The UMRT Central Line
by Nigel Villarete - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
The reported request of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for an endorsement from the Cebu City Council, to conduct a feasibility study for the Metro Cebu Urban Mass Rapid Transit (UMRT) Central Line is music...
Local water districts?
by Nigel Villarete - May 7, 2024 - 12:00am
This idea emerged from the brouhaha now persisting at the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD).
Cebu’s water shortage
by Paul Villarete - April 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Or maybe it’s not only Cebu’s. With the current heat wave that we’re experiencing all over the country, there would be a pressure on the water supply everywhere. In varying degrees, of course. Water...
The BRT and the PUVM – Part 2
by Nigel Villarete - April 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, this corner wrote about “The BRT and the PUVM,” dealing with the apparent aftereffect of the upcoming start of the Cebu BRT rollout.
How do we think of Israel?
by Paul Villarete - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Do we differentiate between religious and secular belief?
The BRT and the PUVM
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Even before the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization (PUVM) Program was instituted, the issue on the effect of the introduction of the new mode of public transport called the Bus Rapid Transit or BRT has always remained...
Believing for the wrong reasons
by Nigel Villarete - March 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Palm Sunday is a tradition observed in many Christian churches and which was described in all four gospels.
The 8+8+8 rule and traffic
by Nigel Villarete - March 12, 2024 - 12:00am
There’s a quite popular meme circulating on social media these days.
Public transportation
by Nigel Villarete - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
From the net, I got this definition – “transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that...
Cebu BRT – what’s next?
by Nigel Villarete - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Everybody’s grumbling about the traffic situation in Cebu right now.
The current public transportation dilemma
by Nigel Villarete - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
While following a sort of a “modernized jeepney” one day, I tried computing its passenger-carrying capacity.
The Cebu BRT delays
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
There’s another news article again on the delays of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).
After the BRT, what?
by Nigel Villarete - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
A lot of Cebuanos, believers and skeptics alike, are waiting for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit to be finished, some expecting it to serve the purpose it was intended for, and others waiting to prove it to fail.
Our response to Jesus’ birth
by Nigel Villarete - December 19, 2023 - 12:00am
For us Christians, the Christmas story is a familiar one. We heard it repeatedly since childhood --the story from the time it was announced to Mary by the angel Gabriel to the time on that midnight clear when it...
Jesus, the king of Israel
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 12, 2023 - 12:00am
In a few days’ time, practically the whole world, save for very few places, will be celebrating Christmas.
How should Christians see Gaza
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Christmas is fast approaching and the most significant news in the world for almost two months now involves the country where it happened 2,000 years ago.
Whose problem is traffic?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 21, 2023 - 12:00am
This question requires certain qualifications --mainly on what we really mean by it.
The BRT is not a bus
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - November 14, 2023 - 12:00am
This statement would probably meet immediate opposition from most people.
God remembers those who are his
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 31, 2023 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, Filipinos flock to the cemeteries.
How will the Cebu BRT be operated?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 24, 2023 - 12:00am
While the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit seems to be a complicated, and hence, might be difficult system, building it is actually easy and plainly straightforward.
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