|Bicyclists share the road with cars on Carrera 60, which leads to Parque Simon Bolivar.|
|Carrera 60 has plenty of room for adding a bike lane.|
The 26th Street Cicloruta is the city's longest, newest and undoubtedly its most expensive bike lane.
But, altho 26th St. passes within a kilometer of the park, Carrera 60, which connects the two, lacks a bike lane - altho it has ample space to build one.
Why? You'll have to ask the geniuses at City Hall who design these things.
|A map of Simon Bolivar Park and some nearby bike lanes.|
|And, Carrera 60 connects to Calle 26, with its newly-rebuilt|
lane for bikes.
|Racks for dozens of bicycles in Renacimiento Park, |
but I've never seen more than a few bikes here.
Who decided that a 100 cyclists would all want to park
together in this small public park?
Meanwhile, many important destinations, such as government buildings, banks, supermarkets and many TransMilenio bus stations have no bike parking at all.
|Half of Calle 60 does get shut to cars during La Ciclovia, on Sundays and holidays.|
|A boy bicycles in Simon Bolivar Park.|
|A girl bicycles in Simon Bolivar Park. Would she risk sharing a street with cars?|