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Mexico City: Car Addiction

An Interview with Salvador Herrera Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Transport CTS México


FEB, 2012 Premium Article Interview provided by BNamericas Urban mobility is high on the infrastructure agenda in Mexico. While highways continue to be a priority, the capital and Car Addictionother large cities across the country are looking to implement mass transport systems such as bus rapid transit (BRT) lines. At the heart of Mexico City's transport policy is a contradiction that is typical of the country as a whole. The government is spending big on line 12 of the metro system and has introduced the first Metrobús BRT line in the country, but continues to concession the construction and operation of large toll roads, including the controversial Supervía Sur-Poniente highway. In the following interview, Salvador Herrera, executive director of the center for sustainable transport (CTS), a non-profit organization supportin.....




 
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