The PH electric vehicle industry: fully charged and ready to go

The PH electric vehicle industry: fully charged and ready to go

NO DOUBT about it, the electric vehicle (EV) is the vehicle of the future. And in the Philippines, the missing pieces of the puzzle are falling into place one by one. Edmund Araga, president of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), reveals that...
DOTr, UNDP Hold Low Carbon Transport Forum

DOTr, UNDP Hold Low Carbon Transport Forum

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the promotion of Low Carbon Urban Transport System (LCUTS) in a forum held at Novotel Manila in Quezon City on Tuesday, January 07. The LCUTS in the...
CCC pushes sustainable transport system

CCC pushes sustainable transport system

By Eireene Jairee Gomez INCORPORATING climate-smart and low- carbon perspectives in national and local transportation plans is vital in the efforts to avoid increasing the levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which has caused the climate crisis, according to the...
Air pollution has become serious threat in Philippines

Air pollution has become serious threat in Philippines

Philippine Information Agency “To be honest with you, the fight for clean air is something personal to me. My son has asthma, and this happened so many years ago, and you can probably imagine how much worse pollution is right now in the country.”...
DOTr, UNDP promote environment-friendly transport system

DOTr, UNDP promote environment-friendly transport system

By Joedie Mae Boliver QUEZON CITY, Jan 8 (PIA) — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines engaged stakeholders from both the public and private sector to promote environmentally...
Gov’t, Partners Push For ‘Low Carbon Transport Systems’

Gov’t, Partners Push For ‘Low Carbon Transport Systems’

By Featuresdesk (ICG) Government officials and partners from the private sector are pushing for the use of low carbon urban transport systems (LCUTS) in the country. In her keynote address at the Low Carbon Transport Forum Tuesday, Department of Transportation (DOTr)...
USec Orbos Stresses Need for MVIS Implementation

USec Orbos Stresses Need for MVIS Implementation

by Wilbert Tan Department of Transportation (DOTr) Undersecretary Tim Orbos touched on various projects undertaken by the Duterte administration to reduce the country’s carbon footprint in accordance with global standards. During the Low Carbon Transport Forum, Orbos...