Bogotá

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Overview - Bogotá

Located in the Bogatá Savannah, Bogotá is the capital of and the largest city by population in Colombia. It has approximately 7,412,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Bogotá metropolitan area (Bogotá Savannah) comprised 10,700,000 residents as of the 2018 DANE census estimate.


Bogota's rapid transit network consists of 12 bus rapid transit lines and a gondola lift service.

TransMilenio

Opened 2000, TransMilenio consists of 12 bus rapid transit lines that serve the city of Bogotá and the surrounding suburbs in Cundinamarca. Colors and numerical identifiers on services are for the Zone served, with the exception of 8 primary trunk services that serve the bus rapid transit infrastructure. We will focus on the lines instead of the services.

Troncal Caracas

TransMilenio Troncal Caracas is an 8 km bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Calle 76 in the north to Tercer Milenio in the south, serving 14 stations. In the north, services through-operate onto Troncal Autonorte and Troncal Calle 80. In the south, services through-operate onto Troncal Caracas Sur. Services also through-operate onto other intersecting trunk corridors. Services 3 and 8 serve the entire corridor while Service 6 serves most of the corridor.


Troncal Caracas was opened in December 2000.

Troncal Autonorte

TransMilenio Troncal Autonorte is a 12 km bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Terminal in the north to Héroes in the south, serving 17 stations. In the south, services through-operate onto Troncal Caracas, Troncal NQS Central, and Troncal Calle 80. Service 8 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Autonorte was opened in December 2000 and the latest extension was to Terminal.

Troncal Suba

TransMilenio Troncal Suba is a 9.6 km bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Portal de Suba in the north to San Martín in the south, serving 14 stations. In the south, services through-operate onto Troncal NQS Central, and Troncal Calle 80. Service 7 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Suba was opened in April 2006.

Troncal Calle 80

TransMilenio Troncal Calle 80 is a 7.5 km bus rapid transit line on a Northwest-Southeast alignment. It runs from Portal de la 80 in the northwest to Polo in the southeast, serving 13 stations. In the south, services through-operate onto Troncal NQS Central, Troncal Suba, Troncal Autonorte, and Troncal Caracas. Service 6 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Calle 80 was opened in December 2000.

Troncal NQS Central

TransMilenio Troncal NQS Central is a 11.5 km bus rapid transit line on a North-South alignment. It runs from La Castellana in the north to Tygua-San José in the south, serving 13 stations. In the north, services through-operate onto Troncal Calle 80, Troncal Suba, and Troncal Autonorte. In the south, services through-operate onto Troncal NQS Sur and Troncal Carrera 10. Services also through-operate onto other intersecting trunk corridors. Services 4 and 7 serve most of the corridor.


Troncal NQS Central was opened in July 2005.

Troncal Américas

TransMilenio Troncal Américas is a 12.7 km bus rapid transit line on an East-West alignment. It runs from Portal de las Américas in the west to Av. Jiménez in the east, serving 18 stations. In the east, services through-operate onto Troncal Eje Ambiental and Troncal Caracas. Service 5 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Américas was opened in December 2003.

Troncal NQS Sur

TransMilenio Troncal NQS Sur is a 13 km bus rapid transit line on an East-West alignment. It runs from San Mateo in Soacha in the west to Comuneros in the east, serving 17 stations. In the east, services through-operate onto Troncal NQS Central. Service 4 serves the entire corridor except for the western portion into Soacha.


Troncal NQS Sur was opened in September 2005. The latest extension was to San Mateo in December 2013.

Troncal Caracas Sur

TransMilenio Troncal Caracas Sur is a 16.75 km bus rapid transit line on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Hospital in the northeast to Portal del Tunal and Portal de Usme in the southwest, serving 16 stations. In the northeast, services through-operate onto Troncal Caracas and Troncal NQS Central. Service 3 serves the entire corridor except for the Tunal branch.


Troncal Caracas Sur was opened in December 2000?. The latest extension was to Portal del Tunal in February 2002.

Troncal Eje Ambiental

TransMilenio Troncal Eje Ambiental is a 1.5 km bus rapid transit line on an East-West alignment. It runs from Av. Jiménez in the west to Las Aguas in the east, serving 3 stations. In the west, services through-operate onto Troncal Caracas and Troncal Américas.


Troncal Eje Ambiental was opened in December 2000?.

Troncal Calle 26/El Dorado

TransMilenio Troncal Calle 26/El Dorado is a 10.8 km bus rapid transit line on a Northwest-Southeast alignment. It runs from Portal Eldorado in the northwest to Universidades in the southeast, serving 14 stations. Services also through-operate onto other intersecting trunk corridors. Service 1 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Calle 26/El Dorado was opened in 2012.

Troncal Carrera Décima (10)

TransMilenio Troncal Carrera Décima is a 6.5 km bus rapid transit line on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from San Diego in the northeast to Portal 20 de Julio in the southwest, serving 10 stations. In the northeast, services through-operate onto Troncal Carrera Séptima. Services also through-operate onto other intersecting trunk corridors. Service 2 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Carrera Décima was opened in October 2012.

Troncal Carrera Séptima (7)

TransMilenio Troncal Carrera Séptima is a 0.5 km bus rapid transit line on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Museo Nacional in the northeast to Troncal Carrera Décima in the southeast, serving 1 station. In the southwest, services through-operate onto Troncal Carrera Décima. Service 2 serves the entire corridor.


Troncal Carrera Séptima was opened in October 2013.

TransMiCable

Opened 2018, TransMiCable consists of a gondola lift service that serves the city of Bogotá.

TransMiCable Ciudad Bolívar

TransMiCable Ciudad Bolívar is an 3.34 km gondola lift service on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Portal del Tunal in the northeast to Mirador del Paraíso in the southwest, serving 4 stations.


TransMiCable was opened in December 2018.

References & Helpful Links

TransMilenio at Wikipedia | TransMilenio at Wikipedia.es

TransMiCable at Wikipedia | TransMiCable at Wikipedia.es

Official Website for TransMilenio and TransMiCable: TransMilenio


Maps

Official System Map - TransMilenio [Last Accessed April 11, 2021]


Other Sources

Bogotá, Colombia at BRTDATA.org


Other Websites


External Citations

Asset Notes

All colors taken from Mi Plan de Viaje zone overview as of April 11, 2021.


Last Updated: Apr 24, 2021

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