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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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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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Sustainable Cities at the UCLG Congress in Mexico

Jane McRae is the Chief Executive Officer at Sustainable Cities Last week I attended the 3rd United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Congress in Mexico City. Sustainable Cities was recently contracted by UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) to write a chapter on … Continue reading

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See you in Mexico City!

Sustainable Cities will be in Mexico City to attend the UCLG Congress this week, along with Member City Representatives from San Jose, Metro Vancouver, Colima, Durban, Dakar and Dar es Salaam. We’ll be having a special meeting with representatives from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities : PLUS Network City Chihuahua Receives National Funding for BRT

The city of Chihuahua has will receive funding from the National Fund for Infrastructure and Public Transport, to implement Chihuahua’s “Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan”.  The funds of $18.8 million CAD will be used by the state’s recently elected government, whose … Continue reading

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