City Interventions

Cebu Review of Existing South Road Properties (SRP) Service Utilities (Public Transport)

Country: Philippines
City: Cebu

Key Stakeholders and PartnersCity Government of Cebu, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)

Project Preparation Study PeriodOctober 2008 - January 2012

CDIA SupportUS$ 282,592

Expected Downstream Financing$141 million World Bank

Infrastructure sectorsUrban Transport

CDIA priority impact areasEnvironmental Improvement; Good Governance; Poverty Reduction

Key City Development Issues

The overall city’s development plans focus on economic, social, and environmental sustainability through
enhanced city governance and capacity, and through the provision of key infrastructure in support of these goals. In line with this, the South Road Properties (SRP) was envisioned to be established to serve as a new central business district for Cebu, where high-value-added activities are undertaken in an area equipped with social amenities and with high environmental quality.

Details of Cooperation

CDIA-supported activities include, in the first phase, the development of a project investment framework for infrastructure provision likely covering water and wastewater, power distribution, transportation, waste management, and district cooling. In the second phase, pre-feasibility studies on identified priority infrastructure, linkage of SRP project investments with potential financiers, and establishment and strengthening of the local government coordinating unit for the SRP utilities development and implementation.

Expected Development Outcomes

The project envisages more sustainable urban growth by providing a framework for the development of both the commercial and residential area of SRP including efficient transport solutions.

Download: Final Report      

Key City informationThe Cebu Metropolitan Area or Metro Cebu is the main urban center of the Island province of Cebu in the Philippines. Metro Cebu is located along the central eastern portion of the island of Mactan. It accounts for 20 percent of the land area and 60 percent of the population of the Central State Partner entire province of Cebu.

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