ELEVENTH HOUR: Building bikeable and walkable communities

2022-06-15T09:57:32+08:0010 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Celine Tabinga (through The Climate Reality Project Philippines' Eleventh Hour column) | June 10, 2022 | Published by Manila Bulletin | READ THE STORY HERE About the author Celine Tabinga is a Climate Reality Leader and an urban transition analyst at the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities. She is currently the National Coordinator [...]

Data gathered from ‘Friday Bike Count’ to boost bicycle use in Iloilo City

2022-06-10T14:48:20+08:0004 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , |

by Tara Yap | June 3, 2022 | Published by Manila Bulletin | READ THE STORY HERE ILOILO CITY – A multi-sector team has started gathering data on bike usage in this city which coincided with the commemoration of World Bicycle Day Friday, June 3. Dubbed “Friday Bike Count,” it will count the number [...]

Baguio awarded as one of Luzon’s most bike-friendly cities

2022-03-16T18:16:27+08:0016 Mar 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

March 16, 2022 | Published by the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE  Valerides founder, other local entrepreneurs also recognized BAGUIO CITY, 16 March 2022 — Mayor Benjamin Magalong received for the City of Pines the distinguished recognition of the Mobility Awards as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the Luzon region in 2021.  Mayor [...]

Iloilo, Mandaue, and Naga hailed as the most bike-friendly cities in nationwide Mobility Awards

2021-11-25T16:48:52+08:0025 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

November 25, 2021 | Published by the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE Bike riders and entrepreneurs, offices, commercial establishments also recognized QUEZON CITY, 25 November 2021 -- In celebration of the National Bicycle Month this November and in observance of the National Climate Change Week, the cities of Iloilo, Mandaue, and Naga were named [...]

Mobility Awards nominations for bike-friendly venues on

2021-09-09T17:26:13+08:0007 Sep 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Josef Ramos | September 7, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE The Mobility Awards intensified its bike advocacy by recognizing the best work places, business venues and bike-friendly cities in the countryside. The organization has started accepting nominations and set a November 5 deadline. Nominations could be made at www.mobilityawards.ph. The winners [...]

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 [...]

NCR bike count shows mobility revolution underway

2021-08-26T17:50:06+08:0026 Aug 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Initial results show estimated number of cyclists on the road now at 500k QUEZON CITY, 26 August 2021 -- Citizen-led bike and pedestrian count project Metro Manila Counts (MMC) conservatively estimate that half a million cyclists are now on the roads of the capital. This was highlighted in this week’s episode of “Stories for a Better [...]

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, [...]

Filipinos are cycling their way through the pandemic – The Washington Post

2021-04-08T17:21:52+08:0031 Mar 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Regine Cabato and Martin San Diego | March 31, 2021,  The Washington Post | Read the full story here MANILA — Before one of the longest lockdowns in the world, millions in this congested Philippine capital region suffered a hellish daily commute. Trains broke down regularly, and roads were so clogged that [...]

An e-waste ‘garbage trap’

2021-03-23T10:31:02+08:0021 Mar 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By JONATHAN L. MAYUGA   MARCH 20, 2021   |  Published by Business Mirror Experts weigh in on emerging PHL’s shift from gas-powered to electric-powered vehicles MANG Rudy was busy one early morning this week fixing a busted taillight of his three-wheeled electric-powered tricycle (e-trike). Maintaining his e-trike is essential for the retired electrician. [...]