Allianz/PNB confirm bike lanes
San Juan City bikers get the country’s first solar-powered-powered pit stop
MANILA – San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora welcomed Allianz PNB Life’s efforts to boost the city’s growing biking population as it unveiled the design for the country’s first solar-powered bike pit stop up for construction at the City hall Complex at Pinaglabanan St.
The pit stop will also feature a bike parking area, a bikers’ rest area, and a small footprint repair station with hangar arms, repair tools, and air pump. The design was pattered from the Allianz race car pit stops every Formula 1 race. Safety bollards will also be installed along major roads in the city with safe lanes for bikers in the city.
“We are thankful for the support of Allianz. It only shows that when we lead the way, we can build private sector confidence in government and support will naturally follow. We have been unyielding and consistent in our bike safety campaign. We hope to encourage more people to use their bikes as a means for traveling by ensuring their safety,” Mayor Zamora said.
Allianz PNB Life and San Juan launched their own respective biking initiatives. Ride Safe Movement was tapped by Allianz PNP Life with San Juan city government had its Bike Safety Project and vowed to work together to assure everyone of safety.
Alexander Grenz, Allianz PNB Life President and CEO said their advocacy of sustainability and road safety will both promote bike safety.(Melo M. Acuna)
San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora (Center) answers questions about the partnership your local government with from the Allianz President and CEO (extreme. left). (DND File Photo).