Launching 'Movement,' Uber says the website is designed to help urban planners make more informed decisions
Many people have proposed various solutions to our traffic problems. Will building more roads necessarily relieve traffic congestion and increase travel time in the long run?
Kim Robert De Leon, who topped the Environmental Planning Licensure Exam, shares his vision for urban planning as well as youth development
Incumbent Mayor Oscar Moreno, former city mayor Vicente Emano, and lawmaker Rufus Rodriguez trade barbs over how they would run the city if they win the elections
At Rappler's 2nd senatorial debate, Sherwin Gatchalian says Metro Manila is failure in urban planning, characterized by congestion and 'urban decay'
Interested players should download and use a specially designed map for the video game Cities: Skylines
Over the years, there has been a growing movement for cities to do their share in carbon reduction and adaptation to climate change
'I think Manila is making the same mistakes the US did 100 years ago when it planned for cars and profits (for a few) instead of people'
To start a serious campaign to solve traffic, urban planner Benjamin dela Peña says citizens should keep putting pressure on government to act on the problem
A Filipino overseas who specializes in urban planning says 'no amount of urban revitalization or urban renewal can remedy the unsustainable and cancerous growth of our leading primate city'
What does it take to ease traffic in Metro Manila?
"Insyaallah dengan kekompakan dan kolaborasi mimpi kita Bandung juara, kota terbaik se-Indonesia, bisa kita capai bersama-sama. Bantu saya untuk membantu Anda, terima kasih.”
Sick and tired of feeling like a second-class citizen every time you ride the bus or train? Time to unite, fellow straphangers.
Singapore, the model city-state of Southeast Asia, serves as a benchmark of progress for its third-world neighbors
Planning, parks and open spaces, and constant reinvention made Singapore Asia's most livable city, offering many lessons for urban centers around the world
With their functions expanding from shopping and dining to venues for Catholic Mass, Zumba workouts or weddings, malls are taking on a more important role at the heart of communities, experts say
'We can continue challenging our legislators to take public transportation every day until they show some empathy and listen, until they stop ignoring the problem and address it'
Twenty-five years after the devastating earthquake, Baguio City wants to double the number of floors allowed for buildings in commercial areas. Is this safe?
In his environmental encyclical, the Argentine pontiff also talks about traffic, housing, and putting quality of life first when designing urban centers
Would you rather take the bus or the MRT? Why not improve both?
Will the Philippines be able to recover its capital back if a major earthquake wrecks it? The chair of APEC's Senior Officials’ Meeting asks
Such a state-owned bus system is missing in today’s metropolis
Transitmix is a web-based sketching tool that can help you draw routes more efficiently
The more prosperous cities there are, the more distributed the wealth and opportunities around the country
All 15 city entries featured wide sidewalks, renewable energy, disaster-resilient designs and green architecture
We have not moved this infrastructure problem beyond our dining table conversations or daily litanies from our cars to collectively address the problem.
Here are some features of the 1941 and 1949 master plans for the city, and what has happened to these plans since
Gumawa tayo ng pamahalaang pang-rehiyon para sa Metro Manila. Bukas-makalawa, haharapin na rin ng mga siyudad sa ibang bahagi ng Filipinas ang ganitong problema.
The agency has 1,000 fire trees to replace trees uprooted by the typhoon. Metro Manila residents can email to get those trees
The effects of a 2012 memo issued by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr, giving the DPWH blanket approval to cut trees in 8 regions, are being felt
The MMDA says over 5,000 commuters have been using the revived Pasig River ferry service
The vision of a walkable, commutable Metro Manila becomes even more attractive than owning a car
Citizens walk to the Supreme Court to demand that half the roads be devoted to the majority of Filipinos who don't own cars
The eye-catching architectural centerpiece – a futuristic, bike-helmet-shaped stadium – is too big say detractors
A multi-billion-peso flood management master plan for Metro Manila and surrounding areas provides a glimmer of hope
'Someone has to do this work,' Mexico City's lone sewer diver said. 'The smell is unpleasant, but it's like everything, you get used to it.'
To work, preparedness must be a public-private endeavor. Unfortunately, the business and commercial sectors went their merry way.
Sen JV Ejercito says don't always blame the governors or mayors – barangay officials are usually the ones 'coddling squatters' as a source of votes
Keen to boost their image, environmental credentials and their economy, authorities in many cities are giving rivers pride of place again after years of neglect
Fifty years ago, their dreams were dashed in a plane crash. Now, they continue to be immortalized in the streets of Quezon City.
Almost 6,000 people listed as missing after flash floods and landslides struck northern India in June are now presumed dead, officials said Monday
Construction along river banks will be banned in a devastated north Indian state amid concerns unchecked development fueled last month's flash floods and landslides that killed thousands
An excellent Discovery Channel series shows how cities with superb infrastructural planning work
As Manila tourism consultant, Celdran spots key areas that need improvement — namely, safety, security and cleanliness.
Asia's flood-prone megacities should fund major drainage, water recycling and waste reduction projects to stem deluges and secure clean supply
What's the Manila Bay reclamation issue all about and why should you care?
The Metro Manila Development Authority is searching for 'lost esteros' that are unable to dislodge floodwaters because they have been buried under construction
The InclusiveMobility team has selected a short list from the entries submitted to the Challenge. Now is your chance to vote for your favorite project from the 15 finalists
Greenprint 2030 will be a 20-year plan aiming to make the Philippines' main metropolis at par with East Asian counterparts
Many blamed the devastation brought on by Ondoy on climate change, but urban planners and public works engineers say that is not all there is to it