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Our advocacy: “To make Manila walkable”

by Gideon Lasco Philippine Daily Inquirer (October 29, 2015) We pedestrians hold as self-evident the truth that walking is the most natural of the means of transportation available to humankind. Moreover, we hold that walking is an activity that is healthy for individuals, good for the environment, contributory to social solidarity, and beneficial to the… Read more »

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‘Inquirer’ editorial voices support for Walk Manila

In an editorial entitled “At their own pace” (November 1, 2015), the Philippine Daily Inquirer voiced its support for initiatives to make Manila a walkable and likeable city. Correctly identifying the motorist-centric planning paradigm is root of the mobility problem in Metro Manila, the editorial highlights both the problems that bikers and pedestrians encounter – as well as… Read more »

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Walk Manila advocacy featured on CNN Philippines

Walk Manila project leader Gideon Lasco walked with CNN Philippines’ Paul Garcia from Ayala Triangle to Bonifacio Global City to talk about walkability in Metro Manila. During the talk, Lasco emphasised the benefits of walking in various domains: from health to environment and building social solidarity. Watch the video here: http://cnnphilippines.com/videos/2015/10/27/Making-Metro-Manila-pedestrian-friendly.html