The Jimenez avenue makes part of the historic dowtown of Bogota. Its name comes from the founder of the city: Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada. At present this avenue is known as the environmental axis of the city and only it's permited the transit of the bus system known as Transmilenium. In the past the San Francisco River flowed along the space now occupied by the avenue. The river was channeled in 1930's decade.