High Priority Bus System for Davao gets NEDA Board approval

(Eagle News) — The National Economic Development Authority Board has given the go-signal for a High Priority Bus System for Davao.

In a statement, the Department of Transportation said the NEDA Board’s approval of the P18.66-billion Davao Public Modernization Project  came on Nov. 6.

With the HPBS, interconnected bus services will be prioritized along the 137 kilometers core network, and 489 kilometers of feeder routes, the DOTr said.

Once operational, the agency said the HPBS will have 29 bus routes divided into four tiers.

“The DPTMP will give Davaoenos and visitors a very efficient mode of transport as it maximizes service coverage that will accelerate economic growth,” Transportation Art Tugade said.