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Nuances of Public Transport Services
by Nigel Paul Villarete - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
We have so far made some generalizations: First, that all things being equal, people will prefer direct, single trip, home-to-work trips, over a series of inter-connected trips requiring transfers; and second, integrated...
The South Road Properties
by Nigel Paul Villarete - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
In Part 1 of this article, we started with its beginnings – how the SRP was just a body of water offshore of Cebu City.
Nuances of Public Transport Services
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
In Part 3, we stated that public transport systems can have direct (single-trip) routes, or connected (multiple-trip) routes, requiring transfers.
Nuances of public transport services
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
In last week’s write-up, we talked about speed versus distance.
Anatomy of a work-trip (Part 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 2, 2019 - 12:00am
How do we make a conventional or traditional public mass transport better? In part 3 (last week), we said if there are any improvements to be done, it will have to be on two aspects --two issues, different solutions...
Anatomy of a work-trip (Part 3)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 26, 2019 - 12:00am
How do we make a conventional or traditional public mass transport better? In Parts 1 and 2 of this topic, we looked at the reality of an ordinary Cebuano’s daily trip(s) from home to work.
Anatomy of a work-trip
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, we ran through a morning trip of an ordinary Cebuano who doesn’t own a car.
Anatomy of a work-trip
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In the previous four articles on treating transportation as a service rather than infrastructure, we have emphasized on the importance of the experiential part of transportation itself, especially on each “traveler”...
Transportation – Infrastructure or Service?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Once the principles and policies of transportation planning are based on services rather than infrastructure, the metrics, targets, and measurements would necessarily change, too.
Transportation – Infrastructure or Service?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, we said that the answer to this question may best be seen in a country’s (or a city’s) transport policy.
Transportation – Infrastructure or Service?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 29, 2019 - 12:00am
As it happens, I have been in some meetings and discussions about “transportation” in the last few days, mostly about looking forward, somewhere in the future, or more specifically, talking about the...
A new beginning
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Most of us know the story of Joseph, the eleventh son of Jacob (whom God later named as Israel), the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham. It was to Abraham that God promised that through his seed, all the nations of...
God became man
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Micah and Isaiah prophesied about the birth of the Jesus, seven centuries before it happened. Joseph and Mary, Zechariah and Elizabeth, Simeon and Anna, the shepherds in the field were touched by his birth, and their...
Anna
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Jesus was circumcised on the eighth day after his birth, as was enjoined on the patriarch Abraham and his descendants, written down in the books of Moses.
Simeon
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
We always associate Christmas with peace, or at least wish for it, but the times of Jesus’ birth was far from being peaceful.
The prophets of Christmas
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Christmas is a celebration of an event which happened about 2,000 years ago.
My 57th Christmas
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Or so, I think. I can’t remember most of them, though most would have probably been celebrated the same way most of us do today.
Traffic. Again.
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
From what I heard, it was not as bad as last year. Maybe most of the authorities whose jobs were to address traffic congestion learned from the past.
Compact Cities Part 3
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, we presented the case of Atlanta and Barcelona, part of the research of Mr. Alain Bertaud – cities with approximately the same population (1990) but one 20 times larger than the other in area.
Compact cities Part 2: Atlanta and Barcelona
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Whenever the concept of compact cities is discussed, the comparison between Barcelona in Spain and metro Atlanta in Georgia, USA is usually mentioned first.
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