Urban design: perspectives from cycling for the future of Guayaquil city





Diseño Urbano, Ciclismo, Medio Ambiente, Ciclistas, Guayaquil


Context: Based on a review of references and experiences at the national and international level, this article compares the particularities of cyclists with those of pedestrians and drivers in general in the city of Guayaquil. Method: It shows that cyclists have a substantial number of characteristics. privileged that justify further exploration in terms of an adequate urban project response. Results: Focusing on four ideas: community organization, strategic bike assemblies, design processes and structured projects; the document offers a framework and essential considerations for cycling-oriented urban design in the city of Guayaquil. Conclusions: It concludes with a call to seriously consider the cycling experience in future sustainable urban projects. This means moving beyond the concern for safe facilities, as well as complete networks, to a more substantial interest in the experience of the environment from the perspective of a cyclist.


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Author Biography

Cristian Roosevelt Sáenz De Viteri Anzules

Ing. Cristian Roosevelt Sáenz De Viteri Anzules, MSc. (23-mayo-1989)
- Gerente General de Iguana Bike Tours S.A.
- Máster en Gerencia y Liderazgo Educacional por la UTPL.
- Ingeniero en Gestión Empresarial Internacional por la UCSG.
- Diplomado en Políticas Públicas por la Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Argentina-Uruguay).
- Miembro del Consejo Consultivo de Jóvenes de Guayaquil (2018-2020) CCPDI-G.
- Docente en la Universidad de Guayaquil.
- Certificado C1 en inglés (Michingan University - MET).
- Alcalde de la Bicicleta en Guayaquil por BYCS (Holanda).
- Embajador en Fundación Enseña Ecuador, miembro de la red internacional "Teach For All".
- Director de Deportes Turísticos (2017-2018) de la Cámara de Turismo del Guayas.
- Ganador del concurso "Guayaquil Emprende 2016".
- Ganador del concurso "Impulso Joven" de la Secretaría Técnica de Juventudes (Gobierno del Ecuador 2018).
- Alumnus del programa "Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, YLAI 2017" (Atlanta, Portland y Washington DC.) y organizador del Reverse Exchange 2018 junto al Consulado General de los Estados Unidos donde se gestionó la visita del Sr. Todd Roll, embajador americano de la bicicleta.
- Alumnus del Programa "Centro de Formación para el Futuro CFF 2017" y semifinalista del concurso Excelencia Educativa 2020 por la Fundación FIDAL presidido por la ex Presidenta del Ecuador, Dra. Rosalía Arteaga Serrano.
- Promotor de: “La Ciclorruta de la Fe” y “La Ciclorruta Gastronómica I, II Y III” en coordinación con la Empresa Pública Municipal de Turismo y La Escuela De Los Chefs; así como también gestor del "Ciclopaseo turístico al nuevo Embajador de Estados Unidos, Michael Fitzpatrick".
- Autor del programa de emprendimiento "PEDALES UNIDOS 2020" en coordinación con la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Ecuador.
- Autor del programa "Reactivación Solidaria Sobre Ruedas 2020" aprobado por el Consulado General de los Estados Unidos en Guayaquil.
- Coordinador del proyecto "La revolución de las pequeñas cosas, PALANCAS" promovido por la Fundación Felipe González de España, UNIR, y la Fundación Cofuturo de Ecuador.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGrw7HqjkK4 CLUB DE LA MAÑANA CICLO RUTA DE LA FE (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjbGb_3DjlM REUNIÓN CON ANDRÉS ROCHE Y TODD ROLL (2018)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSpX0IkwWXQ CICLO RUTA GASTRONÓMICA 1 (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XpLKqfJke8 DIARIO EL UNIVERSIO EN EL SALÓN DE LA CIUDAD (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFDkRPyXHoU&t=190s CICLO RUTA DE LA FE (ARQUIDIOCESIS) (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW1zfJOrnUA CICLO RUTA GASTRONÓMICA 2 (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBnWqYqPD9A FELIPE CRESPO CICLO RUTA DE LA FE (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1LwfTC1b0U BIKETOUR CON MICHAEL FITZPATRICK, EMBAJADOR DE EEUU (2019)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC14IflmOl4 CICLO RUTA DE LA FE (ECUAVISA) (2019)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CC2GQ6uDBRq/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link ATM - Ciclorruta gastronómica 3 (2020)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cogSjbh0yW8 Ciclorruta gastronómica 3 (Gye es mi Destino) (2020)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeQlB4BlRWM RTS - CILORRUTA TURÍSTICA (2020)
EP turismo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91ibMXIIlhI GUAYAQUIL ES MI DESTINO - CICLORRUTA TURÍSTICA (2020)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKE9lPdrbgY&t=8s PEDALES UNIDOS (2020)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zuwpk_Zx0U PEDALEADA GUAYACA (2021)


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How to Cite

Sáenz De Viteri Anzules, C. R. (2021). Urban design: perspectives from cycling for the future of Guayaquil city. Investigación, Tecnología E Innovación, 13(14), 43–57. https://doi.org/10.53591/iti.v13i14.1277