Road accidents: An endless phenomena in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City, the commercial center of Cebu, has one of the largest networks of roads on the island from the urban areas to the hinterlands. With this comes the daily struggles of motorists,…

Motorcycles, bikes may be allowed at Third Bridge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Cordova Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) is in discussions with the local government units of Cebu City and Cordova on whether to allow bikes and motorcycles at the 8-kilometer expressway which is expected…

Bikers urged: Remind DPWH about ‘Special Provision No. 23’

Mariejo S. Ramos 06/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Anxious about the new normal?  Why not make it a “better normal” by going on two wheels — and being kinder to the environment — for your daily commute? Celebrating World Bicycle Day on…

Tugade to inspect Cebu bike lanes, BRT progress

Morexette Marie Erram 05/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade is set to inspect Cebu’s bike lanes and the progress of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) this May 6. Tugade made this announcement during his speech at the…

SBLB seeks P20M budget for bike patrollers, bollards

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB ) is seeking a budget of P20 million to hire bike patrollers to watch over bike lanes here. If the budget gets approved, the budget will also…

Bikers asked to give way to jeepneys in stops during peak hours in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/09/2021

A resolution has been filed in the Cebu City Council for a sharing scheme among bikers and utility jeepneys on the city’s bike lanes during peak hours.  CDN Digital photo | Brian J. Ochoa CEBU CITY, Philippines…

SBLB: Most vehicles parked on bike lanes are gov’t-owned

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) revealed that most of the vehicles that violate the no-parking policy on bike lanes here are government vehicles. SBLB chairperson Gerry Carillo, in a statement released four…

Barangays tapped to help keep Cebu City bike lanes clear

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is asking the barangays for help in monitoring bike lanes around the city, and make sure these are free from obstruction. This as reports continue to surface…

Motorcycle riders warned: Don’t use Mandaue’s bike lanes

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Motorists especially motorcycle riders are warned not to encroach on the bicycle lanes or bike lanes in the city or they will be apprehended and fined P500. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary…

Bike lanes in 24 roads completed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has completed bike lanes on 24 roads that are now passable for city bikers This after almost a year since Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised to open bike lanes for those…

Cycling advocates slam gov’t delay in building bike lanes

Meg Adonis, Meriejo S. Ramos 02/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A broad coalition of cycling advocates again sounded the alarm over the government’s lack of urgency in building a protected bike lane network in Metro Manila, stressing that the national capital was lagging behind…

Wide sidewalks, bike lanes make cities safe

Ana Roa 02/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In September last year, freelance photographer and writer Lester Babiera created First Bike Ride, an online community for cycling beginners amid an emerging bike culture among Filipinos having to deal with limited public transport…

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