BLISTT Council initiate Recovery and Rehab Plan

BAGUIO CITY – Amidst the social and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mayors of the BLISTT set the foundations for the rehabilitation and continuing development of the Cordillera’s southern growth node. The Mayors had an emergency meeting on March 18 to address immediate concerns regarding the proper implementation of the enhanced community quarantine… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors unify community quarantine implementation

BAGUIO CITY – The Mayors of the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay (BLISTT) growth area agree to follow Baguio City’s lead in implementing various enhanced community quarantine guidelines particularly on the restrictions on travel and mobility to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The mayors met on March 18 to address… Read more »

Experts urge shared tourism plan for BLISTT

BAGUIO CITY – “In tourism, we go beyond political boundaries”, said Sylvia Chinayog of DOT-CAR during the Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting on Tourism Development for the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay (BLISTT) growth area on February 14. The members of the TWG, composed of local government tourism officers and representatives from… Read more »

Mayor Magalong to champion BLISTT investment deals

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, as Chairman of the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Council, recognized the importance of extending investments outside of his city and committed to champion the BLISTT economic growth node as the focus of his many negotiations with potential investors. This was discussed… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors address traffic concerns

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Development Council addressed the major traffic and transportation issues that have affected the BLISTT area in a meeting on December 4, 2019. Earlier, NEDA-CAR, as the secretariat of the BLISTT Council, gathered experts from the government sector to provide strategies in… Read more »

Agencies discuss BLISTT traffic management

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR gathered experts on traffic and transport management from regional line agencies and the local government units of Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) for a workshop on BLISTT Traffic and Transport Management last November 15. The workshop was set to provide the BLISTT Governing Council, composed of the mayors… Read more »

Cordillera economy grows above target

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Statistics Authority-Cordillera (PSA-CAR) reported that the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) grew by 7.3% in 2018. This was presented during the Press Conference on the 2018 Report on the Economic Performance of the Cordillera Administrative Region 2018 on April 25 in Baguio City. NEDA-CAR stated that the region has had… Read more »

NEDA sponsors BLISTT Infra master plan project

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA continues its support for the Cordillera region by funding the “Formulation of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Infrastructure Master Plan”. NEDA, through its Project Development and Other Related Studies (PDRS) fund, called for the project in recognition of the increasing urbanization of the BLISTT as one of the identified primary growth centers… Read more »