Unfortunately, the solution's pretty radical - and ugly.
|Pedestrians cross the Ave. Caracas beside a TransMilenio station. Note the anti-fare-jumper barrier on the right.|
|Jump this wall! (Also on Ave. Caracas). The opportunity to save a few thousand pesos tempted many to risk their lives.|
|However, on Carrera 10 the stations lack barriers.|
|Young men rrace across and leap onto the bus platform.|
|Well, maybe not such an acrobatic leap....|
|That's quite an athletic leap!|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours