Tag Archives: Guillermo Calderón

Mexico City’s Metro Line 1 to Close

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Mexico City’s 19-kilometer-long Metro Line 1, which runs from Observatorio to Pantitlán, will be closed as of Saturday, July 9, for at least a year, in order to allow for repairs and modernizations, the capital government announced Monday, June 27. The renovation of the line, which transports between 500,000 and 900,000 passengers a day and which connects

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Chinese Technology Kicks into High Gear Across Latin America

XINHUA “I was surprised by the service,” Chilean Cristóbal Velásquez recently said about the Chinese ride-hailing app Didi, which in a short time has gained a firm foothold in Latin America. “While it’s a relatively new app (here), it has spread quickly in Santiago and throughout the whole country,” offering a “safe and economical” alternative to standard ride-sharing services, Velásquez

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Mexico City Adds Chinese Trolleybuses

XINHUA Mexico City has added a fleet of 63 Chinese-made electric trolleybuses to its public transportation system, taking one more step toward electromobility. The buses, made by Yutong, the largest public transportation company in China, began circulating along Eje Central, one of the city’s main arteries of the city, as of Jan. 8. The new trolleybuses are part of Mexico

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