Cycling as Key to Happy Cities

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Cycling as Key to Happy Cities

“In the third year of his term, Peñalosa challenged Bogotáns to participate in an experiment. As of dawn on 24 February 2000, cars were banned from streets for the day. It was the first day in four years that nobody was killed in traffic. Hospital admissions fell by almost a third. The toxic haze over the city thinned.”

Great article from The Guardian on the happiness that cycling can bring to a society. I would love for the UK to experiment with some car-free days in our cities, just so people can see how preferable it is. We’d need some more visionary leaders for that to happen though…

Replace cars with bikes? Here we have a hybrid
Replace cars with bikes? Here we have a hybrid
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