Empowering Communities: A Renewable Energy Assessment in Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City [350 Pilipinas]

2023-09-26T12:24:21+08:0013 Sep 2023|Tags: , , |

September 12, 2023 | Published by 350 Pilipinas | READ THE STORY HERE 350 Pilipinas, Lilok Foundation Inc, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities’ RE-Charge Pilipinas and five homeowners associations recently collaborated for a community facility energy needs assessment at Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City The assessment, facilitated by RECharge’s Arturo Tahup, determines the [...]

More Filipinos are cycling now, latest SWS survey affirms [Mobility Awards]

2023-09-05T17:18:36+08:0005 Sep 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

September 5, 2023 | Reposted from the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, September 5, 2023 – One out of three households in the country, amounting to approximately 10 million households nationwide, now own at least one bicycle, according to the latest survey released by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).  A significant increase [...]

Philippine cities must step up and prioritize people over cars [Mobility Awards]

2023-08-22T19:27:49+08:0022 Aug 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

August 22, 2023 | Reposted from the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, August 22, 2023 – Nearing the end of the nomination period for this year’s Mobility Awards, the awards’ convenors urge all cities in the Philippines – especially those who were previously recognized for their leadership in providing safer, more [...]

Mobility Awards begins search for 2023 bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and establishments

2023-06-14T18:01:44+08:0014 Jun 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public nominations for this year's Mobility Awards opens today, urging citizens, workers, and consumers to nominate bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and establishments in the country. Similar nominations are also open for individuals under the Padyak Power to the People! Awards, namely Siklista ng Bayan and Padyak Champion categories.

TAKING ROOT: Culture and the Arts for Climate Action

2022-11-15T11:18:47+08:0013 Nov 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Youth, artistic collectives, and climate advocates gathered at the historical memorial in Plazuela de Santa Isabel, Intramuros for a local arts fair, sharing stories and art about collective memory and hope in the midst of the climate crisis.

Citizens count almost 200,000 people on bikes nationwide

2022-10-30T14:08:20+08:0028 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over 600 volunteers around the country recorded a total of 191,578 cyclists in major roads of ten cities in the Philippines, providing urgency and basis for national agencies and local governments to accelerate establishment of safer, more inclusive infrastructure and policies promoting active transport.

Mobility group observes ‘gender gap’ between male and female cyclists in latest count

2022-10-24T10:55:16+08:0021 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Of the nearly 100,000 cyclists counted by the Mobility Awards, the vast majority was male, which advocates say still indicates a "gender gap" in cycling in the Philippines.

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 [...]

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