Growth of Motorcycle Use in Metro Manila: Impact on Road Safety

Publication | July 2020

This study analyzes the use of motorcycles in Metro Manila with the aim of informing government policy related to road safety and transport planning.

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Motorcycles are increasingly being used for daily commutes as well to provide logistics services. The study explores the various drivers, characteristics, and implications of increased motorcycle use. Taking into account these implications, it presents a policy framework to reduce motorcycle-related crashes and suggests that the Public Service Act be reviewed and amended as appropriate to recognize motorcycles as a primary mode of transport.


  • Introduction
  • Global Motorcycle Usage
  • Recent Developments in Motorcycle Usage in Metro Manila
  • Policy and Responsive Initiatives to Address Motorcycle Usage in Metro Manila
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix: Statistical Data on Road Crashes in Metro Manila

Additional Details

  • Transport
  • Transport safety
  • Urban transport
  • Transport Management and Policies
  • Roads and Highways
  • Philippines
  • 38
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS200199-2
  • 978-92-9262-279-4 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-280-0 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-281-7 (ebook)

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