Urbanization in Mexico: Responding to Challenges
Where: Graduate Center, CUNY
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With Mexico now nearly 80% urbanized, Mexican urban planners and citizens face immense challenges from over-congestion of roadways to providing basic services. Although Mexico has generated innovative responses to such challenges, such as creating “double-decker” transit routes for cars and shutting down major portions of the capital for pedestrians and bicyclists, what are the implications of an increasingly urbanized Mexico? What does this means for its citizenry and the nation’s political discourse? How are politicians and urban planners seeking to respond to these challenges?Buy tickets/get more info now