Category Archives: mass transport

GenSan officials eye DOST’s road train for mass transport system

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 November) — City officials are looking at the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative “train-like bus” dubbed Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) as a viable option for the city’s planned mass transportation system. City Councilor Shandee Llido-Pestano said Friday the city government could utilize the road train as alternative mode of public […]

Zambo Bikes

Due to lack of mass transport, several residents of Zamboanga City rely on motorcycles. There are just a few jeepneys, and tricycles charge an average of 50 pesos depending on the distance. Photo taken on 28 September 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS…

Chinese firm exec finds Davao fit for monorail project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 January) – A detailed feasibility study has yet to be conducted, but this early a representative from a state-owned Chinese railway developer said that Davao City is “fit for monorail” project. Jiang Zhiping, planning and management deputy director of the market development center at the China Railway Engineering Consulting Group Co., said […]