Congresos de la Universitat Politècnica de València, CIT2016. Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte

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Sustainability in urban transport plans. Case study: Monorail in a hillside area in Medellín
Juan Diego Pineda Jaramillo

Última modificación: 04-06-2016


One of the most important concepts today is the incorporation of sustainability in urban transport plans. This paper presents the importance that sustainable urban transport plans must have on mobility policy in cities. It also shows the factors that make a transportation mode like urban railway be sustainable. Finally, the Monorail project in the Metropolitan Green Belt (Medellín-Colombia) is presented, showing its implication on the mobility in this low-income region and its integration with urban and regional plans.



Palabras clave

Sustainable transport systems; Monorail; Environment; Economy; Social equity

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