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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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A failed workshop…turns around

Andrea Friedman is working in Colima, Mexico on Local Initiatives El Instituto de Planeación del Municipio de Colima, with the support of Sustainable Cities is working on a master plan to improve connectivity and public space around a railway. We’ve … Continue reading

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A small city with big plans

Brendan Baines is working in Colima, México in Networking and Partnerships The world of development is filled with admirable people who are driven to affect change with limited resources. Most focus on what they can do, few focus on what … Continue reading

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The Dichotomy of Development – Community Vs. Individual

Thoughts on international Migration from the World Youth Conference by Brendan Baines. The World Youth Conference in León, México is an event set up to engage youth around the world on 13 issues of development (one of which being international … Continue reading

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Life on the Other Side of the Bridge

The Sustainable Cities interns at El Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima in Colima, Mexico are investigating the social, economic and psychological impacts of living on the ‘wrong’ side of the tracks. Connecting the port of Manzanillo to Guadalajara, this … Continue reading

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