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Bike Sharing Thrives, Even in Mexico City's Chaotic Streets

Five years ago, it would have taken a brave soul to ride a bike in downtown Mexico City. Not anymore, thanks to a wildly popular bike share system.

Five years ago, it would have taken a brave soul to ride a bike in downtown Mexico City, a place often associated with nightmarish traffic (the average commute is one and three-quarter hours each day) and poor air quality. But the city has made dramatic strides to promote cycling, from Muévete en Bici, street closures on Sunday mornings that attract more 15,000 cyclists each week, to a commitment to build 100 miles of bike paths by 2012, to the launch of a world-class bike share system, ECOBICI.

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Vote for the Best Bus Route in America

Check out the finalists, and vote for your favorite, in the Best Bus Routes in America contest.

What's the best bus route in America? The following images—sent by the 15 finalists in the Best Bus Route contest—represent answers to that question.

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Project: What's the Best Bus Route in America? [Deadline Extended]

We've extended the deadline of our project to find the best bus route in America. Send us your photos.

Last week we asked you to tell us why your bus route is the best in America. We love what you've sent so far.

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