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A mayor has taken over as president and the country is trying take a leadership role on regional urban issues. But a decade and a half after a devastating economic crisis, Argentine urban strategy is up in the air.
Sergio Elguezábal October 3, 2016

A five-year effort to improve public education in the Argentine capital features laptops for students and higher teacher salaries, according to the Brookings Institution.

May 5, 2015

The commuter rail system that serves Buenos Aires is receiving a major overhaul after years of neglect that culminated with a deadly accident, CityMetric reports.

December 1, 2014
Trash pickers have long been the main recyclers in Argentina’s capital. Once marginalized, their work is now being formalized as part of a new waste management system.
Kristie Robinson October 16, 2014

Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Santiago and Medellín offer some attractive advantages for startups, but downsides can include bureaucracy and economic instability, Gigaom reports. 

September 10, 2014
Walter Hook, CEO of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, tells Citiscope where the BRT movement has been and where it's going.
Christopher Swope March 5, 2014
La Avenida 9 de Julio solía tener 20 carriles para el tráfico. Cuatro de ellos han sido cedidos a un nuevo sistema de autobús de tránsito rápido (BRT) — y es una señal del nuevo estrategia sobre movilidad urbano en el capital de Argentina.
Marcela Valente March 3, 2014
Avenida 9 de Julio used to have 20 lanes of traffic. A new bus rapid transit system now occupies four of those lanes — and signals a new way of thinking about urban mobility in the Argentine capital.
Marcela Valente March 3, 2014
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