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DEPED JOINS CELEBRATION OF WORLD CAR-FREE DAY

In celebration of the World Car-Free Day, the Department of Education (DepEd) backed the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) initiatives of providing more inclusive transportation options for students, teaching and non-teaching personnel. The activity highlighted the theme “Paving Safe Pathways to Schools,” which aims to promote road safety as well as sustainable and inclusive mobility solutions […]

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BIKE GROUP LAUDS DENR FOR PROMOTING CYCLING

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has expressed its commitment to promote the interests of the bicycle-riding community, as a bicycle advocacy group lauded the agency’s pivotal role in the annual celebration of the National Bicycle Day. “Such is the robust partnership we have nurtured through the years with the bicycle-riding communities particularly […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST PUSHES FOR BICYCLE ACT ANEW

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list plans to refile the proposed Bicycle Act in the 19th Congress should it win in the May 2022 elections. “We filed this bill in the 18th Congress even before the pandemic started because we are of the firm belief that bicycle riding is a viable alternative means of […]

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CYCLING IS GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT — CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is supporting the call to promote cycling in the country. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said that the use of a bicycle “is not only good for the health of the cyclist but also for other people and the environment”. “This pandemic has taught each and every one […]