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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.…

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…

Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway
Business
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Business
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Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway

L. Arias - September 8, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís took a tour Wednesday of construction projects around the San José metro area designed to ease the capital's ever-worsening traffic problems. The projects…

Don’t like how someone parked? Give ‘em a ticket 
Business
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Business
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Don’t like how someone parked? Give ‘em a ticket 

The Tico Times - July 13, 2016

The sidewalks in San José are so tight it can be hard for two people to walk down them shoulder-to-shoulder, especially when there’s a car parked on…

President Solís demands explanation for spike in traffic jams
Business
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Business
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President Solís demands explanation for spike in traffic jams

L. Arias - June 15, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís says he's stumped by what, exactly, has been causing a recent increase in traffic jams. He says the problem goes beyond road capacity. “You could double…

First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents

L. Arias - June 6, 2016

Thousands of motorists have been forced to deal with the frustration of spending up to five hours stuck in traffic as the first days of the rainy season…

Waze: Costa Rica among the world’s worst countries to drive
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Waze: Costa Rica among the world’s worst countries to drive

L. Arias - October 3, 2015

The popular navigation smartphone app Waze listed Costa Rica as the 10th worst country in the world to drive a vehicle in its first Global Driver Satisfaction Index,…

Costa Rica’s capital to have solar energy powered traffic lights
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s capital to have solar energy powered traffic lights

L. Arias - September 25, 2015

Stop lights in downtown San José are about to get a "green" upgrade. The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) said Thursday that it had awarded a $1 million contract to…