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Experts push mobility intersection with democracy, inclusivity, gender

“Mobility becomes essential the moment we see how it enhances fundamental development goals such as inclusivity, democracy and gender,” said Pinay Bike Commuter founder Jaramia Amarnani. “And if we want to elevate the importance of women’s rights and the right to good health, while deepening democracy, we need to elevate the importance of mobility,” she added.

Experts tackled the crucial intersections in a webinar today showing converging pathways in the campaign for safer interconnected networks for cyclists and pedestrians across the Philippines.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of Democracy with Golda Hilario

In observance of International Day of Democracy, this month’s #Realitalk delved into the urgent need to prioritize the needs of the majority of Filipinos who do not have cars and to promote a culture of feedback, data generation, and collaboration to make urban mobility systems more optimal for every Filipino commuter.

In this feature, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Golda Hilario talked about why mobility is a feature of democracy and how the Philippines are faring so far in terms of addressing gaps in its urban transport system.

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Mobility Awards goes nationwide

In time for the second global observance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the National Round of the Mobility Awards was officially launched, encouraging everyone to nominate their bike-friendly cities, workplaces and business establishments outside of Metro Manila. Following last year’s successful Mobility Awards in Metro Manila, this years’ awards will focus on recognizing acts of leadership promoting cycling and active modes of transportation in commuting across other cities in the country.

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NCR bike count shows mobility revolution underway

Citizen-led bike and pedestrian count project Metro Manila Counts (MMC) conservatively estimate that half a million cyclists are now on the roads of the capital. This was highlighted in this week’s episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” organized by House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda and the Climate Change Commission (CCC).

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