No face shield? No problem
The Pasig City government has been one of the more notable examples of progressive governance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Early on during the health crisis, the local government permitted the use of tricycles when no one else would,
The test costs P6,000
We know it's a lot of words: The reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction is better known as the RT-PCR swab type of testing for COVID-19-and even better known as the gold standard for confirming whether or not you
Something to consider
Well, here's another good reason to think about switching to a two-wheeler. Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto recently took to Twitter to show off his local government unit's (LGU) new bicycle racks for public buildings and pointed out another
You must have seen it
If you've ever spent any time traversing EDSA southbound from Quezon City to Makati, you're no doubt familiar with that giant gaping hole in the ground at the corner of Ortigas Avenue. People who ride the MRT, especially, would get
Some centers are even open to both motorized and non-motorized vehicles
Mass testing for COVID-19 is still a work in progress, to put it simply. While waiting for more facilities to open and serve the people, there are already a couple of drive-thru testing centers in Metro Manila where you can
It's up to us to get ourselves tested
While the Philippine national government is still following "expanded targeted testing" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's basically up to us to get ourselves tested if we wanted to. It's a good thing The Medical City in Pasig City launched
Shame
Vico Sotto is making it clear that he won't stand for impunity among Pasig City's traffic enforcers.The mayor recently took to social media to vent his frustration after several of his city's traffic enforcers were reportedly caught driving
It’s quite an interesting video
One of the Pasig City local government's (LGU) recent noteworthy efforts is putting up bike lanes around the city. Earlier this month, Mayor Vico Sotto revealed the LGU's plans to establish a 'High Priority Bicycle Corridor.'You may have observed
Who else wants to move there already?
There are a lot of reasons to love Pasig City, and here's another one to add to the list: Mayor Vico Sotto announced a bike-oriented path for the city's transport future on June 3, World Bicycle Day. This includes
The DILG has approved the guidelines
Tricycles will once again be allowed to operate in Pasig City. Mayor Vico Sotto has just announced that the Department of the Interior and Local Government has approved the local city government's guidelines for the operation of these PUVs as the
Effective April 30
The local government of Pasig City has been rolling out various initiatives in its attempt to strictly enforce social distancing within its community throughout this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.First was the 'mobile palengke' that seeked to reduce the number of people
It’s possibly doing more harm than good
If you've noticed that lines at your local grocery, wet market, or pharmacy have been a lot longer than usual lately, it's possible that your local government unit (LGU) has imposed window hours for accessing these establishments in an attempt
It was a possible breach of the ‘Bayanihan to Heal as One’ Act, the agency said
The national government isn't taking too kindly to Vico Sotto's earlier decision to permit the use of tricycles during the Luzon-wide enhanced quarantine period and public transportation ban meant to halt the spread of COVID-19.According to a
Know anyone who needs this?
So far, the Pasig City government has done a standup job making things easy for its constituents during the Luzon-wide enhanced quarantine period.The local government quickly got its act together following the announcement of a public transportation ban in Metro
This will help the LGU ensure compliance with the enhanced quarantine
Here's another useful tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: a street activity monitoring system.Barangay San Antonio in Pasig City has now equipped its locale with 64 CCTV cameras with artificial intelligence that helps monitor social distancing, as
Some much-needed relief for transport workers
The Pasig City government has announced it will be providing thousands of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers cash assistance worth P3,000 starting Monday, March 30, 2020.In a Facebook post, Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto said that a total of P55.
“Kopyahan na eto!”
As the fight against the spread of COVID-19 continues in the Philippines, local government units (LGUs) have rolled out different efforts to address problems that their respective cities and municipalities are experiencing. Netizens have taken to social media to salute various
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