A great TED talk by Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia who did so much to help transform the city through rapid improvements to the cities bus and cycle infrastructure. The title of his talk is
“An advanced city is not one where even the poor use cars, but rather one where even the rich use public transport,” argues Enrique Peñalosa. In this spirited talk, the former mayor of Bogotá shares some of the tactics he used to change the transportation dynamic in the Colombian capital… and suggests ways to think about building smart cities of the future.
Enrique Peñalosa was the mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, between 1998 and 2000. He advocates for sustainability and mobility in the cities of the future.