Enterprising City/State/Nation MobiPrize winner: Medellín, Colombia

| October 28, 2015

Medellín photo by seth pipkin (cropped from) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Many thanks to ICLEI EcoMobility for sponsoring the Enterprising City/State/Nation MobiPrize!

A big congratulations goes to Medellín, Colombia, the 2016 Enterprising City/State/Nation MobiPrize winner! The jury was very impressed with Medellín’s efforts and applauded it for investing in building the New Mobility Industry cluster development (around railway technologies) and supporting innovative and integrated transportation solutions.”

Two years ago Medellín was ranked as the most innovative city in the world by The Wall Street Journal and Citigroup, beating first-world cities like Tel Aviv and New York. Sustainable mobility is one of the areas that show important characteristics of innovation in the city.

The Agency for Cooperation and Investment for Medellín and Metropolitan Area (ACI) submitted the application, which highlights the integrated sustainable transportation system, which includes the Metro of Medellín (Metro, Metrocable, and Metroplús), and EnCicla -public bicycle system.

Learn more about the Enterprising City/State/Nation MobiPrize.

Medellín won:

  • Travel to the award ceremony in Quito, Ecuador to attend Habtiat III.
  • Mentorship, networking opportunities and more…

Read more about ACI and Medellín at http://www.acimedellin.org.

Category: Mobiprize 2016

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