Good article on Mexico City's Mayor's efforts to make the build a local bike culture
When Mexico City’s lefty Mayor Marcelo Ebrard began the Sunday morning rides five years ago — known as Muevete en Bici — his critics (heck, even some of his friends) thought it was a publicity stunt. Ebrard famously commutes to work once a month by bike, and drags his staff along.
Sure, urban bicycle rides are now popular in major first world cities, but in the Mexican capital, famous for its clogged arteries and heart-clutching smog?
This ain’t Amsterdam.