As NAIM continues to be in the headlines, railroads are making a comeback after AMLO’s decision to construct the Tren Maya. The private sector’s eyes sparkle at the possibility of constructing the project, but in the meantime, experts are analyzing its viability. The Mexico-Toluca Interurban Train is still under construction and its expected date of completion is in 2020.

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Railroads Growing Impact

The Mexico-Toluca Interurban Train is expected to be in operation until 2020. Section III of the project that runs from La Marquesa to Observatorio is the responsibility of Mexico City Government and will be completed by July 2019 according to the Director of Multimodal Railway Transport.

On the other hand, the private sector is carefully analyzing the pros and cons of constructing AMLO’s ambitious Tren Maya. The main red lights seen are funding, environmental and planning.




NAIM’s Future Take Off

Santa Lucia Base is ready to be the home of Mexico City’s new airport because it has already has the infrastructure necessary and it does not have ejido problems,” says Congressman and secretary general of the Central Campesina Cardenista (CCC).

As for NAIM, the pace of construction has decreased in the last months. But a recent poll states that 63 percent of the Mexican population is in favor of its construction.




Mexico City’s Upcoming Solutions

Rainwater collection could help quench CDMX’s thirst as 103 of 653 of Mexico’s aquifers are overexploited.

CDMX’s Vertical housing could increase by 2 percent in what is left of 2018. Vertical housing currently represents 80 percent of the total housing sector.

Sheinbaum announces the construction of a new metro line that will run from Constitucion de 1917 to Ixtapaluca in the State of Mexico. She announced that her political administration will focus on transport development and the improvement of mobility.

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