The session organized by ECLAC has the objective of discussing sustainable public mobility, with a focus on the energy transition of public bus mobility systems and how this process is articulated with urban and metropolitan planning. The panel is organized within the framework of the Project “Inclusive, sustainable and intelligent cities within the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean”, executed by ECLAC in conjunction with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ ) and funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The project is part of the ECLAC/BMZ-GIZ cooperation program.
15:00 – 15:50 (Guadalajara time, Mexico – GTM-5)
16:00 – 16:50 (Santiago time, Chile – GTM-4)
Opening (5 minutes)
Moderator – Diego Aulestia Valencia, Head of the Urban Settlements Unit – ECLAC.
Part I. Institutionality of sustainable mobility (25 minutes)
• Claudia Acosta, Urban Land Policy Expert at Fundação Getulio Vargas and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
• Emerson Roque, Manager of the Sustainable Urban Development Project in the Metropolitan Area of San Salvador.
• Bruno Lana – Economic Affairs Officer of the Division of Sustainable Development and Human Settlements – ECLAC.
• Paola Tapia Salas, Director of Metropolitan Public Transport of Santiago, Chile.
Part II. Opportunities of the link between sustainable mobility and urban planning (20 minutes)
Round of questions from the moderator to the panelists