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Transport Economics: Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

Geoff Riley

27th June 2013

Over five million cars swamp the streets of Mexico City but the authorities are attempting to build the infrastructure of a sustainable transport network. Critics claim that they are not moving fast enough. As vehicle ownership climbs, Deborah Bonello from the Financial Times reports on the Mexican capital's battle to curb car use. Activists such as the masked El Peatónito (Little Pedestrian) are pressing for a cultural shift and a radical improvement in public transport


Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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