Mobility has been the focus of a number of political strategies and mega projects that have transformed the city of Medellin in recent years. This research is concerned with the impact that these radical strategies have had in achieving increasing economic development and socio political integration of Medellin’s inhabitants, beyond the recognized success of these approaches in connecting distant and marginalized areas of the city and increasing citizen’s sense of community.
The general research question for the ‘Mobility and socio-spatial integration’ theme is:
What has been the impact of the innovative mobility strategies on quality of life and social equity?
August 2016 in Medellín, Colombia