Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Guadalajara

Fed Up With(out) Bike Infrastructure in Guadalajara

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Some citizens in Guadalajara, Mexico have taken direct action to make positive physical changes on their streets. As part of a movement known as “CiclovĂ­a Ciudadana”, or Citizen Cycleway, activists planned the designs and procured the equipment themselves to implement the necessary bicycle infrastructure they felt couldn’t wait longer. Complete with well-marked bike lanes, intersection […]

New Freeway Revolt Grips Guadalajara

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While the world has gathered in Cancun, Mexico, to discuss again a shared approach to Climate Chaos, action is already being taken in countless communities. On a visit last week to Guadalajara, Mexico, more than a thousand miles west of the Climate Meeting, I had the pleasure of discovering a vibrant grassroots movement to block […]

A Cycling Congress in Mexico

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Respect me: I am also traffic! Guadalajara, Mexico was host this month to the 2nd annual Congress of Cyclists in Mexico, a national gathering of bicyclist activists from around the country. I was invited to give a speech, which I somehow managed to do in Spanish (thanks to my media naranja for translating and coaching […]