Ahead of World Car-free Day Baguio City counts people on bicycles

2022-09-20T18:46:14+08:0019 Sep 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In advance of the celebration of World Car-Free Day, cycling advocates and the local government of Baguio City counted cyclists in seven areas in the city from September 17-19, 2022. They undertook this count to establish baseline data on the number of residents using bicycles for daily transport, to help local policymakers make informed decisions on transport route network planning.

SE Asia on the hunt for green-shift funds

2022-08-09T10:20:44+08:0029 Jul 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southeast Asian countries are tapping the international credit markets to raise funds to help put their economies on a low-carbon path as the threat of climate change becomes more urgent in the region. Analysts say emissions reduction, and the need for financing to help achieve it, has become a pressing issue as extreme weather events such as typhoons, drought and intense heat wreak havoc on the region.

More than 500 volunteers count people on bicycles nationwide

2022-06-28T17:20:59+08:0028 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cycling community pays back to cities, counts people on bicycles to push momentum for bike revolution by Mobility Awards | June 28, 2022 | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, June 28, 2022 – Over 500 cycling volunteers across the country joined this year’s June Bicycle Count today to help establish baseline data indicating the [...]

Solar power lightens load for Filipinos

2022-06-21T11:38:49+08:0018 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Prime Sarmiento | June 17, 2022 | Published by China Daily | READ THE STORY HERE Analysts look to Beijing cooperation in Philippines' low-carbon transition It was his eye-popping electricity bill that pushed Filipino entrepreneur Wendell Adrian Tamayo to look for a cheaper source of energy. Tamayo dug up a research paper on [...]

Powering Limasawa after Super Typhoon Odette

2022-04-26T12:38:48+08:0012 Apr 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rebuilding communities with renewable energy by Kathleen Lei Limayo  |  April 11, 2022  |  Published by 350.org | READ THE STORY HERE In San Agustin, one of the six barangays in Limasawa, a small island in the Philippines, renewable energy is helping rebuild the community after Super Typhoon Odette (internationally known [...]

Mobility Awards Goes Nationwide

2021-09-08T08:43:14+08:0007 Sep 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

September 7, 2021 | Published by the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE Search for the most bike-friendly cities in the Philippines launched Manila, 07 September 2021 — In time for the second global observance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the National Round of the Mobility Awards was officially launched, encouraging everyone [...]

Ever wonder just how popular cycling has become?

2021-09-01T19:16:01+08:0028 Aug 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Hans Bosshard | August 28, 2021 | Published by Visor | READ THE STORY HERE Metro Manila Counts monitored the bicycle users in 4 cities It’s no surprise at this point that cycling has taken our cities by storm, but how many people have actually been cycling? Well, we don’t actually know. Until now, that is. The Institute [...]

Pandemic shows why Metro Manila needs more, better bike lanes

2021-09-01T18:58:35+08:0028 Aug 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Mariejo Ramos | August 28, 2021 | Published by Inquirer.net | READ THE STORY HERE With around half a million people now biking to work in Metro Manila due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government should put up better road infrastructure that moves people and not cars, according to a group advocating environment-friendly modes [...]

In Just Four Hours, This Group Recorded 38,932 Cyclists In The Metro

2021-09-01T18:49:45+08:0027 Aug 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

August 27, 2021 | Published by firstbikeride | READ THE STORY HERE A total of 38,932 cyclists were recorded in a bike count conducted by Metro Manila Counts (MMC) Project last June 8. They tallied the bikers in four cities of the metropolis — Pasig, San Juan, Marikina and Quezon City — during the peak hours 6 [...]

Cycling on the Rise

2021-07-09T11:33:25+08:0009 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Rio Constantino Editor’s Note: Rio Constantino was a volunteer counter based in Quezon City for the citizen-driven bike count project Metro Manila Counts (MMC). MMC is a collaboration between the Mobility Awards (ICSC, MNL Moves, The Climate Reality Project Philippines, 350 Pilipinas and Pinay Bike Commuter Community) and the local government units of San [...]