Call for volunteer MM counters for June 3 Bike Day

2021-05-28T15:37:35+08:0028 May 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

28 May 2021 -- We are looking for volunteers to help us count cyclists and pedestrians in Quezon City, Marikina City, San Juan City, and Pasig City on June 3, World Bicycle Day! Metro Manila Counts! (MMC) is a collaboration between the four city governments and ICSC, MNL Moves, The Climate Reality Project Philippines, 350.org Pilipinas, [...]

Metro Manila Counts! Volunteer Count Training Workshop to be held on May 22

2021-05-19T17:20:51+08:0019 May 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With the International Bike Day coming, we hope to count cyclists to complete the picture of the majority that use the roads and bike lanes in Metro Manila. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, MNL Moves, The Climate Reality Project Philippines, 350.org Pilipinas, and Pinay Bike Commuter is calling for volunteers for the upcoming [...]

No electricity? Typhoon survivors, NGOs seek solar solutions for tribal communities

2021-05-21T18:22:15+08:0015 May 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Kristine Sabillo | May 15, 2021 | Published by ABS-CBN News | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA — For the last 5 decades, members of the Dumagat-Remontado tribe living in Brgy. Laiban, Tanay, Rizal have been without electricity. Located at the foot of the majestic Sierra Madre mountain range, Sitios Magata and Manggahan had [...]

Count cyclists, pedestrians for a moveable Metro Manila

2021-03-26T10:09:30+08:0026 Mar 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Arielle Celine Tabinga Reposted from the Mobility Awards. Note: Celine Tabinga is the Mobility Awards coordinator and ICSC's urban transition analyst currently helping develop and support ICSC’s gender work and low-carbon resilience agenda. Philippine cities can be bikeable - this has been proven by the cities of Pasig, San Juan, and Marikina. Hailed as [...]

Commuters, pedestrians, and cyclists; Leading the way to a better normal

2021-03-10T14:10:55+08:0009 Mar 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Celine Tabinga Reposted from 350 Pilipinas. I started cycling in August of last year. I remember finally getting my mother’s bike out for a fix. It has been collecting dust in the garage for almost three years. I’ve meant to have it repaired for as long as I can remember, but it was never [...]

Solar TekPaks and NIWA solar power systems as community charging stations in Dumagat-Remontado communities in Tanay, Rizal

2021-01-28T11:47:06+08:0028 Jan 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In partnership with the local government of Tanay, Rizal and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilya Team, ICSC and 350 Pilipinas turned over 3 solar TekPaks and 3 NIWA solar power systems to the Magata Dumagat Association, the Manggahan Association, and the Magata-Manggahan Tribal Association in Sitios Magata and Manggahan located [...]

Mobility Awards bares list of first 50 LGUs, workplaces, establishments voted as most bike-friendly in Metro Manila

2020-10-09T17:02:11+08:0009 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Mobility Awards. QUEZON CITY, 09 October 2020 -- Ten cities, 10 workplaces, and 30 commercial establishments (including 19 malls)  have been nominated as the most bike-friendly in Metro Manila for the Mobility Awards, according to organizers. The Mobility Awards aims to help prioritize the needs of the majority of Filipinos who do [...]

Alas ng Bayan exhibit opens in UP College of Fine Arts for Arts Month

2020-02-06T11:51:45+08:0006 Feb 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, 6 February 2020 -- The pioneering art exhibit Alas ng Bayan opened its two-week run today at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s College of Fine Arts, marking National Arts Month. “Alas ng Bayan couldn’t be more timely in these trying times. We look for heroes, we look for hope, we look for a [...]

5 Filipina heroines lauded in new ‘Alas ng Bayan’ exhibit

2019-11-27T12:29:07+08:0025 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PRESS RELEASE QUEZON CITY, 25 November 2019 – A ‘herstory’ exhibit was opened at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s Asian Center today, featuring the paintings of five Filipinas who resisted national oppression, social injustice, and rank misogyny throughout the country’s history. Dubbed ‘Alas ng Bayan’ the exhibit showcases the lives of Gregoria ‘Oriang’ de [...]