Guerilla DIY Bike Lane Created by Guadalajara Citizens!

By Michael Graham Richard
January 13, 2010

Photos: Gerardo Montes de Oca

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 group has released a document about why and how it did what it did.  Read more…

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