4 weeks Construct protected bike lanes, LGUs told Manilatimes
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday urged local government units (LGUs) to construct protected bike lanes and walk paths. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said the public should consider biking and walking as alternative modes of transportation during the pandemic. He added that commuters using mass transportation face the risk of being infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Which is why walking and biking must be encouraged for they present less contact among the populace leading to less opportunities for infection,” Año said in a statement. The DILG recently signed a joint agreement with the Departments of Health, Transportation, and Public Works and Highways “to address the ... more