People’s Action Sparks ‘Road-Sharing Movement’ in the Philippines: An interview with Antonio Oposa Jr.
Senior Attorney Antonio Oposa, Jr. is Convenor of a citizens-led road-sharing movement in the Philippines, which demands shared road space to enable safe walking and cycling. The movement espouses pro-poor and sustainable mobility options that equally benefit commuters, pedestrians and cyclists as much as private car users. Inspired by his leadership, representatives of the movement filed… Read More ›
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/444433/citom-picks-sites-to-set-up-bike-racks At least 24 areas in Cebu City have been identified as possible sites for bicycle racks to support a plan to put up bike lanes in some streets. The sites are public places, some government offices, and institutions, said Rafael Yap, Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) executive director. “These places (See Table) have… Read More ›
Improving walkability and pedestrian facilities is one of the less prioritized measures for sustainable urban transport by policymakers and development organizations. Clean Air Asia (formerly Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities) with support from various partners conducted walkability surveys in 27 Asian cities to better understand the state of walkability. The cities were Lanzhou, Hong Kong (China), Indore, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar,… Read More ›