STATEMENT: World Resources Institute reacts to $150 million investment in Mexico City sustainable transport
Colaboracion para la modernizacion del transporte publico en la ciudad de Mexico
“We are excited to join Mayor Mancera, the World Bank and other stakeholders in this important new partnership to find new solutions to address the issue of microbuses. Today’s announcement will dramatically improve the lives of millions of people with cleaner, faster, safer transport, and innovative mobility options. Smarter cities are better for people and the planet. We applaud Mayor Mancera and his government for its leadership in making Mexico City a model for sustainable transport around the world. In this year of the Paris climate conference, the city needs to leverage its significant climate-related achievements and get ready to attract new climate finance."
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