BY ROGER M. BALANZA
Within the decade, Davao City, Mindanao’s premier city, would be the envy of every Philippine city: Barring hitches, Davao City will be the second metropolis to have a Light Railway Transit (LRT).
An LRT is among big-ticket projects in the wish list of city planners.
A South Korean company has started the wheels rolling for the multi-million dollar project with a study to start in September and completed early next year.
On Monday, June 16, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Engineering and Construction (KEC) for the conduct of a feasibility study on the railway project, which will be at no cost to the local government.
Among proposed concept by KEG is a 13.6km LRT system knifing through the city’s main roads.
Chae Kwon II, KEG chief researcher of the KEC, laid down the feasibility study in a Power Point presentation…
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