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Guerilla DIY Bike Lanes in Guadalajara, Mexico

Want some bike lanes in your neighborhood? Put them in yourself. That’s what some people in Guadalajara, Mexico have done. Here’s more from TreeHugger:

A group of citizens in Guadalajara, Mexico, was fed up with the inaction of the local authorities. Their city has a big traffic problem (350 new cars are added to the city’s roads every day, average traffic speed has fallen to 18 km/h, and the quality of our air reaches alarming levels during several days of winter), and those who want to bike have to deal with dangerous roads that don’t have bike lanes. So these citizens, led by local teachers and students, decided to fix the problem themselves. Check out the video below!

The video is in Spanish, but the images mostly speak for themselves:

Read more on TreeHugger: Guerilla DIY Bike Lane Created by Guadalajara Citizens! (Video)




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