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Learning from Germany: Transport solutions PH can adopt

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Germany has made it more costly to buy drive and even park a car Car owners also have to deal with fewer parking spaces and lower speed limits in city centers

CAR-CENTRIC. Cars and trucks sit in a traffic jam in front of a construction site on the A3 Autobahn (motorway) near Deggendorf, Germany, March 24, 2016. Traffic has increased on the road heading south ahead of the Easter weekend. Photo by Armin Weigel/EPA

Creating sustainable transport systems: PH's progress so far

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:09 PM

Long term sustainability would require transforming the way we build our cities and integrating cycling as well as walking into our transport planning processes

COMMON SIGHT. During rush hour, a sea of headlights and red brake lights are common on the major thoroughfare EDSA in the car-centric capital of the Philippines. Rappler photo

Vigan City stays walkable despite influx of tourists

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Vigan City famous for its old Spanish style houses and cobblestone streets considers sustainable transportation an important part of its heritage conservation and preservation

FAMOUS STREET. Tourists and locals troop to Calle Crisologo, Vigan City's famous cobblestoned street. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/ Rappler

In Cebu City, citizens reclaim the streets in road-sharing experiments

Mar 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Road sharing experiments have been done in the queen city of the south as Cebuanos hope to create a more livable city that gives priority to pedestrians and cyclists

SHARE THE ROAD. Supporters of the campaign want Philippine roads to be divided equally: one half for pedestrians, cyclists and joggers, the other half for motorized vehicles. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

People's project: How Ilonggos turned a road into a riverside park

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Iloilo City s Esplanade a linear park by the river was born out of the Ilonggo people s desire for a walk friendly road – and the government listened

RIVERSIDE PLAZA. A group of students hold a dance rehearsal at the entrance of the Iloilo Esplanade. All photos by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business group

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:20 PM

A short term traffic solution is to appoint a traffic czar devoted to fixing road congestion the Management Association of the Philippines says

Our crappy transport system: Cruel to the handicapped

Jan 10, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The Philippine transportation system is one of the most obvious forms of structural violence in our society today

5 most walkable, bikeable PH cities

Nov 27, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Vigan Iloilo Pasig Marikina and Cebu are taking great strides in making their cities friendly to pedestrians and cyclists

End Metro Manila traffic, fund sustainable transport

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Enough of hair pulling anguish and frustrated tears over metro traffic Gov t should invest in a mass transport system that s so convenient you d be considered impractical not to commute

NIGHTMARE. We all know Metro Manila's transport system is a nightmare but are we willing to do something about it? File photo by Romeo Gacad/Agence France-Presse

More ADB financing for rail than road projects

Nov 06, 2012 - 3:23 PM

The Asian Development Bank has begun to reduce financing for road projects in favor of urban transport related ones