Articles about Alternative Mobility

Be warned
For many, personal mobility devices like electric kick scooters have been a godsend since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Not only does the vehicle provide an alternative to a public transportation system unable to perform at full capacity, it gives people that
The German carmaker wants in on the urban mobility lark
If you live in a city, there's a fairly good chance you've tripped over a strewn electric kick scooter in the past few weeks/months. Literally everywhere, aren't they?Well, never one to miss a niche-filling opportunity, BMW
Good news for bikers in the area
Good news for cyclists in Davao City, as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has officially inaugurated the city's 54.744km bike-lane network.The Metro Davao Bike Lanes span across 14 sections within Davao City. These include Quimpo Boulevard, Sandawa Road,
Thankfully, the NBA great was able to walk it off
Professional athletes, after undergoing years of physical training and honing their bodies to constantly be in peak physical form, are usually built better than the average joe. Retired or not, most of these dudes are used to taking a beating.That said,
More of this, please
Cycling around Manila City can be as stressful as it is fulfilling. On one hand, you get to explore the old city and take in its sights and sounds on two wheels, but on the other hand, some areas are pretty chaotic
Want one?
Electric kick scooters come in all shapes and sizes. Need one that's light and easy to carry around? There are plenty of those around. What about something more durable and fit for longer ranges? The industry has you covered here, too.
In case you’re tired of pedaling all the time
Alternative forms of mobility have really taken off over the past year. While a lot of the attention has been focused on electric kick scooters due to their compact form factor and relative affordability, e-bikes might be the way to go
This startup believes so
Biking to work? I've tried it, and yes, I recommend it if you live a bikable distance from your workplace.For starters, I live a convenient 2km away from the Top Gear Philippines office. Taking a bicycle eliminated the 15-minute
This little Honda is one of the O.G. last-mile solutions
Before the arrival of electric kick scooters and battery-powered bicycles, there was the Motocompo-Honda's quirky little foldable motorcycle.It's not the pioneer of alternative mobility solutions, but it's easily one of the most popular ones from decades
It’s got a simple design with all the capabilities of a modern-day e-bike
A lot of electric bicycles these days are all about style. From futuristic hubless concepts to retro-styled two-wheelers, the list goes on and on. Up to a certain point, though, the so-called unique designs start to get boring.This
The bikes came with safety gear, and the phones with P2,000 worth of load each
Slowly but surely, the different local government units are turning their respective locales into more bike-friendly areas.The Pasig City LGU, for example, has already made some substantial changes since the pandemic began in order to make its city more bikeable.
You can lend a hand, too
Yes, some local governments are already working to make Metro Manila's roads more friendly to bike users. Thing is, the implementation of bike lanes leaves much to be desired depending on what area you're riding through.One minute you're
Part of the Metropolitan Bike Lane Networks project
Good news for cyclists passing through Quezon City: the local government unit has finally inaugurated its 93km intra-city bicycle lane network, which leads to major activity areas in the metro.QC mayor Joy Belmonte is grateful to the Department of Transportation (
“Let us be responsible road users”
A call for cyclists to follow traffic rules on the road was issued recently by one of the more popular content creators in the country.Carlo P. Carlon, known as The Cyclelogist on YouTube, recently posted on his Facebook page two videos
It’s voluntary, but residents are encouraged to do so
Any cyclists here from Quezon City? If you often take your bicycles to go around the locale, then this is something that might be of interest to you: the local government unit's new voluntary bike registration program.The program was launched
“Unti unti, it’s a long journey”
If you own a car, walking to wherever you need to get to is probably treated as a last resort-and we don't blame you. Choosing between a comfortable, air-conditioned automobile and risking life and limb traversing Metro Manila's
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