Red de Apoyo Mutuo en el barrio. La bici como instrumento de socialización y transformacion urbana
#La bici es el medio de transporte más democrático
The bicycle is the the most democratic means of transport available to humanity
It allows everyone to get around, rich and poor. It reduces social differences.
#La bici no causa guerras
The bicycle doesn’t cause wars
It reduces the need for oil and conflicts are often fought over oil.
#La bici transforma el modelo de urbanismo
The bicycle changes the model of development
Each kilometre pedalled generates a benefit to society of 0.16 of a euro, while each kilometre travelled in a car causes a cost of 0.10 of a euro (source: Copenhagen Bicycle Account).
#La bici es segura, apenas causa accidentes de tráfico
The bicycle causes fewer road traffic casualties
More than a million people worldwide die each year in road traffic incidents caused by motorised traffic. Bicycles rarely kill.
#La bici no contamina
The bicycle does not pollute
It saves people from the risk of diseases and health systems from the costs of care, and helps people stay healthy.
#La bici ha sido un instrumento de liberación y resistencia
The bicycle has been an instrument for liberation and resistance in many countries
In Italy, during the Second World War, it was the means of transport favoured by partisan couriers. Gino Bartali transported counterfeit documents on his bike which saved the lives of 800 Jews persecuted by the Nazis and Fascists.
#La bici es un instrumento de desarrollo en la infancia
The bicycle is an instrument of growth in childhood
It makes children autonomous and independent.
#La bici reduce la distancia entre la gente
The bicycle reduces distances between people
Those who travel by bike are welcomed favourably everywhere; the bicycle is a mode of transport which communicates respect and brings people and cultures together.
Nos sumamos a la petición de otorgar el premio nobel de la paz a la Bici