center, OFW)
  • International Accreditation
  • Science and Technology

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[POLL] Do you think the Cebu BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) will succeed?

This post in inspired by a news article by the Philippine News Agency and published in Panay News on March 2, 2015. Titled “Why Bus Rapid Transit System will succeed,” it points out several factors that show optimism on the upcoming transportation option that have been received with mixed emotions by many residents in Cebu, based on our engagement with our followers on Facebook and Twitter.

Cebu BRT

Image: Pixabay

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Road signs for a pedestrian-friendly road

by Elaine Jane Pañares | USJR Mass Comm intern

In an April 2014 news report by The Philippine Daily Inquirer, the Philippine National Police showed that there were nearly 3,000 road accidents nationwide from January to February last year, mostly involving buses and trucks.

Common reasons for these accidents are human errors, lack of road discipline (over speeding, drunk driving, use of cell phone while driving, bad overtaking, and bad turning), mechanical defects, and poor maintenance.

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