Bogotá, Colombia: A Bicycling and Transit Example for the Americas

Help close out Bike Month with exciting stories by Chris Morfas on his work in Bogota, Colombia, one of the Americas’ Leading Bike & Transit Cities

What happens when a city builds 200 miles of protected bikeways? How did CicLAvia get its name? Lessons from Bogota, Colombia one of the world’s most interesting cities for bicycling and placemaking boasting 5.5 million transit trips and 600,000 bike trips per day!


We will hear about this and more from Chris Morfas who since 2014 has been Senior Advisor to Despacio, a nonprofit based in Bogota, Colombia, a city with rates of transit and bicycle use that are among the highest in the world. Morfas is a longtime transportation reformer, the founding executive director and former Board Chair of the California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike).

Bring your lunch and wrap up Bike Month watching Chris Morfas' presentation! This event will be in the Edison Room at our building at:

634 S Spring St

Los Angeles, CA 90014

May 31, 2017 at 12pm - 1:30pm
Melinda Amato · · 213-629-2142

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