The Carolina Transportation Program is pleased to support a public lecture by Enrique Peñalosa Londoño, former mayor of Bogotá and world renowned expert on public transportation and urban development.
For more information, visit RETHINKING GLOBAL CITIES: BOGOTA
Enrique Peñalosa Londoño is a Colombian politician, former Mayor of the City of Bogota, and a presidential candidate for the Columbia 2014 electoral contest. In 2009, he was elected President of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). During his tenure as Mayor (1998-2001), the City of Bogotá endured an urban transformation and the implementation of a mass transit project that revolutionized and multiplied the use of public space for democratic means. Peñalosa now advises cities throughout the world, such as Cape Town, Denver, Berkeley, Seattle, Melbourne, and Sao Paulo.