Green Cities

Former Mayor of Bogotá Looks to Democracy to Repair the Urban Fabric of Cities Rich and Poor

Enrique Peñalosa

Just as cities in undeveloped countries face daunting urban and environmental challenges, so do they give rise to remarkable, unexpected solutions. Focusing on improved public transit and public spaces, Mayor Enrique Peñalosa transformed Bogotá, Columbia, into a more pleasant, safe, and sustainable city.