Ciclovia_em_Bogotá3296615768_ca9e889f84The most famous Ciclovìa occurs in Bogota, Colombia.

The events have taken place since 1976.

Every Sunday from 7 am until 2 pm,

120 km of major roadways are shut down an

two million people use thestreet to walk, ride bicycles and play.

Many activities take place along the route, including music, food, art, and gatherings.

The dynamic of challenging the presumption that major streets exist only for cars is powerful,

as people rethink the use of public spaces.

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