This is, believe it or not, the second photo shows one of Bogotá's Ciclorutas. The people using its walls as seats and the vendors using it as sales area, don't seem to know it. On the right, a Cicloruta that's a little more useful for cyclists.
Here's a rogues gallery of Bogotá ciclorutas: http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/creativeapps/slideShow/Main.jsp?albumId=105290780212&ownerId=344647250212&token=705290780212%3A1654943581
Mike Ceaser runs Bogota Bike ToursBogota Bike Tours www.bogotabiketours.com