Natalie Schachar

Natalie Schachar is a freelance writer living in Mexico City.

Commuters ride on one of Mexico City's new smog-free double-decker buses.

Mexico City Looks for New Ways to Tame Air Pollution

The city has made strides in clearing up its notorious smog, but progress has stalled in recent years.

Why Mexico City Has Counterflow Bus Lanes

Planners today are rethinking the transit oddity that grew out of car-centric policies from the late ‘70s.

Doody Calls: Will Buenos Aires Ever Learn to Pick Up Its Poo?

Dog poop covers the streets, sidewalks, and parks of Argentina's capital. The city government says it's working on a plan, but it's not easy to change a culture.