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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

With 13 kilometers of bike paths, San Jose, Costa Rica, leads Central American cities, according ‘Cycle-inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean: A guide to promote the use of bicycles’, a study of the Inter-American Development Bank.

San Salvador is next, with 5 kilometers of bike paths.

Sao Paulo, Brazil, leads Latin America with 270 kilometers, while Monterrey, Mexico has less than 1 kilometer exclusively for bikes.

The guide studied 27 indicators of cyclical-inclusive policies in 56 Latin American cities.

Honduras, Panama and Nicaragua were not included (numbers in brackets indicate the overall position of each city).

1 San Jose (46)
2 San Salvador (50)
3  Guatemala City (53)