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For Día Sin Carro (Car-Free Day) this past Wednesday in Bogotá, we decided to take pictures to see the difference between a day with cars and one without. Lucas, one of our volunteers, traveled around the city and took photos to show the difference. It should be obvious which is which:   ...

As part of its urban development work, Despacio produced this technical document for the Bogota Chamber of Commerce about the integration of non-motorized transport and sustainable transport-oriented development (TOD). The technical document analyzes the integration of non-motorized transport and urban development within the framework of sustainable TOD discussions that have taken place recently in Bogota. It aims to contribute to this discussion in order to better understand the incorporation of these topics into the urban agenda. The document presents the close relationship between urban development and transportation, defines the concept of sustainable TOD, and describes the potential of non-motorized transport. It concludes by explaining how these various concepts described during the initial chapters can be applied to Bogota, following current sustainable TOD and non-motorized transport policies. The document was written by Carlosfelipe Pardo and Patricia Calderon. The document is available as a PDF here.

The objective of this activity was to convene an exploratory meeting with key actors to review the relevance, functions, activities and priorities of a bike network in Latin America. We were effectively able to consult key actors and subject experts, discussing the steps to follow...