ICSC lauds latest MMDA Bike Count

2023-06-19T14:45:08+08:0019 Jun 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released the results of a year-long bike count done in 2022 by its Bike Lane Program Office (BLPO), with over 1.7 million bicycle trips made along Ortigas Avenue, Quirino Highway, and Commonwealth Avenue. The bike count data supports cycling as a viable mode of transportation in the country, with more people choosing to cycle for everyday trips.

At least 200K commute on bikes each day, according to tally in key cities [Philstar]

2022-11-02T16:22:21+08:0031 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

Over 600 volunteers around the country recorded nearly 192,000 cyclists on major roads of ten cities in the Philippines in celebration of World Cities Day on Monday. These findings came off the 2022 Bike Count Program, the second round of its kind carried by the Mobility Awards organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, The Climate Reality Project Philippines, MNL Moves, 350.org Pilipinas and Pinay Bike Community.

Nearly 200K cyclists ply major roads nationwide [GMA News]

2022-11-02T15:05:33+08:0029 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More and more Filipinos are turning to bicycles, amid worsening traffic, rising fuel and commuting costs, and Covid-19 still lurking in the background. The Mobility Awards, convened by climate groups and bicycle advocates, recently conducted a bike count and learned that 191,578 cyclists ply major roads across the Philippines.

Citizens count almost 200,000 people on bikes nationwide [Cebu News Times]

2022-11-02T18:07:43+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.

Volunteer bike count finds: 191K bikers nationwide, 51% helmet use [Spin.ph]

2022-11-02T16:49:11+08:0028 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

PIONEERED LAST year in Manila as non-motorized mobility came into focus because of the lockdowns, the volunteer-driven Citizen’s Bike Count cast a wider, nationwide net for this year’s count. The findings of the more than 600-volunteer strong initiative? A total of 191,578 cyclists pedaling around the major roads of ten Philippine cities, including Naga, Cebu, Mandaue, Davao, Baguio, Iloilo, as well as four cities in Metro Manila.

‘PEDAL METRO’: City Hall counts 22k bike commuters at rush hours [Daily Guardian]

2022-11-02T15:46:52+08:0028 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Joseph B.A. Marzan | April 15, 2021| Published by Daily Guardian | READ THE STORY HERE In a nod to its claim as the country’s bicycling capital, a month-long bike-counting activity conducted by volunteers in Iloilo City a few months ago revealed that more than 20,000 people use their bikes as a mode [...]

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.

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