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Holiday cheers for poor students with bikes

BIKE BRIGADE Students try their new BMX bicycles during the “Bisikleta para sa Banquero” turnover at Banquerohan National High School in Barangay Banquerohan, Legazpi City. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA

It felt like Christmas on Tuesday for 130 students of Banquerohan National High School (BNHS) in Legazpi City when each of them received a BMX bike as a holiday present.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

In Bayawan, bikes get bamboo makeover


For over a week, a group of craftsmen worked feverishly, huddled in a corner of the Integrated Bus Terminal in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental. After days of measuring, cutting, sanding, varnishing and fitting, Bayawanons caught a glimpse of their finished product: A bamboo-framed bicycle. Is it strong? Is it safe?  These were among the common questions asked by curious […]

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Solon files ‘bike park’ bill


All cities and municipalities will have a “bike park” if this bill becomes a law.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MMDA launches lend-a-bike on Edsa

The sidewalk on the northbound side of Edsa between Ayala Avenue and Magallanes is now a bike lane, the fourth to be opened by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, which is encouraging the public to bike their way to health and a cleaner and greener environment. The agency is also lending bikes free of charge to commuters looking for an alternative mode of transportation on Metro Manila’s busiest thoroughfare. JAYMEE GAMIL

Aside from opening bike lanes, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has also launched a bicycle-lending program to encourage people to switch to the environment-friendly mode of transportation.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA to open bicycle lanes on 2 more major roads

Children ride rented bicycles at a public park fronting Manila Bay in this file photo. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to open Nov. 15, 2012, bicycle lanes on major roads in its bid to promote the two-wheeled vehicle as a popular mode of transportation.  AFP PHOTO/JOEL NITO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is about to open lanes on major roads intended solely for bicycle riders in its bid to promote the two-wheeled vehicle as a popular mode of transportation.

Posted: November 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »