a masked luchador and friend push a car out of a crosswalk

While attending the World Bicycle Forum in Medellín, Colombia in 2015, we were honored to meet a real-life superhero: Peatónito, the luchador for the pedestrians in Mexico City. He was a lot of fun to interview, and here’s the result.

Groundswell 6: Wrestling for the Streets from Microcosm Publishing on Vimeo.

Discussion questions:

– Peatónito is an urban planner by day, luchador by night. From where we stand, it looks like his work as a masked superhero is probably more effective in terms of actually changing streets. Why is that?