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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

Parts of Roxas Blvd closed on April 3

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:42 PM

From 3 am to 8 am parts of the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be closed for a road sharing activity

ROAD CLOSURE. Parts of Roxas Blvd will be closed on April 3 for a road sharing exercise. Photo from Wikipedia

In Cebu City, citizens reclaim the streets in road-sharing experiments

Mar 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Road sharing experiments have been done in the queen city of the south as Cebuanos hope to create a more livable city that gives priority to pedestrians and cyclists

SHARE THE ROAD. Supporters of the campaign want Philippine roads to be divided equally: one half for pedestrians, cyclists and joggers, the other half for motorized vehicles. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Road-sharing activity on Roxas Blvd set on February 7

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:53 PM

For about 6 hours Roxas Boulevard s southbound side will be devoted exclusively to pedestrians cyclists and a Filipino made hybrid electric road train

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. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Legarda: Practice road-sharing, don't be car-centric

Jan 11, 2016 - 1:11 PM

A provision in the 2016 national budget allows the use of certain MMDA funds for road sharing activities

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. 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

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Jun 22, 2015 - 6:38 PM

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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

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

Road sharing to take place in 4 Cebu City roads

Sep 26, 2014 - 8:22 PM

On Sunday September 28 major roads in Cebu City will be equally divided between pedestrians and cars – part of a bigger campaign for sustainable urban development

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

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