THE COUNTRY'S central business district has rolled out two more innovations that may make Makati's commercial area more attractive to cyclists.The city has installed more "bike and dine racks" - a table that doubles as bike parking so you can ...
Nov 17, 2021
YESTERDAY, San Miguel Corp, in a media statement, didn't mince its words, calling the ongoing protests against the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) as "part of an orchestrated and continuing demolition job to paint the project as the opposite of what it ...
Sep 29, 2021
THINGS are moving swiftly for the Pasig River Expressway, the next major infrastructure project coming out of the San Miguel Corporation.Days after a memorandum of agreement was signed by the government and the conglomerate led by tycoon Ramon S. Ang, a ...
Sep 24, 2021
THE PASIG River Expressway moves one step closer to completion, as it officially got the green light from the government in an agreement signed today."This is another historic moment," wrote San Miguel Corporation CEO Ramon S. Ang in a statement published ...
Sep 21, 2021
LOOKING for a new ride to get you around the "new normal"?Lenovo - perhaps more known for its line of laptops, desktops, tablets, and other personal devices - recently got into the personal mobility game with its M2 electric scooter. With an aluminum- ...
Sep 3, 2021
EARLIER THIS year, a community of volunteer mobility advocates attempted to do a comprehensive survey of just how popular biking has become in the capital city.A team of 168 volunteers were deployed along crucial roads in four NCR cities - Marikina, San ...
Aug 28, 2021
PRE-MAYOR, pre-showbiz, Isko Moreno was a garbage collector picking up trash in the streets of Manila. And even then, he remembered that Recto was clogged with vendors, making it hard for pedestrians to navigate through."It's a thirty year ...
May 2, 2021
METRO Manila residents may have already noticed official bike lanes sprouting among one of the capital city's most used thoroughfares.Today, Department of Transportation officials made an official inspection of the Edsa bike lanes. Pictures released by the government agency show ...
Apr 24, 2021
IN A recently released Bike Manual - produced by SM Supermalls, the Department of Transportation, and MMDA - one entire page is devoted to an illustration of proper hand signals for bikers.The Bike Manual gives the four basic hand signals every pedal commuter ...
Apr 23, 2021
THE GOVERNMENT has deferred the full implementation of cashless tollways, but San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is happy to announce that 2.7 million motorists already have Autosweep RFID tags.That number is certain to go up even more, the company confidently added. ...
Feb 24, 2021
BAYANIHAN 2 - or as it's officially known, the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act - was officially signed into law on September 11. Among the provisions of the government's COVID-19 response plan is an allocation of P814 million for more ...
Feb 5, 2021
BIKE lanes have - thankfully - become a common sight in the metro. They're usually sectioned off from the rest of the road with a painted line. Sometimes, they're also painted a different color to make them stand out to motorists, or ...
Jan 8, 2021
YOU'VE heard of drive-thru. Now, get ready to try 'bike-thru.'Biker Eman Varquez took a photograph of a "bikers' lane drive thru" set up in one Dunkin' branch along Visayas Avenue in Quezon City.He later shared ...
Jan 7, 2021
CEBU Business Park has set up bollards to designate dedicated lanes for bikers riding through the thriving commercial center in the heart of the Queen City of the South."New year - new ways to make our community better," said the real estate ...
Jan 6, 2021
RAMON S. Ang is confident that the tollways under the San Miguel Corporation will be able to go full cashless by January 11."Even as we were preoccupied with soft-opening our Skyway 3 and then had a long New Year's ...
Jan 5, 2021
JOY Calimlim Habana is many things. He is a sailor for the sport's national team. He is a father of four children. He is both a pest control worker and a delivery rider.He is also a PWD.A few hours ...
Jan 2, 2021
AFTER at least two years of construction, one of the country's biggest infrastructure projects is finally complete and ready to open its toll gates to the public.You can go for a test drive on the new Skyway Stage 3 for ...
Dec 28, 2020
IF you're driving home for the holidays, the Metro Pacific Tollways network of highways will waive all toll fees on the days of Christmas and New Year.Specifically, they won't charge toll from December 24, 10 p.m. to December ...
Dec 23, 2020
STUCK in unusually heavy traffic today?It was most likely caused by a promo rolled out by Petron offering a 50 percent discount on all its fuels for a brief window from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.While an ...
Dec 22, 2020
FORMER Senator JV Ejercito is not in favor of a recent directive by the Inter-Agency Task Force not to exempt cyclists from wearing face shields when going outside.Ejercito made his opinion known on his Facebook account as he cited the ...
Dec 20, 2020
AN INTERVIEW yesterday with Joint Task Force (JTF) COVID Shield commander Lt. Gen. Cesar Binag implied that no exemptions would be granted to an IATF Resolution requiring face shields for everyone stepping out of their residence.But in two cities, at least, ...
Dec 19, 2020
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