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
SLoCaT took part in two large events related to sustainable transport in Latin America. The first of these was the CTS Embarq Congress on Sustainable Transport that took place during the week of october 13 in Mexico City, the second was the Latin American Congress of Public Transport (CLATPU) during the week of october 19 in Rosario, Argentina.
The Santiago Transport Green Zone (STGZ) is comprised of four specific initiatives to promote low carbon emission transport modes that would be implemented within a defined area in downtown of Santiago, Chile.
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.