Posts by Steve Davidson
Optimism and Innovation in the World’s Former Murder Capital: Lessons for Detroit (and other cities) from Medellín, Colombia
In just two decades, Medellín, Colombia has evolved from the world’s murder capital to one its most innovative city. In 1995, Medellín took a major step forward by introducing two Metro lines that today serve half a million daily riders. The system has done more than get people around, it has strengthened economic activity within the downtown core and has introduced commerce within historically disconnected poor neighborhoods.