A seminar by Jonas Hagen, of Columbia University, on the Neighborhood Slow Zones program in New York City.
A joint seminar by Victoria A. Beard (Fellow, WRI and Associate Professor, Cornell University), Ricardo Valencia (Iniciativa Regional para el Reciclaje Inclusivo), and Gonzalo Roqué (Fundación Avina) on informal economy and waste pickers in cities in the global South.
A seminar lead by Kayleigh Campbell of the World Bank on accessibility across mobility modes in cities of low-income countries.
A seminar lead by Carlos Mojica on experiences of specific cases on Latin America in which BRT projects have faced unforeseen technical, financial, political or legal problems.
A seminar led by Roberto Claudio, Mayor of Fortaleza, Brazil, on his experiences as the leader of Fortaleza city since 2013.
A seminar led by Cynthia Goytia, professor and director of the Urban and Housing Policy Research Center at the University of Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
A seminar led by Luís Bettencourt, Director of the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago, on sustainable urban development.
A seminar led by David Ward on the impact of autonomous vehicles on air quality and safety.
A seminar led by Marty Chen on developing inclusive cities for the urban working poor
A seminar led by Nora Libertun de Duren on housing issues in Latin America
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