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Verde Vertical has added greenery to more than 400 public spaces across the megacity, CCTV America reports. 

November 30, 2016

The inaugural Milan Pact Awards recognized eight cities on five continents for efforts to address inequity with access to nourishing food. 

October 25, 2016

A Mexican startup has teamed with LoJack on a fleet of unmanned aircraft that can augment law enforcement, Fusion.net reports. 

May 24, 2016

A sharp increase in ozone levels is occurring despite anti-pollution efforts, PRI reports. 

May 18, 2016
The city's Public Space Authority is unique in Latin America and a model for cities around the world.
Gregory Scruggs March 31, 2016
Key talks took place in Mexico City on 9-11 March, aimed at figuring out how to pay for the New Urban Agenda.
Gregory Scruggs March 14, 2016
Months of local gatherings on women’s safety culminated in a Mexico City event aimed at offering input on the New Urban Agenda.
Gregory Scruggs November 30, 2015
Urban Thinkers Campus participants advocated for periodic reviews and even sanctions if nations don’t comply with obligations stemming from Habitat III.
Emilio Godoy November 25, 2015

Mexico City will serve as both host and laboratory for the second annual summit for chief resilience officers, according to the Rockefeller Foundation. 

November 10, 2015
An experiment in fostering culture change tries to make riding transit safer for women.
Ana Arana September 10, 2015
The mayor of Mexico's capital city is taking a number of steps against public officials taking bribes.
Ana Arana May 7, 2015
Laboratorio para la Ciudad is the latest city innovation lab to hit the global urban scene. It’s created a place to invent and test new ideas but some say it’s not focused enough on the needs of the urban poor.
Ana Arana August 1, 2014

Turning streets over to bikes once a week sparked wider efforts to promote physical activity and non-motorized transport, The City Fix reports.

July 4, 2014

Gerardo designs mobile parklets to make Mexico City safer to walk in.

June 13, 2014

Azoteas verdes, or green roofs, cleanse Mexico City’s air by adding oxygen and filtering out pollutants, the Guardian reports. 

May 12, 2014

Rising obesity rates are prompting some major Latin American cities to lure more people outdoors, The City Fix reports.

April 15, 2014

It’s not quite Amsterdam, but bicycle culture is growing in a big way in a number of Latin American cities, Inter Press Service reports.

December 25, 2013

The Laboratory for the City aims to create new avenues of civic interaction with the municipal government and invent new ways to design public spaces, according to Forbes.

November 26, 2013
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