Mexico

Governing details a historic new infrastructure addition across the Rio Grande in Texas. The railroad crossing required a massive coordinated effort—just on the U.S. side of the border.
Apr 9, 2015   Governing
The Colorado River Delta is in tough shape once it ventures into Mexico. But now, a group of NGOs and local governments are showing how the sensitive area can be kept clean.
Mar 17, 2010   Miller-McCune Magazine
Mexico City has opened a citywide bike sharing system, similar to those in Paris and Barcelona.
Feb 20, 2010   The Bike-sharing Blog
<em>Atlantic</em> correspondent Cristine Russell takes a look at Mexico City's quickly-implemented bus rapid transit system.
Nov 20, 2009   The Atlantic Monthly
Texas officials are calling on the federal government to ditch plans to build a pedestrian fence along the U.S.-Mexico border, arguing the fence will not stop illegal crossing.
Sep 14, 2009   The Houston Chronicle
As environmental conditions erode sand along the tourist-heavy beaches in Cancun, some hotel owners are taking drastic -- and illegal -- measures to rebuild their beaches.
Sep 5, 2009   The New York Times
A high rate of poverty, a large population of illegal aliens, and a next-door neighbor to one of the most dangerous cities in the hemisphere, El Paso would seem to be a hotbed of danger. But it's actually one of the safest big cities in America.
Jul 20, 2009   Reason
Mexico City's Centro Historico is undergoing a broad redevelopment, which has resulted in more investment, more events, and more use. However, some there are worried that increased commercialization will tarnish the public square.
Jul 2, 2009   Next American City
Among the installations at the Ecological Urbanism exhibit at Harvard's Graduate School of Design is a collection of smells from 200 Mexico City neighborhoods.
Apr 19, 2009   The Boston Globe
The border between the U.S. and Mexico is being built into 700 miles of wall in Texas. Architect Lance Hosey looks at the environmental, ecological and sociological problems it creates.
Feb 15, 2009   Architect Magazine
Architect Teddy Cruz examines the south-north flow of "nonconforming urbanism" in the Tijuana-San Diego region, and how changing communities in this dynamic area could shape the way we think about increasing density.
Feb 4, 2009   The Nation