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Supreme Court junks road sharing petition

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The petition seeks to compel the government to limit cars to half of the roads but the High Court denies it

CAR-CENTRIC. Petitioners walk through Taft Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Manila, to reach the Supreme Court. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

MMDA postpones June 28 EDSA road-sharing exercise

Jun 26, 2015 - 4:12 PM

The MMDA releases an advisory saying the June 28 event is deferred due to an SM MOA fun run EDSA repairs administrative difficulties among other reasons

BIKING FOR A CAUSE. Bikers join the Share the Road movement's march to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014 to file a petition for government agencies to implement road-sharing. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

EDSA road-sharing scheme: Crazy or enlightened?

Jun 23, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Netizens react strongly to news of EDSA lanes being closed off to cars on June 28 Some call it crazy some want to give it a try

BIKING FOR A CAUSE. Bikers join the Share the Road movement's march to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014 to file a petition for government agencies to implement road-sharing. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Half of EDSA for bikers, pedestrians only on June 28

Jun 22, 2015 - 1:26 PM

From Ortigas to SM MOA buses and private cars on EDSA will be limited to 3 out of 5 lanes both on the north bound and south bound sides

EDSA REVOLUTION. This is how the June 28 road-sharing scheme on EDSA from Ortigas to SM MOA, Pasau will look like. Image courtesy of Antonio Oposa Jr

Our crappy transport system: Cruel to the handicapped

Jan 10, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The Philippine transportation system is one of the most obvious forms of structural violence in our society today

DENR to require sidewalks, bike lanes in all PH roads

Nov 28, 2014 - 1:40 PM

It is the first time for the DENR to incorporate the sidewalk and bike lane requirement in the Environmental Impact Assessment for roads

5 most walkable, bikeable PH cities

Nov 27, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Vigan Iloilo Pasig Marikina and Cebu are taking great strides in making their cities friendly to pedestrians and cyclists

End Metro Manila traffic, fund sustainable transport

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Enough of hair pulling anguish and frustrated tears over metro traffic Gov t should invest in a mass transport system that s so convenient you d be considered impractical not to commute

NIGHTMARE. We all know Metro Manila's transport system is a nightmare but are we willing to do something about it? File photo by Romeo Gacad/Agence France-Presse

DOTC eyes bus rapid transit, more walkways, car-less cities

Apr 17, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Bus rapid transit improved walkways and car less cities are plans that may just see road sharing become a reality in the Philippines

EFFICIENT TRANSPORT. This bus rapid transit system in Peru shows how road-sharing can work in urban areas

5 PH cities to block off roads for pedestrians, cyclists

Mar 26, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Iloilo Cebu Pasig San Juan and Marikina will block off major roads from cars and reserve them for cyclists and pedestrians this week

BIKING FOR A CAUSE. Bikers join the Share the Road movement's march to the Supreme Court to file a petition for government agencies to implement road-sharing. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Why I advocate road sharing

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:14 PM

The vision of a walkable commutable Metro Manila becomes even more attractive than owning a car

TOGETHER. Private car owners and commuters join together for the Share the Roads movement. Photo by Gen Cruz

Petition filed to give half of PH roads to commuters

Feb 17, 2014 - 2:07 PM

Citizens walk to the Supreme Court to demand that half the roads be devoted to the majority of Filipinos who don t own cars

CAR-CENTRIC. Petitioners walk through Taft Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Manila, to reach the Supreme Court. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Commuters to gov't: Limit cars to half of the roads

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Concerned citizens will petition the Supreme Court to compel government to implement road sharing make public transport efficient and lessen pollution

DIVIDE THE ROAD. Roads shouldn't be devoted just to cars but should give space for the majority of Filipinos who take public transport. All images from Tony Oposa