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 [...]

Metro Manila Counts! Volunteer Count Training Workshop to be held on May 22

2021-05-19T17:20:51+08:0019 May 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With the International Bike Day coming, we hope to count cyclists to complete the picture of the majority that use the roads and bike lanes in Metro Manila. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, MNL Moves, The Climate Reality Project Philippines, 350.org Pilipinas, and Pinay Bike Commuter is calling for volunteers for the upcoming [...]

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 [...]

Mobility Awards bares list of first 50 LGUs, workplaces, establishments voted as most bike-friendly in Metro Manila

2020-10-09T17:02:11+08:0009 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Mobility Awards. QUEZON CITY, 09 October 2020 -- Ten cities, 10 workplaces, and 30 commercial establishments (including 19 malls)  have been nominated as the most bike-friendly in Metro Manila for the Mobility Awards, according to organizers. The Mobility Awards aims to help prioritize the needs of the majority of Filipinos who do [...]

Mobility Awards launched on World Car Free Day

2020-09-22T14:07:31+08:0022 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 22 September 2020 – The first ever Mobility Awards was launched today, in celebration of World Car Free Day and to recognize the most bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and commercial establishments in Metro Manila. The awards aim to spur concerted action among  government, commuters, and the private sector to make a bikeable Metro Manila, according [...]

Mobility, a feature of democracy? But 88% of Metro Manila is at the losing end

2020-09-21T19:18:29+08:0015 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Maria Golda Hilario  |  Published in Philstar.com September 15, 2020 The world marks the International Day of Democracy every 15th of September. The United Nations has renewed calls for states to respect and protect human rights as the world responds to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a great day to [...]

Reality or Utopia: Active Mobility in Metro Manila

2019-12-13T18:44:25+08:0013 Dec 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Rosan Verbraak and Kevin Heerema Editor’s Note: Kevin and Rosan are college students taking up Public Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. As ICSC interns, they are working on a research on non-motorized transport in Metro Manila. Our three-week survey on active mobility in Metro Manila – a joint initiative of the [...]

Cycling: a way of living in Metro Manila?

2019-11-22T16:46:00+08:0022 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Cycling: a way of living in Metro Manila? By Kevin Heerema and Rosan Verbraak Editor’s Note: Kevin and Rosan are bachelor’s students taking up Public Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. They are currently in an internship with ICSC, working on a research on non-motorized transport in Metro Manila. “The Dutch learn [...]

Young metro mayors challenged to make World Bike to Work Day everyday

2019-06-04T10:59:19+08:0003 Jun 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

DOWNLOAD PDF PASIG, 3 June 2019 -- An international think tank issued today a challenge to Metro Manila's newly elected young mayors, calling for working class-biased solutions to climate change in celebration of World Bicycle Day. "We call on Metro Manila's new leaders to come together and make everyday World Bicycle Day. It's time they [...]