I’d love to be able to create more cycle lanes that are actually useful. My dream is nothing new, of course — plenty of people have taken up the idea when they become frustrated with their city’s lack of bike infrastructure. In New York City, activists repainted a lane that was removed by the City.
And the hits keep on coming: in Mexico City, frustrated cyclists took brushes in hand and created their own 5 km lane, complete with lane markings and green “bike boxes”. Take a look at the following article and video (in Spanish):