cyclists taking the bike lane in metro manila
Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

PAREX won’t affect Arroceros, heritage sites, says SMC’s Ang

“We listen to valid opinions and points but we just can’t let outright lies pass,” Ang said, pertaining to claims that the project will impact heritage sites

pasig river esplanade design by paulo alcazaren
The case for a pedestrian-centric alternative to PAREX, according to urban planners

Instead of an expressway, advocates are now suggesting for an esplanade to be built along Pasig River instead

aerial view of arroceros forest park next to the pasig river
Will PAREX affect ‘Manila’s last lung,’ the Arroceros Forest Park?

Advocates fear that the controversial hybrid expressway by San Miguel Corporation will have to touch the riverside park due to an error on the purported average width of the Pasig River

digital render of historical structures in manila prewar
LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II

vehicles before a bike box at a red light intersection
LOOK: Pasig opens bike boxes at Kapitolyo intersections to make roads safer for cyclists

Intersections are notoriously difficult for cyclists. But with the newly unveiled designated priority areas at Kapitolyo, Pasig aims to make them a little less stressful for two-wheeled commuters

kitchen minimalist Japanese inspired interiors
This minimalist space in La Union is a coffee spot, retail shop, and anything in between

La Union has a new resident: Burt Select Shop, an open plan that subscribes to a “less is more” design philosophy while keeping the possibilities of a small space open

nolisoli be fixture trees up washington sycip garden of native trees
On your next UP visit, look for these wildlife species

Have you already seen these plants and animals before?

aerial view of intramuros
Intramuros is considering pedestrian-only streets to improve mobility—and it needs your input

Do you agree with the Intramuros Administration’s plans to turn certain streets into pedestrian-only streets where motor vehicles are not allowed to enter?

Manila’s queer spaces, according to the people who lived through them

For Pride Month, Nolisoli revisits queer spaces—past and present—through the stories of people who lived in and through them