Earlier this month, Jason Margolis, a reporter from Public Radio International, was in Bogotá to learn and write about the city’s transportation successes and challenges. He interviewed Despacio staff and partners about issues like road safety, the Metro, and public health. See the articles below:
Photo Credit: Jason Margolis (link)
- Can Bogotá thrive without a Metro? (October 21): includes an interview with Carlosfelipe Pardo, Despacio’s Executive Director, about the problems of increased motorization and a transit system that has not kept pace with demand.
Is being safer than Atlanta good enough for Bogotá? (October 23): Jason went on a bike ride with Juan Manuel Prado, our Director of Social Responsibility, to experience road safety in the city first-hand.
- Why taking the bus is better for our health than driving (October 28): on public health and transportation in Bogotá, including an interview with Dr. Luis Fernando Gómez, who appeared earlier this year at our Bicycle Account launch in Bogotá.