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Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more
Newsletter
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Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more

Roberto Guzmán - October 23, 2017

In the wake of the killing of another athlete in Costa Rica by a drunk driver, we feel impelled to republish this op-ed from Jan. 2017, which…

Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017
Events
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Events
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Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017

The Tico Times - September 21, 2017

It's here: World Car Free Day, an excuse to leave your car at home and give San José's choked streets (not to mention its air) a little…

Fourth cyclist victim of hit-and-run dies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fourth cyclist victim of hit-and-run dies

L. Arias - March 21, 2017

Lucía Mata Durán, the fourth cyclist who was run over by a speeding driver on Jan. 29, died Tuesday afternoon, the press office of Calderón Guardia Hospital confirmed.…

San José’s new bike path expected to be ready in July
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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San José’s new bike path expected to be ready in July

L. Arias - March 20, 2017

Crews from the Municipality of San José began work Monday on a new stretch of the capital’s bike path. The route will connect San Pedro, just east of the city…

Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more

Roberto Guzmán - February 12, 2017

Para poder compartir este artículo con más lectores, lo hemos publicado también en el español original. Para leerlo en español, haga clic aquí.  I like to go to…

President Luis Guillermo Solís orders plan to protect cyclists
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Luis Guillermo Solís orders plan to protect cyclists

L. Arias - February 6, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís ordered a group of his ministers and officials to draft, within 30 days, a comprehensive plan to improve protection for cyclists. Solís announced the…

Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads

L. Arias - January 31, 2017

The deaths of three cyclists struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday prompted urban biking groups to organize a public demonstration to demand tougher laws and more protection…

Transport Ministry plans 40 bicycle parking facilities in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Transport Ministry plans 40 bicycle parking facilities in San José

L. Arias - December 8, 2016

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) is working on a plan to build 40 bicycle racks in San José, and ministry officials want people to weigh in.…

VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: San José politicians, residents forego cars on World Car Free Day

Rebecca Males - September 23, 2016

Roads and highways in and around San José, Costa Rica were perhaps a bit less clogged on Sept. 22 as politicians, diplomats and residents took up the…

Costa Ricans pledge to go car free on Sept. 22
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Ricans pledge to go car free on Sept. 22

L. Arias - September 12, 2016

Environmental activists are encouraging Costa Ricans to leave their cars at home on Sept. 22 and instead walk, ride a bike, use public transportation or at least…