In Mexico, interesting attempts regarding participative citizenship and urban planning have been taking place. There is not a long tradition of consulting the population for mobility or urban infrastructure plans, but this is crucial for achieving sustainability. Though in most part of this country, democracy doesn’t go beyond than direct representation, this has started to change. People are raising their voices to incise on public policy. Grassroots initiatives are starting to be heard in the largest cities of the country, making way for other cities to join in.

Guadalajara has stepped into the scene by planning the most extensive cycle…

Daniela Chávez Mendoza

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