Articles about Alternative Mobility

He’s apparently a big fan of alternative mobility
You'd be forgiven for buying into the narrative that the country's ongoing infrastructure push is too car-centric. After all, it is a common sentiment among Facebook commuter groups, and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) isn't
Would you buy this?
Look, I love cars. I wouldn't be writing for Top Gear Philippines if I didn't. But after a while riding around on an electric kick scooter (EKS), I'd be a fool to say owning a car would make more
From the mayor himself
Pasig City motorists who regularly drive along Julia Vargas Avenue will have some adjusting to do soon, as mayor Vico Sotto has announced changes to the thoroughfare's layout.Sotto announced via Twitter that the city government is changing the lane configuration
Looking to get into alternative mobility?
Admit it: at one point or another, you've looked at an electric kick scooter (EKS) from the confines of your car and wished you owned one-not just so you can skip traffic, but because they just look like they'd
In form only, of course—this Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 only goes up to 25kph
Mercedes-AMG is launching its 2021 Formula 1 car this week, but for local fans of the racing outfit, here's something you might want to check out: The Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Edition (whew) is
Mixing up a monotonous routine is a good idea
Whether just trying to stay fit or taking a more serious commitment to train for a marathon, it takes a lot of motivation to continuously do it on a regular basis. Despite this guy's busy schedule as an executive for a
It’s made in Indonesia and called the Spacebar
Indonesian branding and design consulting firm Katalis has introduced its solution to "compact life and city commuting."Called the Spacebar, this foldable electric scooter is powered by a 1200W/48V battery, and sits 1,420mm by 200mm by 870mm when folded. According
Have you tried something like this?
E-scooter sharing services are a familiar sight in other countries, especially around urban centers. Here in the Philippines, though? Not so much. Moovr PH, which claims to be the country's first-ever scooter sharing platform, is looking to change this.
Is this an adjustment worth making?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking into yet another adjustment to EDSA's lane layout. This time, the agency says it is looking into placing the busy thoroughfare's motorcycle and bicycle lanes side by side.In an interview with
It’s been quite a year
COVID-19 didn't just shake up local transportation when it landed in the Philippines back in March. The coronavirus burst through a wall a la Kool-Aid Man, grabbed it by the neck, violently tossed it around the room, and threw
The right call?
Bicycle owners within Pasig City need not worry about having to ride with a face shield on after the local government announced wearing one will not be required while cycling within its jurisdiction.The move was announced on social media earlier today.
In theory, at least
What is this exactly? Well, this is Ford's special 'Safe Distance' sweater. It's designed to create an illuminated 1.5-meter border around cyclists and e-scooter riders by projecting a Christmas tree on the ground.It's a simple
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Even before COVID-19, mass transportation in the metro was already fraught with problems. But when the pandemic hit, it brought the transport sector to a sudden halt. Especially in the early days of the crisis, frontliners struggled to find alternative ways
It’s portable, capable, and looks sleek as heck, too
Apart from affordability and practicality, there's one more thing that most people look for when they search for viable alternative transport vehicles: portability. It's what makes gizmos such as bicycles and electric kick scooters (EKS) viable as 'last mile' solutions.
A lot of people in Europe think so
Listening to music on the train, the UV Express, or the bus is fine, pretty much regardless of how high your volume is turned up, provided you're wearing earphones. There's no issue with popping up Spotify on your car's
They scored gold at the recently concluded Mobility Awards
Cyclists pedaling around these cities on two wheels will likely agree: Pasig and San Juan are the two most bike-friendly LGUs in Metro Manila.The two cities bested 10 other LGU nominees in the first-ever Mobility Awards, which recently announced
Bringing joy
The year has been rough and challenging for everyone. But while some people seem to have lost hope, there are individuals who go above and beyond to touch lives and deliver happiness in the best way they can.Meet 'Santa on a
It’ll soon launch e-bikes under its new sub-brand, the Serial 1 Cycle Company
If you're wondering which big-ticket manufacturer will be jumping onto the e-bike bandwagon next, then look no further-Harley-Davidson has just revealed its venture into the realm of electric bicycles.But the renowned motorcycle marque won't just
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