Espinoza: Install traffic lights in all intersections

One of the busiest intersections I’ve encountered when I’m driving in Cebu City is the T-intersection at M. L. Quezon Ave., Mandaue City and Gov. M. Cuenco Ave., Talamban, Cebu City because this intersection has no traffic lights. Despite the strict leadership of Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) chairman Rico Rey “Koko” Holganza, traffic enforcers […]

PB asks for sea water transport to address Cebu commuter hell

IN LINE with its aim to ease the traffic congestion in Metro Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Board has approved a resolution requesting the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and other government agencies to pursue the inter-intra island sea water transport project in the island. Cebu Sixth District Board Member Glenn Anthony Soco, author of the resolution, […]

Cabaero: Apology for air traffic system mess

The apology came almost a week after the air traffic management system malfunction that affected thousands of travelers last Jan. 1, 2023, New Year’s Day. The immediate reaction based on online comments was that the apology came five days late and no new action was mentioned or planned in addition to what air traffic officials […]

Espinoza: Welcome 2023. What is ahead of us?

It has been the tradition of many, if not most Christians of any denomination, to write a New Year’s resolution. I’m a product of a public school in my hometown in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur. If my classmates in my elementary and high school years could recall, our teachers would require us to write in […]

Editorial: ‘Only in the PH. Sigh’

A Filipino businessman was one of the passengers of a plane that took off from Tokyo International Airport on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. The plane was bound for the Philippines; however, three hours into the flight, it went back to Japan. The businessman later learned that there was a glitch that hit the air traffic […]

Guardo to BRT contractor: Don’t do roadworks during Sinulog

A CEBU City councilor is urging the winning contractor of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to implement roadworks only after next year’s Sinulog Festival to avoid traffic jams along Osmeña Blvd. Councilor Jerry Guardo made the call just after he and fellow officials met with officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on […]

Thailand’s Roads & Traffic Infrastructure Leaders to Gather In-Person in Bangkok this October for the Inaugural Roads & Traffic Expo Thailand

BANGKOK, Oct 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Roads & Traffic Expo Thailand launches this October in Bangkok. Over 1,000 experts from across Thailand and beyond will be in attendance at BITEC on 26- 27 October to explore the latest innovative solutions, make new connections and help advance Thailand’s roads & traffic […]

MHI Group to Participate in Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Demonstration Test Program to Support Autonomous Highway Driving

TOKYO, Oct 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and two Group companies — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd. (MHI-MS) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG) — will participate in demonstration testing of a vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) system(1) to be conducted in FY2023 using a section of the […]

All domestic flights at MCIA to return to T1

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) announced on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, that it will operate all domestic departures and arrivals at Terminal 1 effective Oct. 15.Effectively, Terminal 2 will be dedicated for all International Departures and Arrivals.“MCIA continues to experience increased domestic traffic with domestic demand now at 67 percent of pre-pandemic levels,” the airport […]

Private jets to Ibiza, Paris surge as rich evade travel chaos

As EUROPE grapples with a summer of travel chaos, the wealthiest are increasingly taking matters into their own hands. Private-jet use has surged by almost a third in recent months compared to pre-pandemic levels, stretching airport capacity from Ibiza to Mykonos and stoking a political backlash in France. London logged the most private flights — […]

Editorial: Traffic management

It’s upsetting to learn that there have been six City Traffic Management System (CTMS) personnel in Lapu-Lapu City who tested positive for using illegal drugs. The CTMS personnel were among the 50 City Hall employees subjected to random tests on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, and with the result these six traffic enforcers risk losing their […]

Minglanilla unveils new command center; new traffic chief introduced

THE municipal government of Minglanilla is finally getting a boost in it traffic enforcement and management capability.This after Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad and officials of the Minglanilla Traffic Command (Mitcom) unveiled its new traffic command center, which featured cameras that can do facial and vehicle plate recognition capability.The unveiling of Mitcom’s new command center occurred […]

GMR Megawide sees pre-pandemic flight traffic by Q4

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC), the private operator of Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), expects domestic flight traffic to return to pre-pandemic levels by the fourth quarter. “While we expect to return to pre-pandemic numbers (for domestic) by the fourth quarter this year, it still also depends on how quickly international traffic also resumes in […]

New traffic committee vows to impose discipline

THE Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) will strengthen its campaign against unauthorized private vehicles that use sirens and blinkers to avoid traffic rules.During the first meeting of the newly formed Cebu City Traffic Management Coordination Committee on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, a resolution was passed asking the CCTO to intensify the apprehension of these violators.Committee […]