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Metro Global plans to build P11.5B elevated monorail in Baguio CBD

Cordillera - Metro Global Holdings Corp., a multinational holdings company is proposing to build P11.5 billion fully electric public transport system in Baguio city.
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The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the local government of Baguio City to do the feasibility studies for the building of an "intelligent public transport system" that could provide solutions to the worsening traffic situation in the Central Business District. 

According to Baguio PIO, the project is composed of a 4-kilometer elevated monorail around the central business district area and a series of feeder lines to be composed of battery-powered buses in an aim to make Baguio City the first urban center to pilot the green ecosystem and electric-powered monorail system.

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The prosed monorail project will consist eight strategic stations around the central business district which will be powered by electricity and some 300 battery-powered buses that will service the transportation requirements of the residents from their residences to the monorail stations and to their places of work.

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The company will shoulder the cost of the project through the public-private partnership over a 50-year period of the franchise, according to Robert John Sobrepen֮a, chairman of the Metro Global Holdings Corporation



Unknown said...

Wow, sana nga para maibsan trafic sa la trinidad at sa baguio

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