QUEZON CITY, 4 August 2020 — Medical professionals led by the Philippine College of Physicians today called for safe and sufficient public transportation for health workers and frontliners, echoing recommendations by the Move As One coalition of mobility advocates and transport groups to prioritize service contracting for public utility vehicles and pop-up […]
“Liberate the 88%!”: Rep. Legarda echoes experts’ calls to prioritize Metro Manila majority of non-car owners
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  revolved around research that 88% of households in Metro Manila and the rest of […]
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 […]
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
The COVID-19 pandemic and the response of governments worldwide have exposed deep inequalities globally, […]
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 […]
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 […]