A flashmob in Bogota to demonstrate that using public transport can be friendly!

Date: 11 May 2016
Cat: Colombia

According to some sociologists, modern mode of transport anhilate space and time and generate a permanent fright in travellers” (Despacio) and rarely associated to a convivial place to be. Led by the organization Despacio, an organization from Bogota that has embraced the slow philosophy, a flashmob* was organized on April 2013.

Thanks to the support of the musical program and a chamber choir, the event has successfully demonstrated than travelling by Transmillenio (the emblematic BRT of Bogota) can be an agreeable experience. Be attentive to smiles on every traveler!

Take a look at this unusual, and musically beautiful, moment ! Mission accomplished for Despacio which has already totalized more than 375 000 views on Youtube and thus raised awareness about using public transport to commute !

*flashmob : a group of people mobilized by social media to meet in a public place for the purpose of doing an unusual or entertaining activity of short duration ( dictionnary : http://www.dictionary.com/browse/flash-mob)