Mexico-UK PACT announces 2nd round including bikeNcity

We will work with 15 cities across the country.

On Friday, March 19, the 2nd phase of Mexico-UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions) was officially presented. As a part of it is the project proposed by bikeNcity called “Strengthening the design of emerging infrastructure for active mobility in Mexico.” With it, we will work with the local government teams of 15 Mexican cities over the course of a year.

Mexico-UK PACT is a program of the United Kingdom government that is part of the commitment of this country to support developing nations in their response to the challenges and opportunities that climate change brings. For this reason, the UK has partnered with Mexico for collaboration and investment in economic, social and environmental sustainability. Mexico-UK PACT is funded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) through the UK’s International Climate Finance.

The intention of the program in Mexico is to support projects that respond to emerging priorities, while reducing poverty and greenhouse gas emissions. Municipalities are the closest political tool to implement changes in order to improve people’s lives. That is why bikeNcity will work with 15 cities throughout the country, in coordination with Mexico’s Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development (Sedatu) and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat), in order to generate a positive impact in Mexican society, and reduce emissions of local and global pollutants.

The emerging infrastructure project designed by bikeNcity, aims to promote:

  • The execution of projects through the generation of capacities in local governments.
  • Online support and timely monitoring of projects on the field, for their optimal development.
  • The adoption and transmission of knowledge to spread the implementation of active and sustainable mobility projects as actions for adaptation and mitigation of climate change.

For more information on the program, visit the Mexico-UK PACT website.