A total of over 300,000 people will be served by the vehicles, saving 12,500 tons of carbon dioxide and 2.5 tons of dust particles from being emitted every year.
By signing, Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro commit to implementing ambitious new policies and regulations to address the top sources of air pollution within their city by 2025.
Mayor Claudia López announced that the city will add a total of 280 kilometers of bike lanes to the existing 550-kilometer network over the next four years. The long-term goal is to have half of all trips made on bikes or other micromobility alternatives such as scooters.
Claudia López won the race for mayor of Bogota on a platform promising to combat corruption and advance equal rights for minority communities.
On 17 December 1819, the Congress of Angostura declared Gran Colombia an independent country. After two more years of war, the country achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of its most famous son, Simón Bolívar.