The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Bogota Bans Cars for One Day

February 8, 2002

Millions of residents of Bogota, Colombia’s capital city, hiked, biked, skated, or used buses and taxis Thursday, Feb. 7, during a “day without cars,” according to the Associated Press. Occasional rain showers didn’t prevent people from participating, said Bogota Mayor Antanus Mockus, who was biking around the city with an orange helmet and vest. It was the third straight year cars have been banned for one day in this capital of 7 million. For the first time, two other Colombian cities, Cali and Valledupar, joined the event, which is aimed at promoting alternative transportation and cutting down smog. The day without cars is part of an improvement campaign that began in Bogota in the mid-1990s.
Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Established in 1986, Fleet Response creates custom-designed fleet management services for its clients.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher