Health Sector Bikes for a Healthier Future to Commemorate Clean Air Act Silver Anniversary

2024-06-27T03:07:35+08:0027 Jun 2024|Tags: , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – In 1999, the Philippines enacted a groundbreaking regulation to safeguard air quality and protect human life from the dangers of air pollution. Twenty-five years later,  Health Care Without Harm Southeast Asia, 350 Pilipinas, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), and the Health Alliance for Climate and Clean Air Philippines (HACCAP) [...]

More Filipinos are cycling now, latest SWS survey affirms [Mobility Awards]

2023-09-05T17:18:36+08:0005 Sep 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

September 5, 2023 | Reposted from the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, September 5, 2023 – One out of three households in the country, amounting to approximately 10 million households nationwide, now own at least one bicycle, according to the latest survey released by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).  A significant increase [...]

Philippine cities must step up and prioritize people over cars [Mobility Awards]

2023-08-22T19:27:49+08:0022 Aug 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

August 22, 2023 | Reposted from the Mobility Awards | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, August 22, 2023 – Nearing the end of the nomination period for this year’s Mobility Awards, the awards’ convenors urge all cities in the Philippines – especially those who were previously recognized for their leadership in providing safer, more [...]

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.

Mobility Awards begins search for 2023 bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and establishments

2023-06-14T18:01:44+08:0014 Jun 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public nominations for this year's Mobility Awards opens today, urging citizens, workers, and consumers to nominate bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and establishments in the country. Similar nominations are also open for individuals under the Padyak Power to the People! Awards, namely Siklista ng Bayan and Padyak Champion categories.

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.

More than 500 volunteers count people on bicycles nationwide

2022-06-28T17:20:59+08:0028 Jun 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cycling community pays back to cities, counts people on bicycles to push momentum for bike revolution by Mobility Awards | June 28, 2022 | READ THE STORY HERE QUEZON CITY, June 28, 2022 – Over 500 cycling volunteers across the country joined this year’s June Bicycle Count today to help establish baseline data indicating the [...]

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 [...]

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