Moving towards a
Bikeable Philippines.

Advocacy

The Mobility Awards was driven by a simple goal: the prioritization of the needs of 88% of Filipino households in Metro Manila that do not own private cars (JICA-MUCEP, 2015). According to Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), over 80% of road spaces are dedicated for the use of private cars despite only 12% of Filipino households being car owners. This is not only happening in Metro Manila, but everywhere else in the Philippines where the conditions for cyclists and pedestrians remain challenging.

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Citizens count almost 200,000 people on bikes nationwide

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QUEZON CITY, October 28, 2022 – Over 600 volunteers around the country recorded a total of 191,578 cyclists in major roads of ten cities in the Philippines, providing urgency and basis for national agencies and local governments to accelerate establishment of safer, more inclusive infrastructure and policies promoting active transport. “The citizen count was our response and contribution to the continuing challenge over the lack of bike traffic data. Investments in active transport infrastructure is best justified when anchored on regularly collected and analyzed data. We likewise need to ensure…

2022 Bike Count Program

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The 2022 Citizen Bike Count Program mobilized 612 volunteers in the 10 cities who counted people-on-bicycles along major roads in Quezon, Marikina, Pasig, San Juan, Baguio, Naga, Cebu, Mandaue, Iloilo, and Davao to help cities establish baseline data and monitor movements of people riding bicycles as they traverse along cities’ road infrastructures. The collaboration between cities and citizens through the Bike Count also contributes to the national data. The report intends to provide a baseline for an annual volunteer count program and to encourage local conversations about the importance of…

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