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Latin America Monitor Today, we ride: Women join Mexico City's cycling revolution

The car still reigns in this megacity of 22 million people. But new bike lanes are driving more people to two-wheeled transportation – and women in particular are finding it liberating.

By Staff writer / April 30, 2013

Bernardo Montoya/Reuters/File

Scores of bikers pedal by the Parque España in Mexico City each weekday morning, sporting suits, wearing backpacks, and in some cases balancing a mug of coffee in one hand.