Diego Juárez Chávez

Students

mexico

13 May 2018
Undergraduate student
Sociology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

The project analyzes the change of model in Mexico City, moving from the man/truck model to the business model. It explores the particularities of each model considering the implications and origins of each one. It aims to approach the different factors and actors of the mobility model in Mexico City, considering users, operators, concessionaires, experts, and youth agents within political and legislative spaces, among others. It also explores the way in which expert language permeates everyday practices and how it can be rooted in everyday life.

Keywords: Mobility; man/truck model; business model; young legislators/young experts; users.

Supervisors: Veronica Crossa and Alejandra Leal Martínez

 

CASE STUDIES

Peseros and the sustainable mobile city

mexico

This case aims to analyze both youth transgression in urban public space, and the regulatory discourses and practices directed at such transgression, through an ethnographic study of recent projects and efforts to regularize and formalize public transport in Mexico City. “Peseros,” or privately run small buses, are infamous in the city for, among other things, […]