San José’s new bike path expected to be ready in July
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Costa Rica
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San José’s new bike path expected to be ready in July

L. Arias - March 20, 2017

Crews from the Municipality of San José began work Monday on a new stretch of the capital’s bike path. The route will connect San Pedro, just east of the city…

Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more
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Newsletter
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Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more

Roberto Guzmán - February 12, 2017

Para poder compartir este artículo con más lectores, lo hemos publicado también en el español original. Para leerlo en español, haga clic aquí.  I like to go to…

President Luis Guillermo Solís orders plan to protect cyclists
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Costa Rica
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President Luis Guillermo Solís orders plan to protect cyclists

L. Arias - February 6, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís ordered a group of his ministers and officials to draft, within 30 days, a comprehensive plan to improve protection for cyclists. Solís announced the…

Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads
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Costa Rica
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Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads

L. Arias - January 31, 2017

The deaths of three cyclists struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday prompted urban biking groups to organize a public demonstration to demand tougher laws and more protection…

Transport Ministry plans 40 bicycle parking facilities in San José
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Costa Rica
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Transport Ministry plans 40 bicycle parking facilities in San José

L. Arias - December 8, 2016

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) is working on a plan to build 40 bicycle racks in San José, and ministry officials want people to weigh in.…

VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day

Rebecca Males - September 23, 2016

Roads and highways in and around San José, Costa Rica were perhaps a bit less clogged on Sept. 22 as politicians, diplomats and residents took up the…

Costa Ricans pledge to go car free on Sept. 22
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Climate Change
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Costa Ricans pledge to go car free on Sept. 22

L. Arias - September 12, 2016

Environmental activists are encouraging Costa Ricans to leave their cars at home on Sept. 22 and instead walk, ride a bike, use public transportation or at least…

Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists
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Costa Rica
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Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists

L. Arias - February 29, 2016

“Mi familia me espera.” My family awaits me. That's one of the main messages shared recently on social media, cycling jerseys and other merchandising items as part of a…

Bicycles gain space on crowded streets of Central America
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Cycling
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Bicycles gain space on crowded streets of Central America

Oscar Batres | AFP - October 24, 2015

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The bicycle is reclaiming its space in the overcrowded streets of Central America as a healthy form of exercise, efficient means of…