This is the basis of a new bicycle-centric bill filed in Senate
Mobility changes in the pandemic are making their way to legislation. Senator Raffy Tulfo is looking to expand bike lanes at a national scale through the introduction of a new bill that goes beyond simple funding. He expressed the need for a
Is this the right call?
Alternative mobility in Valenzuela City is taking a hit after the local government announced that motorcycles will be permitted to use the designated bicycle lane on MacArthur Highway starting December 25.In a video released on social media, Valenzuela City mayor Wes
The Department of Energy is considering allowing this
Despite joint efforts to further promote the use of hybrids and electric vehicles here in our country, we understand that the vast majority of motorists are still reluctant to make that switch. But if you're already on the fence about it
The SUV’s blocking both car and bike lanes right beside a ‘no parking’ sign
Each time the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Sidewalk Clearing Operations Group (SCOG) heads out into whichever city or municipality in the capital, we expect to see head-scratchers. Well, the agency went to Parañaque City earlier this week, and we
Have you passed through here?
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, local governments across Metro Manila decided it was high time they put more focus on pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure. As a result, bike lanes were put up. Sometimes, with not-so-impressive results.Many new
Using concrete plant boxes instead of dividers sounds like such a good idea
Metro Manila may have the biggest bike-lane network in the country just because of the sheer size of the region, but a good chunk of that network probably isn't the most cyclist-friendly. If we're talking about properly built
The MMDA logged a total of 2,397 bicycle-related road crashes in 2021
In a recent story, we pointed out how sideswipes and rear-enders were the most common types of vehicular accidents in Metro Manila in 2021. Well, it appears the same can be said about bicycle accidents last year.In the latest Metro
Say what again?
Authorities in Quezon City have been consistently cracking down on bike-lane violators. From motorcycle riders entering the marked lanes to illegally parked vehicles, everybody gets a ticket. Over in Manila City, though, it appears that vehicles are allowed to park within
Traffic in the metro is expected to worsen starting next week
In a matter of days, we'll be seeing (probably) a huge increase in traffic all across the metro as face-to-face classes (F2F classes) return. There'll be more people queueing up for public transport, and there'll certainly be
This is on top of staying out of the bike lane
Staying out of the bike lane if you're behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is a given. There are, however, many more regulations in place to protect cyclists that motorists might not be aware of.The Pasig City government recently
The Bicycle Act of 2022 also lists other responsibilities of cyclists in PH
Despite there being lots of bike lanes in Metro Manila, cyclists in the city still have it pretty bad. If they didn't, there wouldn't have to be crackdowns on bike-lane violators, would there?That said, cycling is still one
Stay in your lane, guys
Seeing an open lane free of obstruction just sitting there unused by the side of the road? Yeah, it's tempting alright. And you know what? Using it if you're on anything besides a bicycle or electric kick scooter is illegal
Let’s all just stay out of the damn bike lanes, shall we?
Time and again, we've called on motorcycle riders in the metro to stay out of bicycle lanes. Those lanes are for the more vulnerable road users-let's keep it that way.We know our words won't sway most of
Cars aren’t always the solution
NKY 888. This alphanumeric combination is one I'd never forget, made memorable during what was supposed to be a routine ride home from University. This happened in a different semester than my previously-mentioned Social Science class-if you caught my
Government agencies might want to look into these
Year in and year out, government agencies and authorities keep trying to solve the never-ending traffic problem on EDSA. As the number of cars plying EDSA continues to rise, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking for ways to control
Motorcycles, SUVs, tricycles—you name it
Bike lanes aren't for motorists. They're for bicycles, e-bikes, electric kick scooters, and other similar modes of transport. We'll just continue reiterating this because it appears a lot of motorists still need that constant reminder.In Quezon City,
New amenities have also been installed in Nuvali for the well-being of cyclists
Cycling has been a go-to for a lot of Filipinos throughout this pandemic, be it for commuting or simply for leisure and exercise. The sheer number of cyclists on the road these days is proof of that.In response to this,
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