The first Ciclovías began in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1974. In 2010, after immense effort by the cycling community of Los Angeles, an Open Streets event, there called CicLAvia, first took place in the heart of Downtown—and became an instant hit.
Dozens of individuals and organizations have put their weight behind CicLAvia. In this episode, we speak with one of the prime movers of the city’s ongoing CicLAvia program, Tafarai Bayne, as well as Jacob Wessel of the Boston DOT on plans for Open Streets events in Massachusetts.
-With cohost Taylor Nichols
17:51 “Two Wheels Good” author, journalist Jody Rosen, talks about the impact of the bicycle on humanity over the last two hundred years–again, with Taylor Nichols.
Edited by Kevin Burton.