|A pickup truck stopped across Jimenez Ave. blocks a line of TransMilenio buses.|
But until then, the city could take specific measures which would at least remove pointless obstacles to traffic flow - such as fining vehicles for stopping inside intersections. Cars don't do this in other, civilized, cities. But in Bogotá, stopping inside intersections is a routine part of driving - even tho the offending driver advances only a few meters, but blocks dozens or hudreds of other people.
|Cars and motorcycles stopped inside the intersection of Calle 13 and Ave. Caracas block pedestrians from crossing the street.|
|Don't stop here. A Yellow Box in an intersection in the tiny Arab nation of Qatar. You're supposed to get fined if you stop inside the box.|
|Cars form gridlock near La Candelaria.|
|A taxi blocks a line of TransMilenio buses on Jimenez Ave.|