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,
Small tricycles with a big mission
The time it takes for the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to respond to road users who figure in accidents or other emergency situations will likely improve in the near future. Trimotors Technology Corporation and JVR Foundation have donated five Bajaj RE
What now?
The public had been asking the government to allow backriders on motorcycles even before this general community quarantine (GCQ) period began. This wasn't even for livelihood purposes-this was just so citizens could have more options to get around the city,
It’s appropriately named ‘El Solitario’
The big brands in the motorcycle world are in a rush to come up with electric bikes that they perceive will be patronized by the global market in the near future. Various e-bike projects are currently in the concept stage, and
That's at least 6,000 drivers
Frontliners in Marikina's public transport sector are getting tested for COVID-19 before they hit the roads again.Marikina City mayor Marcelino Teodoro said on May 19 that at least 6,000 tricycle drivers are undergoing mass testing for COVID-19,
It’s called the AKO Trike
The tricycles we're familiar with here in the Philippines are the regular motorcycles with sidecars attached. This AKO Trike concept pictured here is a far cry from that.It's an 'electric leaning inverse trike' that's powered by a 26kWh
Check out the complete guidelines
Ahead of Metro Manila's shift tomorrow, May 16, 2020, to a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), the Quezon City local government has released the corresponding guidelines for transport, travel, and business operations in the locality.Of note, public transport remains suspended
Official says LGUs should to stick to four wheels
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) wants you to know that the use of tricycles really isn't allowed during the Luzon-wide enhanced quarantine period-this includes the ones currently servicing frontline workers in Pasig City after Mayor Vico Sotto allowed
“Kailangan makapasok ng mga health worker natin”
The recent announcement of an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon has resulted in the suspension of all modes of public transport. This has posed a problem, however, for health workers who need to get to and from their posts.In response to
Don’t push it
Heads up, motorists-and we don't just mean the ones stuck in traffic inside Metro Manila.The Land Transportation Office (LTO), together with the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Department of
The MTRO will be abolished
The Manila City government made quite the announcement today, as it called for the abolition of the Manila Tricycle Regulatory Office (MTRO).According to a report by Inquirer.net, city mayor Isko Moreno stated the order during a recent flag-raising ceremony. "
Would you ride an Italian tricycle?
Tricycles, as a form of public transportation, aren't exactly vehicles that convey a 'premium' vibe. More often than not, they're bare-boned, rickety three-wheelers that serve one single purpose: to allow commuters to travel short distances on a
Bad idea?
In case you missed it, last week the House committee on Metro Manila development inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) and Quezon City (QC) Tricycle Operators and Drivers
It ain't glam, but it works
They often look beat-up, but they're one of the most convenient ways to get around--especially when it's too far to walk yet too near to bother bringing a car. I'm referring to tricycles. I happen to live
There's really no excuse not to succeed
By now, you should know that we here at Top Gear Philippines are big fans of automotive scale models. It's just really amazing how so much detail can be rendered on something so small. And if we're impressed with the
In addition to long-prohibited tricycles
A memo dated February 4, 2016, from Baguio City mayor Mauricio Domogan is making the rounds online as it causes concern among riders of both bicycles and motorcycles. Said memo orders the implementation of the ban on bicycle and motorcycle use in
Proves creativity knows no social status
Meet Jupel, an 11-year-old boy from the Mangyan tribe who is a student at the Casillon Elementary School in Baco, Oriental Mindoro. Unlike you, he lives in a place with no electricity. He walks "at least 20 minutes" just to
How much is it?
Yamaha Motor Philippines launched at the SM Mall of Asia this past weekend what it calls "the future of personal mobility." The motorcycle company is referring to its new three-wheel Tricity scooter.The highlight of the Tricity's technology is its
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We\'ve seen Honda CR-Vs and Ford Fiestas sporting Hello Kitty-themed wraps or paint jobs. Not really surprising, considering that their owners are usually girls who still haven\'t outgrown their juvenile fondness for the adorable Sanrio character. But we
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