The Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) in Cagayan de Oro City has released traffic schemes for TEMPORARY SPECIAL ROUTES FOR PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS serving commuters along CM Recto (National Highway) between Tablon and Bugo Area and along Sayre Highway between Puerto and Alae Area.
In its advisory, the RTA stataed that the Temporary Special Route is specifically designed to address and cater the needs of the riding public for public transport along the National Highway of the eastern part of the city, which at present is served by the unauthorized mode of transport such as tricabs, motorized sikads, trisikads and the like which are not allowed under City Ordinance No. 10551-2007 known as the Traffic Code of Cagayan de Oro as well as to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 036-2020.
The two special routes are as follows:
Route A – Bugo to Tablon (7.1 km)
Inflow – from Barangay Bugo shall pass along the Recto Avenue national highway towards Barangay Puerto, Barangay Agusan and Barangay Tablon;
Outflow – from Barangay Tablon shall pass same national highway towards Barangay Agusan, Barangay Puerto and Barangay Bugo.
Route B – Puerto to Alae (12.5 km)
Inflow – from Barangay Puerto shall pass along the Sayre National Highway towards Upper Puerto, Alae area;
Outflow – from Upper Puerto, Alae area shall pass same national highway towards Barangay Puerto.
Accordingly, the abovementioned temporary special routes are operational on 24-hour basis, Monday thru Sunday.