The Traffic Mimes

Our recent podcast “Riding the Herd Mentality” featured Antanas Mockus, the former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, who, among other unorthodox methods, hired mimes to tame the city’s unruly traffic. The mimes ridiculed bad behavior and handed out thumbs-up/thumbs-down cards to help people shame bad drivers.  Some photographic evidence:

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(Photos: Courtesy of the Office of Antanas Mockus)


Andrew

Hey, mime - watch this: I took the thumbs-down card you gave me, flipped it over, and - voila! - it's a thumbs-up! You like my driving!

What's that? I can't hear you...you seem frustrated...