People ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: XinhuaPeople ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: Xinhua
People ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: Xinhua

Philippine coronavirus lockdown boosts calls for a bike-friendly Manila

  • The focus on cycling gained ground when public transport stopped during the coronavirus lockdown, leaving many health care workers stranded
  • Transport advocates are now pushing for the installation of proper bicycle lanes and infrastructure in Metro Manila and beyond
Topic |   The Philippines
People ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: XinhuaPeople ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: Xinhua
People ride their bicycles along a newly-installed bike lane in Manila. The coronavirus pandemic and shutdown of public transport during lockdown has renewed interest in cycling as a viable and sustainable transport option. Photo: Xinhua
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