“The thing that I really want to do is pave way for impartial investigation”
The chief of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) has filed his resignation three days after holding a press conference with the ex-policeman involved in the road rage incident that went viral over the long weekend."I already submitted my resignation
“This culture of impunity is not acceptable in QC”
The local government of Quezon City is willing to provide protection to the cyclist involved in the road rage video that went viral over the weekend, and promises to look into how the Quezon City Police District handled the case.On August
The local government unit of Quezon City has also issued a statement
If you've ever spent enough time on social media recently, then you may have seen the viral video of the scuffle between a motorist and a cyclist in Quezon City. Well, it appears there are some new developments regarding this story.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is studying the possibility of making the "underutilized" EDSA bike lane a shared lane for bicycles and motorcycles. This comes two days after it issued an advisory reiterating that bike lanes are for the exclusive use
We paid more attention to the points that weren’t discussed than those that were
Earlier today, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. gave his second State of the Nation Address (SONA). We ourselves were keeping a close eye on this year's SONA, as there are currently a lot of issues involving the transport sector.However, Marcos Jr.
We all just want to get to our destination safely
Let me start by saying that I'm a cyclist, and I am not a motorist's enemy. I want to tear through Metro Manila with my bike as much as you want to enjoy your SUV. But the sad reality is
Progress for cycling in the country
Cycling has been popular before, but has boomed within the last couple of years. And while the government has set up bike lanes to accommodate more cyclists, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done. The Department of
Are you following this issue?
It looks like Ayala Avenue's bicycle lanes are safe-at least for now.Following backlash after the local government's initial announcement, Makati City has announced that it is deferring the conversion of Ayala Avenue's bike lanes to March 6,
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
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