|Don't expect it to take you anyplace. The Trolley Cafe, near the Centro Internacional.|
|Nelson in his trolley.|
|The trolley's sign, perhaps |
indicating its final run.
|A trolley bus in their heyday. (Photo by Barry Blumstein)|
|Scrapped trolleys in a Bogotá field.|
(Photo by Pablo Serra.)
|Chronically congested Seventh Ave. today.|
|TM on Caracas Ave.|
Bogotá is debating what sort of transit system to put on Seventh Ave. The sitting (suspended) Mayor Samuel Rojas wants a 'light' version of the Transmilenio system. But others have proposed light rail or trolleys. Electrical-powered vehicles are less expensive to operate and require less maintenance than internal combustion vehicles and also don't pollute. Here's someone's fantastical concept for Ave. Septima.
|Modern high capacity trolleys in Hong Kong.|
|Looking into Bogotá's past - and perhaps its future as well.|