Lessons for Detroit from Medellín, Colombia

By April 21, 2014Library

Steve Davidson, Erb ’14 takes home lessons for Detroit from Medellín, Colombia.

  • Metro–the city’s public transit arteries
  • Metrocable–connections for the city’s poorest neighborhoods
  • Public spaces and public art–inspiring hope in a hopeless place
  • Unidades Deportivas–building community through healthy living
  • Inspired perseverance to overcome persistent obstacles

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Optimismo e innovación en la ex capital mundial del asesinato: Lecciones para Detroit desde Medellín, Colombia