|These cyclists are happy. They're riding on the car-free stretch of Ave. Septima, in central Bogotá.|
I have to wonder whom they spoke to. Many cyclists, sadly, ride to save bus fare, and dream of driving a car. How satisfying can dodging aggressive vehicles while swallowing fumes be? Maybe a lot, especially when you're sailing past people locked inside boxes trapped in traffic jams.
|Almost 80% of bicyclists are happy with their means of transport, as opposed to barely half of TransMilenio and metro users.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours