by Christian Laluna If inclusive mobility (IM) were to be treated merely as some sort of fad—considering the innovative use of technologies to reduce the burden and inequity of mobility on the Manileño commuter, there is the danger of reducing IM to a technology fetish—rather than a continuing policy thrust, we will not make headway read more
by Christian Laluna Last November 25, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Makati City celebrated the observance of National Clean Air Month with “Clean Air? Pwede!”,—in conjunction with Pasig City, which already implements its own regular Carless Sundays in F. Ortigas Jr. Road and Caruncho Avenue, and to which Inclusive Mobility is read more
I recently read two articles appearing in a major Philippine daily and a popular online site. The first one is an article that appeared in the Philippine Daily Inquirer – “PH economy losing $3.27B in human productivity due to traffic mess” – last September 25, 2012. The other article was posted on Rappler – “Traffic read more
Wow! Guangzhou is more progressive than Metro Manila! This was the first thing that entered my mind seeing Guangzhou all lit up on our first night here at the capital of Guangdong Province. The most popular business city in China, this may be where our favorite noodle dish originated from. Guangzhou is known historically as read more
On my way to work via the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 2, I saw a security guard accompany three blind commuters down the stairs of the Pureza LRT station. In single file, each with his left hand on the shoulder of the person in front, security guard Roxanne Dasmariñas led them out of the station and ensured their safe transfer to a jeepney.
When I arrived in Manila four months ago I was not sure what to expect transport-wise. Looking at a map, I had determined that as my studio was only 2k from my workplace. Naively, I thought, “Fantastic, I’ll be able to walk there on a regular basis”.