“Un país desarrollado no es un lugar donde los pobres tienen automóviles. Es donde los ricos utilizan el transporte público.”
“Una ciudad avanzada no es un lugar donde los pobres se mueven en los coches, sino que es donde incluso los ricos usan el transporte público”.
[Multiple Unsupported Attributions, see source notes and update below]
– Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego, 797th Mayor of Bogotá (Top)
– Enrique Peñalosa Londoño, 793rd and 798th Mayor of Bogotá (Bottom)
Quote Number: 135
Source Notes: After searching for a source for this quote both in English and in Spanish, I cannot find a source anywhere, but I did find the quote used in several places without attribution. However, it has been widely attributed to Gustavo Petro. Translation done with Google Translate.
Update: Upon comment, it was brought to my attention that this quote was misattributed. I searched and found many attributions to Enrique Peñalosa Londoño of a very near similar quote. However, I still could not find any where that listed him as the speaker.