Head On Collision on the Carrera Septima, Bogota

Bogota’s traffic today was eternal, unmoving and riddled with accidents, but the most evocative sight I spied as I inched along the Carrera Septima towards downtown was this poor guy, head on resting against the back of a bus. In fact, I am actually pretty pleased I was bumper to bumper at this moment to Read more about Head On Collision on the Carrera Septima, Bogota[…]

Will the Bogota Transit Police Stand up to the Bus Companies?

Is it wrong that I smirk and my tiny cast iron heart quivers contentedly when I see that members of the Bogota Transit Police have finally come to their senses and pulled over a public bus for some infraction or another? Bogota Public 1 – Bus Company 0. Small victories. But frankly it’s not enough. Read more about Will the Bogota Transit Police Stand up to the Bus Companies?[…]

Bogota’s Transport: Indifference and Corruption.

On the back of an opinion piece I penned some days ago, I find myself wondering about the state of Bogota and what the future has in store for the Colombian capital. I mentioned that problems of noise contamination and pollution so frequently discussed in the mainstream media here are distinctly first world issues and Read more about Bogota’s Transport: Indifference and Corruption.[…]

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