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Enrique Peñalosa: Sustainable and Egalitarian Urban Development Policy

Henry Kaufman Management Center, Room 1-70, New York University - New York, NY, USA
Apr 4, 2003

"NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service's Wagner Environmental Policy & Action (WEPA), The Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS), The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, & Net Impact at the Stern School of Business Present:

Enrique Peñalosa

Former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia and current Visiting Scholar at New York University

Speaking about sustainable and egalitarian urban development policy

Friday, April 4th
6-7:30 pm (with a reception to follow)

NYU?s Henry Kaufman Management Center, Room 1-70
44 West 4th Street

Enrique Peñalosa served as mayor of Bogota from 1998-2001, during which time he led a massive effort to improve the infrastructure of Bogota's marginal neighborhoods, promoting high citizen involvement. His administration spearheaded large improvements to the city center by instituting! a successful bus rapid transit system, creating parks and bicycle paths, planting trees, promoting public spaces, and restricting the use of private automobiles in the city. Mr. Peñalosa is currently a Visiting Scholar at New York University. He is researching and writing a book on a new urban-development model for the Third World, which covers fields such as transportation, land use and housing for the poor, pollution abatem! ent and public space.

Space for this event is limited. RSVP to with your name and school / organization.

**For non-NYU affiliated guests, please present photo identification to the security guard upon entrance to the Kaufman Management Center"



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