Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Ciclovia: Bogota, Colombia
Many of you have heard about Ciclovia, that started in Bogota, Colombia. Watch this great video by Streetfilms to see the potential of this international phenomenon.
Nearly 1.8 million Colombians use the Ciclovia and Recreovia to de-stress, get healthy, and connect personally with their fellow citizens. Young or old, rich or poor, pedestrian or cyclist - in Bogotá everyone loves the Ciclovia. This video documents some of the amazing advances going on in the livable streets movement there. Every Sunday,over 70 miles of city streets are closed to traffic where residents come out to walk, bike, run, skate, recreate, picnic, and talk with family, neighbors & strangers. Be inspired!