Would you like Ciclovia in your town? Spread word:

Via on Aug 18, 2010

Ciclovia. Car-free Streets = Happy, Healthy.

The best part of closing a major city’s streets for seven hours once a week? Love. Happiness. Community. Health.

And even better: other cities, including my hometown of Boulder, Colorado, are inspired and following suit.

“Every Sunday and holiday, every week, the City of Bogotá, Colombia closes down over 70 miles of roadways to cars and let people bike, walk, talk, exercise, picnic, sunbathe.” ~ Derek Markham (who tipped me off to the above great video)

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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One Response to “Would you like Ciclovia in your town? Spread word:”

  1. [...] Green Streets was inspired after the tradition Ciclovia that happens in Bogota, Colombia every Sunday. Over 2 million people in Colombia bike and play [...]

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