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The Strange Saga of the Ousted Mayor of Bogotá

Gustavo Petro was impeached after his recycling program failed. The move could very well stifle municipal innovation there.

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How to Design a Happier City

Charles Montgomery's new book finds the intersection of urban policy and well-being.

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When It Comes to Streetcars and Economic Development, There's So Much We Don't Know

Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.

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In Bogotá, Activists Are Fighting Against a Backslide in Pedestrian Safety

The birthplace of the car-free day saw 296 deaths on city streets last year.

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Why Are People Rioting Over Bogota's Public Transit System?

The TransMilenio is among the world's best networks, but that hasn't stopped residents from protesting it again and again.

Postcard From Bogota

Did the mayor cause the collapse of the city's electric company stock? That and other questions answered in today's news round-up

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Crime, Congestion, and Corruption Frame Mayoral Race in Bogota

With the current mayor in jail, a transit-building former mayor is among the election's front-runners