Thursday, 27 October 2023
EVENT TITLE: OVER 70 MANDAUE CITY LGU STAFF CAPACITATED ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORT ENGINEERING, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
PLANADES, in partnership with the Local Government of Mandaue City, Cebu conducted the Short Training Course on Sustainable Urban Transport Engineering, Planning and Management from October 17 to 24, 2023 at the Bai Hotel in Mandaue City. The Training Course introduced over 70 participants from the local government of Mandaue City to the principles and methods of urban transport and land use planning in the Philippines.
PLANADES, led by Team Leader Engr. Alexis Fillone, Ph.D. and Deputy Team Leader Engr. Crispin Emmanuel Diaz, Ph.D., with team members Mr. Dennis Navera, Engr. Nicanor Roxas, PhD., Ar. Konstantine Koh, and Engr. Kervin Lucas discussed the different transportation topics. To complement the lectures, the participants were given hands-on exercises on transport surveys and data processing.
Left: Dr. Fillone demonstrating the use of modelling tools; Right: Dr. Diaz giving a lecture on public transport planning in the Philippine context.
Left: Participants practicing transport survey; Right: Participants practicing data processing
PLANADES Team and Training Participants
The Training Course is the first phase of the Mandaue City Systematic Transportation Enhancement Projects and Upgrade Plan (MC-STEPUP) Project which aims to train and mentor the technical personnel of Mandaue City to enable them to contribute in the preparation of a transportation and traffic management plan for the City. The next phases of the Project are the preparation of the Comprehensive Transportation and CBD Traffic Management Plan for Mandaue, and the drafting of ordinances to institutionalize recommendations.