“Liberate the 88%!”: Rep. Legarda echoes experts’ calls to prioritize Metro Manila majority of non-car owners

2020-06-11T16:52:04+08:0011 Jun 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, June 11, 2020 – On the eve of Independence Day, Antique Representative and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda headed a multisectoral call for government to move people, not cars, as the mobility talks she co-organized with the Climate Change Commission [1] revolved around research that 88% of households in Metro Manila and the rest of […]

ICSC calls on executive to support Legarda’s call to move people, not cars

2020-05-22T16:52:12+08:0022 May 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, 22 May 2020 – Antique Representative and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda today called on the Metro Manila Council under the Metro Manila Development Authority to set up protected bike lanes and develop a bike masterplan.

This was followed by Col. Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija, MMDA traffic operations chief, commenting this morning that “we […]

OPINION: Bicycles, bayanihan, and beyond

2020-04-21T15:27:30+08:0021 Apr 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Feature Photo: Medical frontliners from St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City test their new bikes donated through the Life Cycles PH community. © Monaliza Bermudez

by Aldrin Pelicano

Published in ABS-CBN News, 21 April 2020
https://news.abs-cbn.com/blogs/opinions/04/21/20/opinion-bicycles-bayanihan-and-beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic and the response of governments worldwide have exposed deep inequalities globally, […]

Bike sharing and donation drives

2020-04-20T18:50:41+08:0015 Apr 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Health workers and other frontliners particularly in Metro Manila struggle to reach their places of work (and get back home) given the suspension of public transport particularly in Luzon amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Philippine General Hospital, The Pasig City Government’s City Transport Development and Management Office, Life Cycles PH, and Lend-a-Bike Project are among the groups […]