BIKE ENTHUSIASTS SPEAK OUT BANNING BIKES ON MANDAUE-MACTAN BRIDGES
However, Maximo still does not agree to permanently ban bicycles from plying the two bridges.
“I do not agree to the ban. A lot of Cebuanos are using bicycles as a means of transportation. Can you imagine a person who bikes to work from Mandaue to Mactan cannot cross the bridge anymore? Where will he pass then?,” said Maximo.
He suggests to “allow the cyclists to cross the bridge provided he walks his bike and not ride on it, just like pedestrians crossing the bridge. They can do this in the [Marcelo] Fernan Bridge since a pathway has been provided for this.”
According to Maximo, the bicycle ban is “jurassic thinking.”
“Instead of encouraging Cebu to use bicycles as an alternative mode of transpo, the proposed bridge bike ban is jurassic thinking actually,” quipped Maximo...