“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 […]

A Crisis Right Now: San Francisco and Manila Face Rising Seas

2020-03-17T12:15:48+08:0013 Feb 2020|Tags: , , |

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 Institute for […]

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 to cycle before they […]

ICSC: Climate change to worsen water security risk

2019-03-15T15:47:41+08:0013 Mar 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

MANILA, Updated 14 March 2019 – As residents in areas of Metro Manila grapple with water scarcity issues for several days, a climate and energy policy group cautioned that climate change would only exacerbate existing risks and development issues.

Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Manila-based Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, commented:

“As a climate policy […]