Posts Tagged: Latin America

Successful Regional Dialogues in Latin America on Sustainable Transport Actions to Mitigate Climate Change

On the framework of the 4th Latin-American Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS LAC) Annual Workshop, the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Michelin Challenge Bibendum, as part of the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPCM), and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) organized a Regional dialogue on sustainable transport actions to mitigate climate change, jointly with the LEDS LAC Transport Group and

Colombian Transit-Oriented Development NAMA gains high-level support

With support from the Office of the President and key ministries,  the Colombian TOD NAMA is poised to transform Colombian cities by focusing urban development around transit stations, blending low-income and market-rate housing with commercial uses to create neighborhoods where people can safely walk, live, work, shop and play. The NAMA will link national funding for low-income housing and urban mass transit, cut GHG emissions, bolster the economy and create a 21st century model of urban development.