The Mayor of Bogota announced that Next Thursday, February 2, will be the first Day without a Car and without a Motorcycle of 2023. The vehicle restriction will be between 5 in the morning and 7:30 at night.
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In previous conferences of this type, the Mayor’s Office has explained that it serves to “have 57 percent less pollution (CO2) in our environment due to 1,800,000 private cars and 470,000 motorcycles that stop circulating“.
Keep in mind that breaching the measures of the Day without a Car and without a Motorcycle implies a fine of approximately 15 current legal minimum wages. That is, around 17 million pesos.
The vehicles that will be able to transit that day They are: special transport, school transport, public transport, vehicles driven by people with disabilities, emergency vehicles with more than 10 passengers, hearses, couriers and addresses, tow trucks, valuable cars, presidential motorcade, military vehicles and police, consular diplomatic service, traffic control vehicles and surveillance and private security.
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Along with this, it should be noted that it still continues the restriction of circulation under the ‘pico y placa’ that had modifications this 2023.
How was the beak and plate?
For the week of January 30 to February 3, the peak and plate will govern as follows:
Monday, January 30: Vehicles with plates 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 and 5 may not be mobilized.
Tuesday, January 31: Vehicles with plates 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 and 0 may not be mobilized.
Wednesday, February 1: Vehicles with plates 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 and 0 may not be mobilized.
Thursday, February 2: Day without a car in the city.
Friday, February 3: Vehicles with plates 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 and 0 may not be mobilized.
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With these restrictions, cars with plates ending in 6,7,8,9 and 0 could only use their vehicle one day of the week. The measure of the day without a car will go until 7:30 at night.