TO DECONGEST METRO MANILA

METRO PADYAKAN
WALK AND BIKE WAY

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The Problem • Traffic congestion and environmental degradation in Metro Manila due to wide use of motorized transport Increase in number of illegal settlers - many of whom are among urban workers from out of town – caused by high transportation costs

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The Concept • Allocation of dedicated secondary roads that interconnect the 17 cities and towns of Metro Manila for the exclusive use of pedestrians and bicycle riders

PROPOSED NETWORK
Estimated length : 200 kms Estimated no. of intersections: 500

Walk and Bike way

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PROJECT OBJECTIVES
To provide a safe thoroughfare where low-cost and environmentfriendly means of non-motorized transportation for commuters and pedestrians; and To open up economic opportunities along the route of the Walk and Bike ways.

PROJECT COMPONENTS
Identification of the road network for the walk and bike way Coordination and consultation with stakeholders Project implementation Road surface improvements Road markings Signage Public information campaign Monitoring and evaluation

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PEDALWAY

1.75

1.75

WALKWAY

TYPICAL SECTION OF WALK AND BIKE WAY

Provision of traffic signals and lane markings at major intersections Typical Walk and Bike Way Plan at Intersecting Main Roads

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PROPOSED SIGNAGES

IMMEDIATE IMPACT
Improved mobility Cheaper travel Safe mobility for pedestrians and bikers Encourage people to walk and bike Reduced motorized vehicle Economic benefits

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PROJECT COST
Typical 2-lane road, 8 meters wide
Intersecting main road (60 meters) Main walk and bike way PhP 0.149 M PhP 1.440 M/km

Approx. 500 intersections x 0 .149 M = PhP 74.50 M Approx. 200-km network x 1.44 M = 288.00 M

TOTAL PROJECT COST

PhP 362.50 M

TIMEFRAME
Short-Term (within 2005) – Pilot walk and bike way
PhP 5.0 M September 17, 2005 Launch

Medium-Term (2006-2008)

Interconnected walk and bike way for the 17 LGUs [100 km] PhP 182.0 M Walk and bike way network for Metro Manila [98 km] PhP 175.5 M

Long Term (2009-2010)

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Thank you

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