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2018-01-16

MOBILIZE 2017 SANTIAGO - The Summit Report is now available on line. 

This report is an overview of some key themes that emerged from the second annual MOBILIZE Summit that took place in Santiago, Chile in June 28-30, 2017.

This sustainable urban transportation gathering was organized by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in co-operation with the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. Representatives from both networks, as well as other transportation practitioners from around the world, participated in three days of discussion around the summit theme Just and Inclusive Cities Become the New Normal.

The report is written by Christina Olsen, Program Director, Meeting of the Minds.

Link to the reportPDF (pdf, 7.8 MB)

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