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Baguio Monorail Feasibility Stidy

Requested from DOST by Denis Reyes at 05:32 PM on Oct 14, 2019.
Purpose: For reference and proposal
Date of Coverage: 10/14/2015 - 10/14/2015
Tracking no: #DOST-717730942710

Denis 05:32 PM, Oct 14, 2019

Hi,

I would like to request information of the feasibility study done by DOST for a eco-friendly monorail system for Baguio City.

Thanks.
Denis Reyes

DOST 01:46 PM, Oct 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Dear Denis,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 14, 2019 05:32:15 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Baguio Monorail Feasibility Stidy.

We received your request on Oct 14, 2019 05:32:15 PM and will respond on or before Nov 04, 2019 05:32:15 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURPU1QtNzE3NzMwOTQyNzEwDA, for request with ticket number #DOST-717730942710.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

DOST Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

DOST CAR 02:20 PM, Oct 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Dear Denis Reyes,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Oct 14, 2019 05:32:15 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for Baguio Monorail Feasibility Stidy.

In 2015, DOST-CAR initiated the conduct of a pre-feasibility study titled “Study on the Viability of Deploying DOST Developed Mass Transportation Technologies in Baguio City and La Trinidad, Benguet”.  Said study was implemented by our agency together with the DOST-MIRDC through the Transport and Traffic Planners Inc. (TTPI).  The hard copy of the final report was disseminated to LGUs-Baguio City and La Trinidad and other mandated agencies in December 2015, for their ready reference.       

The study focused on the rapid assessment of passenger demand on proposed corridors and determine current levels of public transport supply, determine environmental benefits of the AGT system, identify stakeholder groups and determine political impacts of the AGT system, perform preliminary institutional analysis of the AGT system, and assess potential financial and economic benefits and costs of the AGT system.  

To date, DOST and RDC-CAR are pushing for the conduct of a full-blown Feasibility Study of the Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) Project in Baguio City to include its adjoining municipalities (La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay).  Further, we are currently exploring possibilities of a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) as possible funding source for the AGT FS towards its eventual technology transfer.  

Should you be interested to see the final report, you can come and visit our office any day during office hours, for better appreciation.  We can also be reached at (074) 422-2214 or email us at dost-car@dost.gov.ph.    

Thank you.

Respectfully,

DOST CAR Nancy A. Bantog, Regional Director
FOI Receiving Officer

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