Francisco Vazquez Licea

Why We Need Urban Microcenters In Our Cities

Microcenters would contain the necessary infrastructure for transportation, water, sewage, and power—all in the heart of the city.

In 2010, according to the Living Planet Report, 3,500 million people lived in urban areas and estimates project a doubling of that number, to 6,300 million people by 2050. In Mexico, an alarming growth is taking place in our major cities: Guadalajara City is comingling with municipalities such as El Salto, Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, Tlaquepaque, Tonalá, and Zapopan. Monterrey City is…