By this year, we hope to see a competitive Cebu, especially the 13 cities and municipalities under the metropolitan area. By competitiveness, we mean that constituents will be able to see attractive urban centers as well as preserved and revitalized historic areas.
We also wish to see this competitiveness reflected as stakeholders strengthen world-class gateway functions and improve links between Mactan and Cebu Island.
We also want to see a livable Cebu with thumbs-up mobility, featuring centre pedestrian and cycle networks around public transport hubs as well as green-ways, including parks and open space.
These past few days, we at Mega Cebu have been posting requests to our followers to answer our short survey that mainly checks on their awareness level regarding the water situation in Cebu, particularly Metro Cebu, the focus of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board.
So far, we have collected answers from close to a hundred respondents as of March 31, 2015, after promoting the survey online for more than a week now.
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.
”Together, we can make a difference,” goes the popular line we get to hear often in election campaigns and calls for support for advocacies.
Is this possible? Yes. Time and again, countless of incidents, big and small across the world, have proven how collaborative efforts can lead to positive changes. They lived up to what collaboration means—an action working with someone to produce or create something.
The 5th year civil engineering students of the University of San Carlos (USC) and University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) and Mega Cebu have conducted brainstorming sessions to choose project studies that will address the infrastructure problems in local government units from Carcar City to Danao City.
Let’s start with the basics. What is a river? It is a body of water with current moving in one general direction. It varies in size, with smaller versions of rivers being referred to as streams, creeks, or run. Water in a river flows into a bay or an ocean.