Medellin, Colombia

2012 challenge

The City of Medellin has been planning for the future vitality of the Aburra Valley in partnership with academia and the public and private sectors. One element of their plan is to progress from a manufacturing economic base to a higher value service/technology/innovation economy; City leaders have identified that addressing transportation issues will be a core element of transforming Medellin to an Intelligent City. The IBM team laid out a comprehensive roadmap that addressed key challenges related to future planning, road congestion, integration of services, and mass transit.