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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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Policy Brief–Developing the National Bicycle Policy

As the economy gradually opens up amid the pandemic, Filipinos keenly anticipate whether many of the “old normal” conditions will still hold true or whether new developments will prevail in the “new normal.” One of the challenges that would probably still be present would be the traffic situation. It is therefore an opportune time for the government to assess what it needs to continue doing, what it needs to stop doing and what it needs to start doing in addressing the issue of traffic.

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