The government’s goal was to make private vehicles only one of many options for transportation, fostering the implementation of carpooling when possible. To do that, we needed to invest in sustainable mobility with safe, connected and quality public transportation. This included more space for mobility options like Metrobús and Ecobici, enough space to promote the use of private bicycles and sustainable buses to replace the current minibus fleet. We also balanced the use of private and public transportation in Mexico City by publishing new parking standards in July 2017. One of these standards eliminated the obligation for parking space delimitation in new developments in an effort to better organize the city’s parking layout. Many international studies show that bad planning of parking lots and an excess of them can lead to additional traffic. These standards are the most important the city has published in recent years.
At the First National Forum of Mobility Authorities, experts discussed the need to rescue the public transportation system in Mexico.
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The pandemic has made evident the need to migrate to more sustainable ways of living and begin a sustainable revolution.
Executive Director of WRI Mexico
Mexico, eighth in the world for road mortality, requires greater legality and a change of federal laws to achieve a sustainable and safe mobility…
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The World Resources Institute (WRI) has a global presence and focuses on creating wellbeing and economic opportunities for people.
Deputy Minister of Planning
Cities often offer a better quality of life and access to job opportunities than rural areas, causing a major shift in the country’s demographics.
Mexico Urban Sustainability Summit 2016: Technology Trends That Facilitate the Transformation of Mobility panel highlights