La Ciclovia

There are many ways to see Bogotá and many Bogotás to see and Ciclovia Sundays are the best way to both.

Every Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm, La Ciclovia (literally, “cycle route”) closes more than 120 km of city streets to traffic and opens them to cyclists, pedestrians, rollerbladers, and pets. It then supports them with an array of bike mechanics, fruit and food stands, fitness tests, cycling lessons, and a small army of volunteers to provide everything from simple directions to first aid.

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Weekly Review

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Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you solar power in Rwanda, reclaiming ugly underpasses as public space and including building efficiency in climate talks.  Continue reading…