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[Artículo en inglés] #Recomendado
In general, it is not desirable to take spaces from pedestrians to provide for cycling, nor to create cycling facilities that resemble the pavement.
Recently, trench has been dug alongside the pavement in between Bellas Artes and Teresa Carreño Theatre in Caracas; more precisely, on the crowded pavement where traditionally artisans were placing their blankets and jewellery pieces to sell to passers-by and visitors.
Eventually, this area will become a cycle path –mostly known in Caracas as ciclovía– which will connect Bellas Artes with Plaza Venezuela.
The problem is that planning works are far beyond the original project presented by the Architect and Urban Designer Tomás de la Barra, responsible for the previous design: “The idea was to expand the pavement so that the ciclovía takes part of the road. With this new design, the pavement now is too narrow, artisans and pedestrians are completely excluded. I delivered the project…
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