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Improving Water Security Helps Reduce the Gender Gap in Mexico City

  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
A woman selling snacks from a cart in the middle of a busy plaza in Mexico City.
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
Initiatives

TUMI E-Bus Mission

Transmilenio electric transit bus charging at an electric bus depot in Bogota, Colombia

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity

Mexico Adds Fundamental Right to Mobility to Its Constitution

  • Top Outcome: 2020
  • Urban Mobility
Bikers, skateboarders and cars coexist in Merida, Mexico. Photo by Megapress/Alamy
  • Top Outcome: 2020
  • Urban Mobility
Windmills
  • JT Sector: Renewables
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

TheCityFix Labs México Refines Financing Strategies for Sustainable Infrastructure

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development

Mexico City Launches Challenge to Reduce Energy Consumption in Buildings

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. Photo by Pedro Szekely/Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2018
High-rise construction in Mexico City. Photo by Lars Plougmann, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Initiatives
Women community members plant newly matured seedlings in Sumatra, Indonesia

Building a More Competitive Mexico City Through Energy Efficiency

  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • transportation
Mexico City skyline. Photo by Storkholm Photography/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • transportation

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

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