The "Bicibus" is not an actual yellow school bus. Every Friday in the Eixample district in Barcelona, a group of five families ride their bikes to school. Now hundreds are joining in, becoming a weekly event. It all started with a group of five families, a lot of determination and a deep sense of the greater good, said Mireia Boix, a parent of a 5-year-old son. All modes of transportation are welcomed, from bikes to scooters to roller blades. The families in the district wanted to encourage the authorities to build school-friendly bike lanes away from the main road.

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