Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Engaging 11-year olds in urban mobility – Practice makes perfect

This is a wonderful post one from one our interns in Colima, Mexico. Jessica Moore is completing her 6-month stay in the city, where she has been working on community development. Below she shares some invaluable tips that are helpful for … Continue reading

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Colima wins “Change Your World 2011″

Congratulations to Colima! The Colima City Hall, in partnership with Colima’s Institute of Planning (IPCo), was declared a winner last week in the contest Change your World 2011, a contest organized by Global Changemakers and the United Nations. For Colima’s entry … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #1: Emma Cohlmeyer

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~  ~ Name: Emma Cohlmeyer Age: … Continue reading

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The Art of Participatory Planning in Colima

A fabulous video on participatory planning from Imagina Colima! Created by Colin Nekolaichuk, the video features a project by Emma Cohlmeyer. Both Colin and Emma were based in Colima as part of our CIDA IYIP youth internship program.  See the … Continue reading

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Public Perceptions of Bike lanes in Colima

Angeles Olivas is an architect with the Planning Institute of Colima, Mexico, a Sustainable Cities International Network member. She is a recent graduate from a Bachelor’s of Architecture with a specialization in Urban Mobility. She particularly enjoys designing pleasurable spaces for … Continue reading

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