These are the projects that will be carried out with the construction of the San Cristóbal Aerial Cable
With the first drilling in the asphalt of the Portal 20 de Julio, the mayor, Claudia López, and the director of the Urban Development Institute, Diego Sánchez Fonseca, Work began on the mega road project in the south east of the capital: The San Cristóbal Aerial Cable.
The mega project, which is set to be delivered to the inhabitants of the fourth town of Bogotá in February 2026, It will have a length of 2.8 kilometers and three points on its journey, which will begin in the TransMilenio Portal of July 20will have a station in the neighborhood The victory and will end its journey in the sector of Altamira.
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“We came to build on what was built, not to stop or damage. The aerial cable is to the neighborhoods and mountains of Bogotá, what the subway is to the flat part of the city (…) We want to express our gratitude to the people of this area of the city and be accountable, and that is why I come, with great pride, to say that we fulfilled them in the Mayor's Office,” explained the mayor.
However, this will not be the only work that the IDU will be carrying out in that sector of the city, as López confirmed on Tuesday, October 24. The president added that in San Cristóbal they will build 17,800 m² new public space.
The IDU highlighted that the mega-work will arrive with a Comprehensive Revitalization Project which will benefit the more than 400,000 citizens who live in the mountains of the south-west of the capital.
According to the entity, this is a project that includes the recovery of public space, social housing, greening, cultural and educational centers, and other social services.
The agency stated that in All three stations will have environments that will guarantee inclusive corridors, comfortable and accessible for children, women with babies, older adults and the disabled population.
Added to this is that at the Altamira neighborhood station, the entity has structured a space of equipment and housing that allows the revitalization of the project's surrounding areas and make educational spaces official, Care Block and other series of services for that community.
“The Care Block that will remain in Altamira will be one of the most beautiful that Bogotá has. There, women will finish, for example, their high school diploma, because it is never too late to study. The Apples of Care are there to give life and opportunities back to the women who have sacrificed so much, because we must give them life, breathing and rest,” López added.
Based on what is contemplated by the IDU and the López administration, in that locality Two Care Blocks will be built and the revitalization of the following parks will be built:
- La Joyita, with a progress of 52% of the work
- Bello Horizonte: with a progress of the work of 57%
- Macaws: with a progress of the work of 60%
These new and improved parks will have equipment such as pedestrian paths, viewpoints, small squares, recreational sports areas, green areas with trees, landscaping, children's games, extension of public space, among other services.
Likewise, another of the projects contemplated will be the delivery of the Mirador Altamira Chiguaza, with a work progress of 60%, which will go from being a space used as a parking lot to a territory for recreation, meeting, landscaping and environmental recovery.
Another of the work packages that will be carried out in San Cristóbal is the intervention of the Victoria and La Gloria parks, and three road circuits to improve access to the Cable Aéreo: race 5A between Portal 20 de Julio and Plaza del Divino Niño; that of Victoria, which will facilitate entry to that station and the Altamira circuit.
The Secretary of Habitat, Nayda Rangel, clarified that the Comprehensive Revitalization project around the San Cristóbal Aerial Cable It also advances in the technical, administrative and financial structuring of the so-called “Care Equipment Nodes”, both from Altamira and La Gloria.
“In Altamira there will be a 'zero kilometer' Care Block, as well as corridors that will be intervened so that people reach the station safely. The investment will be 250,000 million pesos, in the Care Block, and will have a kindergarten, Science and Technology Center, exhibition hall, library, among other spaces,” the official explained.
Based on the official, the nodes consist of enabling services to extend the deficit of social welfare and community development in the most vulnerable territories that are registered in the fourth locality and that are close to the aerial cable system.
These services will bring, starting in 2025, community kitchens, police stations, early childhood education centers, a library, a Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra center, a Día Center, a Crecer Center and shopping and gastronomy areas.
In turn, the Ministry of Habitat and the Urban Renewal Company (ERU) structured a project to build social interest housingwhich will benefit the communities in the sector adjacent to the cable.
“This strategy involves actions and projects for new housing, as well as improvements to existing housing, interventions to beautify the neighborhoods surrounding the cable and relocation to the same area of the population that may be affected by the same construction of the aerial cable on the properties. where he currently lives,” the agency said.
Finally, with this project, the development of possible new housing projects was proposed:
- 1,116 new VIS homes
- 476 new VIP homes
- 1,528 m² of new public space
- 6,433 m² private equipment (areas for community services)
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