Category Archives: Los Cabos

The Quiet Evolution of Water Planning

Erik Porse is a Ph.D. candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to analysis and modeling of innovative water management designs in cities. Eric is the newest addition to … Continue reading

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Cycling infrastructure in Cabo San Lucas: strategy, challenges and opportunities

By Simon L’Allier ~ ~ The majority of my time working with IMPLAN Los Cabos has been spent planning a network of bicycle infrastructure for the city of Cabo San Lucas. This blog entry outlines the general strategy that I … Continue reading

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Planting the Seeds for Community Engagement in Los Cabos: A Comprehensive Approach to Urban Development

By Daniel Ross ~~ One of the most fundamental concepts to any multi-stakeholder process is the enormous contribution that citizens can have. The people who live, work, and play in and around public spaces possess expert knowledge as to how … Continue reading

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SCI launches infrastructure costs and urban growth management guide

Meeting the infrastructure needs of a rapidly growing population can often overwhelm the capacity of a city to pay for new infrastructure while maintaining its existing stock of roads, water and wastewater facilities, schools and other public facilities and services. … Continue reading

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Counting the Cost of Urban Growth

By Margaret McKenzie “Many cities don’t take cost into account when making long term decisions about their future growth patterns” says Patricia Gordon Director of Sustainable Cities International Cities Network. “We know that compact development costs less and numerous, respected … Continue reading

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When the rubber hits the (paved) road

Simon L’Allier has just begun his 6-month CIDA internship with SCI, where his work will focus on greenway planning. ~ ~ The need of transportation is common to every human being on the planet. Whether it is the tiniest village … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Views….from the rooftops of Latin America….

Sara Pilote has just spent 6 months in Los Cabos as an SCI CIDA intern. She reflects on her time there in her lovely blog piece below. Thanks, Sara! ~ ~ One of the things that I like the most here … Continue reading

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Designing for tourists – prioritizing the beautiful over the practical

Sara Pilote is completing a 6-month internship in our newest member city, Los Cabos, Mexico. Her work will focus on greenway planning. ~  ~ I think it’s the first time of my life that I am living in a city which … Continue reading

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