Say Hello to the Philippines’ First Solar-Powered Bike Pit Stop

Along with Allianz PNB Life, San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora has unveiled the design of the Philippines’ first solar-powered bike pit stop that will be constructed in the San Juan City Hall Complex along Pinaglabanan St.

Aside from being solar-powered, the pit stop will also feature a bike parking area, a bikers’ resting area, and a small footprint bike repair station complete with hanger arms, repair tools, and air pump. The design of the bike pit stop was patterned after the Allianz race car pit stops during Formula 1 races.

In addition, safety bollards for bikers will be installed on major thoroughfares across the city, providing safe lanes for bikers to travel. “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,” adds Mayor Zamora.

Allianz PNB Life and San Juan have launched their respective biking initiatives—the former through its Ride Safe Movement campaign and the latter through its Bike Safety project—and will work together in providing biking safety solutions to the city.

Allianz is the exclusive Life Insurance Partner of San Juan City’s Bike Safety project. In line with this initiative, San Juan had earlier launched bike lanes along Ortigas Avenue, N. Domingo Street, and Pinaglabanan St., and is looking to put up more. Apart from the bike lanes, it has also deployed bike patrollers to ensure the safety of bikers and that the city’s strict quarantine protocols are observed.

“As an advocate of sustainability and road safety, Allianz joins the City of San Juan in promoting biking as a viable and eco-friendly solution to the current mobility problem. We are honored to work with one of most progressive and sustainable cities in Metro Manila and become the exclusive Life Insurance Partner of its Bike Safety project,” says Allianz PNB Life President and CEO Alexander Grenz.

Apart from its partnership with San Juan, Allianz is looking to bring its Ride Safe Movement campaign to more areas across the country.

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