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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Hernani P. de Leon
Davao City - Javlon International (Philippines), Inc., a Manila-based firm involved in major infrastructure projects, including Metro Manila's mass transport system, has been officially commissioned by the city council to undertake a feasibility study for Metro Davao's light railway transit (LRT) system.
The transport project was initially recommended by a team of Japanese consultants in late 1990s under the Davao Integrated Development Program.
The LRT should be operational by 2010 based on the original project time frame, and should connect the city's northern and southern industrial belts where a growing number of commuters were observed in the last few years.
On March 7, the city …