The system added that the bus fleet that covers the demand of users in this area of the city will counterflow from the Avenida Rojas station to Carrera 33. Courtesy: twitter.com/TransMilenio
The Massive Public Transportation System of Bogotá, TransMilenio, announced through its social networks that after controlling the blockades to the system on Calle 26, service was resumed at all stations on the Avenida El Dorado trunk line and enabled the passage for the fleet through the exclusive lane.
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From this, the stations of Recinto Ferial, Quinta Paredes, Gobernación, CAN, Salitre and El Tiempo are enabled for access to the system by users who move through this area.
The blockade that occurred in this area of the city was carried out by students from the National University, who, through networks, had expressed non-conformity in various matters of the Ministry of Education and for this reason, called a mobilization to move to its headquarters. (Calle 43 No. 57 – 14) and demand their rights.
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Nearly 400 students generated a sit-in in mediations of the Ministry of Education, demanding that the national government develop and implement a comprehensive reform that guarantees the participation for decision-making of the educational community.
A representative of the national entity responded to the call by the students, not only from the National University, but from other public institutions, to start a dialogue and contribute to the mobility order of Bogotá.
With a cutoff at 3:35 pm, the system added that the bus fleet that covers the demand of users in this area of the city will counterflow from the Avenida Rojas station to Carrera 33.
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For this reason, it informed all users that due to the blockades that are being carried out in the National University sector and the security measures taken by the system, the operation will be affected and there will be delays in the routes.
For its part, Tránsito Bogotá tweeted at 3:30 pm, “At this time, protesters begin their journey to the Ministry of Education. It affects the road.”