Bogotá Citizens Take Charge of Traffic Safety
A group of graduate students recently took to the streets in Bogotá to help improve road safety. The Combo 2600 collective (a name which references a slogan highlighting Bogotá’s proximity to the stars – the city is 2.600 meters above sea level) is the pure demonstration of social willingness and commitment to a cause. This collective decided to take civil action by painting (and repainting, when needed) zebra crossings in different colors to help to protect pedestrians from motorized vehicles, while at the same time improving the street atmosphere.
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