Leisure biking, jogging now allowed

LEISURE biking, jogging and other types of sports exercise are again allowed in Cebu City following the loosening of some quarantine restrictions. However, officials of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said they will only allow cycling in pairs, and not in groups, to promote social distancing. The National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging […]

Cebu City deploys 60 bike lane guardians

THE Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) has deployed 60 bike patrollers to apprehend motorists blocking any parts of the 98-kilometer-long network of bike lanes in Cebu City. However, for this week, the bike patrollers will only warn motorists who park their vehicles along the bike lane, said SBLB chairman Gerardo Carillo. The bike patrollers, said […]

3 bicycle stations to be set up in Mandaue

THE Mandaue City Government and the private sector have taken another step to become a bike-friendly city. On Friday, May 28, 2021, Mayor Jonas Cortes, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president Steven Yu, and Vivant Foundation Inc. executive director Shem Jose Garcia signed a tripartite memorandum of agreement to install three bike repair […]

SRP bike lanes 90% complete

TRANSPORT Secretary Arthur Tugade, on Thursday, May 6, 2021, led an inspection of the 2.3-kilometer-long South Road Properties (SRP) section of the 140-kilometer Metro Cebu Bike Lane which is set to open for public use in June 2021. Edgar Tabacon, director of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 tasked to undertake the […]

Malilong: Beautiful Cebu

MANY of my friends have taken to biking to relieve stress from the pandemic. It requires skill and human endurance to pedal safely through trails and highways, sometimes for as long as two days, pausing only for some carbo-loading and for catching a few winks. I envy them. At my age and after angioplasty, I […]

Pages: Garganera challenge

If the Academy Awards, which unfold tomorrow in Hollywood, were to give an Oscars trophy to the category, “Best Sport this Covid-19,” the runaway winner isn’t… running. It’s cycling. On Sundays from 6 to 9 a.m., try climbing from JY Square to Marco Polo and you’ll witness a spectacle: Hundreds of two-wheeled vehicles crawling upwards […]

Cebu City completes looped bike lanes

THE Cebu City Government with the help of the public works department’s Central Visayas has completed the bike lanes on 24 roads in the city. The roads with 1.5-meter bike lanes include V. Rama Ave., Salvador St., Katipunan St., Tres de Abril St., Carlock St., B. Aranas St., Lakandula St., Tupas St., Magallanes St., Jakosalem […]

CBP puts up bicycle lanes

WITH the growing number of commuters using bicycles as a sustainable mode of transportation, Cebu’s central business district, Cebu Business Park (CBP), responds to this growing trend with designated bike lanes within estate roads to ensure a safe and convenient ride for those biking to work. The seven-kilometer bike lane network spreads along the main […]