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Nigel Paul C. Villarete
Nigel Paul C. Villarete
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Cicadas in Boracay
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Most of my friends know I always find time to do my usual three-kilometer walk on a daily basis, even if I’m traveling.
Metropolis - Part 1
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - June 21, 2022 - 12:00am
They say you have to look from afar if you want to see the whole picture.
Car-centric Cebu City
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The reason people in government are so obsessed with traffic congestion is an inner frame of mind and a planning philosophy which is characterized as “car-centric.”
Mobility and the CCLEX
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
I had an animated online exchange of ideas with an excited CCLEX user a few days after the link opened.
Transit Service Contracting (for laymen) Part 5 - The institutional dilemma
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, we ended up saying, “Service contracting requires a specific institutional reality to execute, something which DOTr and LTFRB do not have.”
Transit Service Contracting (for laymen) Part 4 – Where are we now?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
This is a late addition to a three-part series I wrote in August 2020.
Ukraine and Russia
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - March 8, 2022 - 12:00am
If there’s anything that I feel about the current state of Ukraine being invaded by Russia, it’s pure sadness and pity.
Still no BRT
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Or so declared in a news item last Sunday.
God and the coming elections
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 15, 2022 - 12:00am
It seems an odd topic to talk about --God and the elections. We seldom relate such human activities as elections of our government leaders to the workings of God, especially in this day and age.
Bicycles not allowed!
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As is often said, for whatever good things that happen, there are always hitches that follow.
The righteousness of God
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The new year has started, and many have already vowed their new year’s resolutions, some of which most of us know will be broken soon.
Ruping and Sanko Elegance (Part 1 of 2)
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - November 9, 2021 - 12:00am
There are two names and a date I will never forget --Ruping, Sanko Elegance, and Nov. 13, 1990.
Gabion dams
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - October 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The videos posted on socmed over the weekend showing the ferocious floods that hit parts of the metropolis prompted many to ask and search for answers on how to mitigate these hazards in the medium and long ter...
What’s in the future?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - September 28, 2021 - 12:00am
A few months ago, the numbers of daily cases of COVID-19 infections were steadily going down that a lot of people were expectedly anticipating the return to the “old normal,” prior to the pandemic’s...
A rotunda in the SRP? (Part 3 of 3)
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - September 7, 2021 - 12:00am
As we have premised in parts 1 and 2, the proposal for a rotunda to be built at the SRP, particularly at the junction of the Cebu South Coastal Road and F. Vestil Street, is something that has to be seriously evaluated....
Freedom and inclusive mobility
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Jarrett Walker, author of the book “Human Transit”, is one of the easily recognizable names in inclusive mobility in the US.
A public market for whom?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
When the concept of build-operate-and-transfer became popular in the early 1990s, a couple or two public markets in the capital were heralded as fine examples.
Why can’t we get over COVID-19?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - April 27, 2021 - 12:00am
We were whistling merrily in the last months and weeks of 2020.
A personal COVID-19 perspective (Part 2 of 2)
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The first part of this article may be summed up in a statement published on the website of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), which states, “There...
Quo vadis, Metro Cebu
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s the first week of the year and it is a good time to take stock on asking what Metro Cebu’s mobility will be in the near and distant future.
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