America: Bike, Non-motorized & Sustainable Transport; Caribbean, North, Central, Latin And South
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Advocacy Organizations and Clubs in the Caribbean, Latin, Central and South America
Advocacy Organizations and Clubs in North America
Bicycle Messengers and Activism in San Francisco
Honduran Activist Achieve Healthier Environment
Cuba People-to-People Programs
IBF's Cuba: Bibliography / Reading List
IBF's / Bicycle / Development / Sustainability Bibliography / Reading List
Bogotá's Ambitious Bicycle Agenda
Cleaner Air In Mexico City?
Lima's 30 Year Bicycle Program
For more information contact: Jenny de Testino, Los Mangles No 3, Urbanizacion Bellatrix, Surco, Lima 33, PERU.
1998 UPDATE: A total length of 60 km of bikepaths has been completed on Avenida
Colonial, Avenida Universitaria and Avenida Tomas Valle. The objective of the
program is to provide a low cost, affordable transport alternative (bicycles) to low
income people living in the densely populated 'Cono Norte'of Lima, and working in the
industrial zone of Lima-Callao. The program includes credit facilities for the
purchase of bicycles (only for low-income workers) and a social communication campaign to
promote cycling and to educate road users how to behave in encounters with cyclists.
Another important project is the World Bank supported bicycle program in Santa Fe de
Bogota (Colombia), which includes the development of a Bicycle Masterplan Study and the
construction of bicycle facilities along the Calle 80, one of Bogota's main traffic
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