- The population is projected to grow by 13% between now and 2030.
- The Valle de México needs to improve the supply of new and affordable housing.
- The barriers to the development of the rental market should be removed.
- Focus needed on central, accessible neighbourhoods to reduce commuting & increase labour mobility.
- The fragmentation of the transport system needs to be addressed.
- The Metropolitan Commission of Transport and Roads (COMETRAVI) should be restored and improved.
- A common framework is needed for metropolitan mobility.
- Better co-ordination required among those responsible for transport, urban planning and housing policy
WATER, AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT
- There is a need to introduce environmental guidelines, and standards in land-use planning, mobility, urban regeneration, housing and urban infrastructure.
- Governance arrangements in the Valle de México are complex and fragmented.
- Difficult to succeed in global competition if regions work at cross-purposes.
NEW MEXICO CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NAICM)
- Offers a chance to practice a metropolitan approach.
- Opportunity to position Mexico City as an international aviation hub.
- Opportunity to boost economic development, urban regeneration, and urban mobility.
- Opportunity to invigorate metropolitan co-ordination.