Tommy Osmeña says BRT to end nightmare commutes in Cebu

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People won’t have to be acrobats just to get a ride home.

Mayor Tommy Osmeña sympathized with a Cebuano commuter who showed just how inconvenient and degrading it is to board a jeepney ride home.

A Facebook user posted a now-viral photo of the dire conditions on the road, saying that times are getting even harder for commuters.

“This is why the BRT cannot come soon enough,” Osmeña said, referring to the Cebu bus rapid transit yet to be rolled out.

The politiko went to explain how it will ensure safe and hassle-free trips along major highways in the city, as it will be monitored by the city hall and will follow a strict schedule, versus the boundary scheme for jeeps.

He even managed to throw shade against Michael Dino, saying he is hampering migration to the BRT.

“The only problem we have now is a Presidential “Assistant” who’s still doing his best to block it so he can hit and run more motorcycles with his counterflowing Land Cruiser,” Osmeña added.

This is why the BRT cannot come soon enough. The BRT will be a centrally controlled system of transportation with…

Posted by Tommy Osmeña on Monday, November 19, 2018