Guerrera Unveils Transport Upgrade Plan at Council of the Americas, New York

The Minister of Transportation, Alexis Guerrera, is in the United States together with the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Transportation, Álvaro Errea, as part of an official visit where he will participate in various institutional activities over three days. Today, the official was received by the vice president of the Council of the Americas, Ragnhild Melzi, at her office in New York.

The Council of the Americas is an international business organization founded in 1963. It is made up of leading companies representing multiple sectors, including logistics and transportation, technology, finance, consumer products, media, energy, and mining, among others.

At the meeting, the Transport Modernization Plan was presented, with its development perspectives and short, medium and long-term objectives. In this sense, one of the main axes that were discussed was the energy transition in passenger and cargo transport, gas and electricity.

In addition, mobility and micromobility were discussed, with special focus on the concept of the last mile or kilometer, which refers to how users decompress public transport before or after the trip to connect.

With regard to cargo transportation, the “Open Access” system promoted by the government for cargo trains was exposed. It is soon to start and its objective is to promote the participation of companies in the different branches and routes, which will no longer have a single operator, but multiple operators may be present.

Finally, the Council and its member companies were invited to generate investments and financing in the country, in the projects and works developed by the Ministry of Transportation, such as the cargo consolidation centers under development and projected.

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