Migrants and refugees face the same limitations to basic infrastructure and other government services long endured by local communities.

Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, Paula Rossiasco |

A city of contrasts, Buenos Aires works to integrate informal settlements

Beatriz Eraso Puig, Catherine Lynch |

Safe, Clean, Affordable Transport is the motto of the World Bank’s Transport Sector. Evidence from several analyses for urban transport systems suggests that improving the transport system:…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Motorcycle riders and passengers have long been vulnerable users of motorized transport. In the Americas, with the increasing ownership of motorcycles, given the ease and lower costs, this trend…

Anna Okola |

As porteñas as tango, yellow bicycles from the Buenos Aires’ bike-sharing system have undoubtedly become a part of the urban landmark. In a city dominated by buses and taxis, bicycles have…

Andres Gartner, María Catalina Ochoa |

What do the former South African president and Nobel Prize winner Nelson Mandela and Uruguayan soccer star Diego Forlán have in common? Both of their families have experienced tragedies caused by…

Verónica Raffo |

Tiny homes made of non-reinforced concrete blocks, without columns in the corners or ties where the walls and roof and the walls and foundation meet. These are dwellings that can collapse like a…

Jeannette Fernandez |