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Día Sin Carro en Bogotá 2015

Bogotá Car Free Day is a Rousing Success

semi-overcast 68 °F

Instituted by former progressive urbanist Mayor Enrique Peñalosa in 2000, Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, has been holding an annual Car Free Day ever since. In a city of 8 million people and nearly 1.5 million cars and 420,000 motorcycles, the Car Free Day has become an institution that has now been replicated in over 20 cities world-wide. Current Mayor Gustavo Petro is proposing an expansion of the Car Free Day to once a month beginning in 2016 and it's likely that the city will have a second one later this year.

Posted by Charles Lemos 07:07 Archived in Colombia Tagged car day bogota colombia free travel_in_colombia

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