- Published: Tuesday, 03 March 2015 02:38
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This is the third straight year that the Fireflies showcased their advocacy to a mix of international audience as both expats and local ADB employees gathered around the FFB table to inquire about the Brigade's advocacy and activities for this year.
Photos courtesy of Katti Sta. Ana
The annual Tour of the Fireflies gathers together thousands of cyclists not only from Metro Manila but also from all parts of the country and occasionally, from overseas. It used to be held on the Sunday before the celebration of Earth Day...
Many of the expats who came to know of the Firefly Brigade last year came by again and were impressed not only by the group's advocacy but the activities that are planned for this year, especially the Cycling Convergence: Festival of Fireflies and the most awaited 2015 Tour of the Fireflies. They were assured by the FFB President, Katti Sta. Ana that the organization is well on its way to blazing new grounds and trails when it comes to promoting the bicycle here in the country.
Bike lanes are good if both drivers and bicyclists are disciplined enough to follow the rules. However, if bike lanes are to really serve their purpose, they first must exist in the real world. So here's a challenge for you: I Spy With My Little Eye - Where's the Bike Lane?