Can bicycles and cars ever truly share PHL roads?

By KIM LUCES, GMA News February 13, 2014 While bicycle-friendly roads have proven to be a life-giving shot in the arm for other countries’ congested highways, many Pinoys are asking: Is there still such a hope for our country’s own sclerotic streets? Metropolitan Pinoys can no longer turn a blind eye to the country’s congested and polluted…

Group pushes road-sharing at SC

By Edu Punay and Rhodina Villanueva (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 18, 2014 MANILA, Philippines – As traffic gridlocks  caused by the start of two major road projects  were expected to start yesterday, a group of environmentalists asked the Supreme Court (SC) to order the government to divide roads in half. In a 31-page petition, members of…

Cyclists, environmentalists ask gov’t: Give us road space

02/17/2014 2:09 PM MANILA – Cyclists, environmentalists and doctors trooped to the Supreme Court on Monday to compel the government to share at least four meters of roads for bicycle lanes and walkways. In a petition for a writ of kalikasan and mandamus filed by the Share the Road Movement led by environment lawyer Antonio…

Environmentalists sue gov’t agencies on road sharing plan

By ASHZEL HACHERO | February 18, 2014 ENVIRONMENTAL and civil society groups which banded together to form the Share the Road Movement, yesterday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to issue a writ of kalikasan against several government agencies for failing to implement the “Road Sharing Principle” where one half of the roads should be  devoted to sidewalks,…

Petition filed to give half of PH roads to commuters

By Pia Ranada | February 17, 2014 Citizens walk to the Supreme Court to demand that half the roads be devoted to the majority of Filipinos who don’t own cars MANILA, Philippines – On the first day of construction of new major road projects in Metro Manila, citizens walked to the Supreme Court protesting traffic, alarming levels…

Road sharing: Time for talk is over

By Atty. Antonio Oposa Jr. |Cebu Daily News Sunday, April 21st, 2013 CLIMATE change is an issue of inter-generational justice. Our generation today is suffering from the actions of past generations. And what we are doing today will inflict a profound damage to future generations. Frustrated by the failure of the present generation to take meaningful action…