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Despacio is part of the Sustainable Transport Award selection committee. Every year, the award is given to a different city for its leadership, vision, and achievements in sustainable transport and urban planning during the past year. More than ten cities have won the award since its start in 2005. The committee...

As part of the Ecomobility World Festival 2015 in Johannesburg, Executive Director Carlosfelipe Pardo wrote an article titled  "Promoting sustainable mobility – key theoretical and practical issues". The article looks at how to promote sustainable transport, particularly in changing people's attitudes and behavior. Pardo therefore proposed different practices...

Despacio recently translated a GIZ report on the role of open data in sustainable transport into Spanish.  The report includes a definition of open data, its relevance to public transit, and its applicability to developing countries. The publication was released last Friday in anticipation of the Hackathon on November...

The second phase of Catharsis Bogotá (a joint initiative of Despacio and El Espectador) focuses on mobility, one of the main urban problems identified in the first phase of the project. The survey received 504 responses to the following question: What are you willing to do to...

Along with GIZ, SUTP and ICLEI Ecomobility Alliance, Despacio created a course about urban development and transportation for more equitable cities. 40 attendees from 7 countries actively participated in the lectures and the practical activity based on the course materials. The course was directed towards engineers,...

In addition to Despacio, the organizations that supported this event were: Bridging the Gap Initiative, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Ford Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank y Institute for Transportation Development and Policy. The main objective was to show the importance...

During this event, a group of climate change experts and the audience evaluated the pertinence and effectiveness of the goals set in the sustainable transport Results Framework, a document being prepared with the aim of including sustainable transport in the United Nation’s Post-2015 Development Agenda....