New biking lane; Sustainable Mobility Week in Santo Domingo


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Feb 20, 2019

City Mayor Carolina Mejía and her transport expert, city government secretary-general Hugo Beras are working hard to improve transport in the National District, the capital city. A mobility week is announced and a new biking route was opened where cyclists get preference for moving through traffic jams.

The additional 1.9 kilometers of biking lanes were opened on Simon Bolivar (west-east) and Winston Churchill (north-south) avenues. Mejía is intent on making Santo Domingo a more friendly city. The city now has 9.4 kilometers of bike lanes. Mejia is promoting bicycles as a means of transportation, sport and recreation in the capital city.

There is another bike route that runs: Av. Simón Bolívar, Av. Pedro Henríquez Ureña, Dr. Delgado Street, Av. Abraham Lincoln and Av. César Nicolás Penson (about 8 kms). There are also cycling paths on the Malecón.

The mayor also announced...

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