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LRTA allots P403 M for relocation of families affected by LRT-1 Ext

LRTA allots P403 M for relocation of families affected by LRT-1 Ext

The Philippine Star, 29 December 2014 By Lawrence Agcaoili   MANILA, Philippines – The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has earmarked P403 million for the relocation of informal settlers to be displaced by the P65 billion Light Rail Transit line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite Extension project. In a published notice, the LRTA announced the bidding of... continue reading

Australia, ADB Increase Support for Philippines’ Public-Private Partnerships

Australia, ADB Increase Support for Philippines’ Public-Private Partnerships

eGlobal Travel Media, 29 December 2014   The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Australia are providing further funding support to the Philippines’ private public partnerships (PPPs) agenda to help sustain the positive reform momentum. This means that the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) will be able to support preparation of more PPP... continue reading

Gov’t to prioritize ‘game-changing’ infra projects

Gov’t to prioritize ‘game-changing’ infra projects

Rappler, 29 December 2014   The Aquino administration will push projects covering access, connectivity, and transportation before it bows out in June 2016   MANILA, Philippines – The country’s economic managers will push for “game-changing” infrastructure projects in the last 18 months of President Benigno Aquino III’s term. Several Cabinet members are now finalizing the... continue reading

Clark line to form part of $6-B railway project

Clark line to form part of $6-B railway project

The Philippine Star, 27 December 2014 By Lawrence Agcaoili   MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is looking at incorporating the spur railway proposed by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to the Clark freeport and special economic zone into the ambitious $6-billion Integrated Luzon Railway project (ILRP). Transportation Secretary... continue reading

DOTC prefers Veterans as site of north transport terminal

DOTC prefers Veterans as site of north transport terminal

The Philippine Star, 25 December 2014 By Lawrence Agcaoili   MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) prefers the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) as the site of a transportation hub to serve public utility vehicles coming from Northern Luzon. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said the 55-hectare hospital complex owned by... continue reading

NEDA-ICC clears P35.4-B Calax rebid, Swiss challenge for NLEX-SLEX road

NEDA-ICC clears P35.4-B Calax rebid, Swiss challenge for NLEX-SLEX road

The Philippine Star, 24 December 2014 By Lawrence Agcaoili   MANILA, Philippines – The Cabinet level National Economic and Development Authority – Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) has approved the rebidding for the P35.4 billion Cavite – Laguna expressway (Calax) and Swiss challenge for the P18 billion North Luzon expressway – South Luzon expressway connector road... continue reading

Inter-modal

Inter-modal

Travelling in traffic gridlocked Metro Manila has become a way of life for us daily commuters and motorists, especially during peak hours. Fortunately, it’s school vacation period here in our country so there are less vehicles on the road. But the heat of the summer season adds to our travails if we are caught in... continue reading

Awarded

Awarded

We’re familiar with how the country’s public-private partnership (PPP) program gets flak at home from time to time—either by its own doing or due to factors outside its control. Nonetheless, it remains highly regarded abroad and some of its projects may even go on to win awards this year. That seems a possible scenario based... continue reading

Projects

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