Mexico

Reviving the City: How an Asphalt Plant Turned Into a Public Park

By |2021-02-22T13:22:08+01:00June 21st 2018|Green & Smart Development, , , , , |

In Mexico City, residents organised to convince the city government to build a public park instead of developing an area for office buildings. The Parque Imán can serve as an example for successfully greening neighbourhoods, and reclaiming public space in a participatory and transparent manner.

Towards sustainable cities: Implementing the NDCs and SDGs at the local level

By |2018-08-02T15:15:46+02:00November 15th 2017|Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates, Green & Smart Development, , , , , , , , , |

Cities and urban settlements play a key role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the commitments of the Paris Agreement. Nathaly Arguto and Stella Schroeder cast a spotlight on projects from Latin America, the region with the highest rate of urbanisation in the world, that contribute to implementing the global agendas for sustainability.

“This is a very good moment for change” – Interview with Jorge Wolpert, former Executive Director of Urban Development, Land and Housing in Mexico

By |2017-10-14T15:29:57+02:00February 28th 2017|Global Urban Debates, Governance & Finance, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, , , , , |

In an interview with URBANET, former Executive Director of Urban Development, Land and Housing of Mexico's Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial & Urban Development (Sedatu). Jorge Wolpert explains what specific challenges Mexican cities are facing in terms of sustainable urban development.

Cycling in Bogotá and electric buses in Mexico City: CFF announces pilot projects

By |2021-02-23T14:00:16+01:00September 8th 2016|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban Mobility, , , , |

C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF) have announced their first pilot projects for low-carbon, resilient transportation in megacities. Bogotá and Mexiko City will be implementing new bicycle roads and electric bus services.

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