Bogota Gets Ready for Bike Share


About two weeks ago, the City of Bogotá officially announced its action plan to get its own world-class bicycle sharing system up and running. With a population of nearly 9 million inhabitants, and a city GDP per capita of roughly US$8,000 a year, the iconic capital of sustainable transport has experienced an enormous growth in car and motorcycle ownership over the past few years. In fact, a recent household survey shows that almost 12 million trips are made every day of which 14% are clearly identified as private car commutes, more than double that of ten years ago. Article continues at