Fernando Páez holds a master's degree in Public Administration from the Escuela Superior de Administración Pública in Bogotá, Colombia. He is a specialist in the quality and productivity of transport systems. He has held multiple management positions in Colombian public administration, including...
- Director of Transport SystemsMexico
- Director, Mexico, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesMexico
Adriana Lobo brings more than 13 years of experience in urban and regional transport planning with an emphasis in transport modeling to EMBARQ Mexico. She has directed projects in Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Chile and spent more than 6 years working as a Technical...
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
An historic shift to urban centers has brought opportunity and prosperity to billions—but also daunting challenges. Crippling traffic congestion, worsening air pollution and an ever-growing demand for reliable mobility services plague many cities, with direct consequences for people, from...
- projectNew mobility services have the potential to positively redefine urban mobility—if they can better meet the diverse needs of all residents.
On October 10-12, WRI México hosted the XII International Congress on Cities and Transport in Mexico City.
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.