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Continuing with the expansion of Line 12 of the Metro (Mixcoac-Observatorio), the completion of the section III Interurban Train Mexico-Toluca, as well as the beginning of the construction of the Cablebus Chapultepec, are some of the most important projects that are sought to be completed within of the 2022 works and services program of Mexico City.

In a conference, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, announced the plan for this year, which seeks to continue the works that began since she began her administration, as well as start new projects.

The plan for this year, he deepened, has six axes: city of rights, sustainable city, public space, more and better mobility, cultural capital of America, as well as Bosque de Chapultepec-Nature and culture.

These axes translate into a total of 478 works classified into types of infrastructure: educational, health, cultural, mobility and transportation, sustainable city, parks and public space, which give an investment for the Secretariat of Works and Services (Sobse) of 26,217 millions of pesos.

“The fundamental axes are obviously education, health, mobility and public space, it is where we have invested the most and we will continue to invest,” said the president.

Meanwhile, the head of Sobse, Jesús Antonio Esteva Medina, commented that the resources that are invested are of federal and local origin, in order to materialize several pending projects, such as mobility and connectivity.

For example, he highlighted that the expansion of Line 12 continues for this year, where an investment of 3,130 million pesos is projected this year.

“This year, we expect the completion of the entire tunnel, all the lining, start the implementation of the track, we will also be working on the electromechanical installations and the part of connection with the Mixcoac station,” he said.

Also, the conclusion of section III of the Mexico-Toluca Interurban Train, where 8,999 million pesos will be invested, “and whose goal is to finish this year all the civil works and the fronts that we are responsible for; right now we are bidding for the Observatory Viaduct, in part of the Observatory station and we are already working on the Santa Fe Mixed Viaduct, advancing in the metal structures”.

The secretary explained that for this year they will build new works, highlighting the development of one more Cablebús line and building another recycling plant for San Juan de Aragón.

For the Cablebús Chapultepec project, federal resources of 1,800 million pesos will be allocated; for the new recycling plant, 425 million.

Main projects

Within the sustainable city axis, the third stage of the Gran Canal Park and Cuitláhuac Park will be carried out; As new works, the Ciprés Park will be built in the Old Transfer Station in the Gas Colony and the Construction Product Waste Crushing Plant will be built in Tláhuac.

At the same time, the revitalization of the Historic Center will continue with its fourth stage, in the Lagunilla, Paseo de la Reforma sections, where maintenance of the patching type, sidewalks, furniture, signage will be given.

Under the mobility axis, at least 30 vehicular bridges will be intervened with maintenance, the Grand Canal Bridge will be built to connect the Internal Circuit to the Grand Canal and, in turn, with the Siervo de la Nación road that will lead to the Felipe Ángeles International Airport , as well as the conclusion of the Chamixto Vehicular Bridge in Cuajimalpa

The Indios Verdes CETRAM will also be intervened and the construction of the Elevated Trolleybus of Axis 8 South will be completed.

In terms of maintenance and urban services, during 2022 310 kilometers of the primary road network will be served with resurfacing, patching and mapping actions.

Mexico City and Michoacán sign collaboration agreement

Mexico City and Michoacán signed a collaboration agreement, whose objective is to exchange experiences and develop joint projects for the benefit of areas such as security, human capital, finance and technology.

This coordination work will remain in force until November 30, 2024 and work tables will be established, with the purpose of following up on the projects that are generated from the agreement.

During the signing, the head of government of the capital, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, explained that as a first action, the Digital Agency for Public Innovation (ADIP) will support the Michoacan entity to increase its digital infrastructure, either so that it has more points of free internet access.

It is also intended that Michoacán develop a regulatory improvement through digitization; for example, that the public sector generate web programs that simplify procedures such as business opening licenses, local tax collection, among others.

The state president highlighted the creation of the ADIP under her management, since it was possible to reduce the number of procedures such as permits and tax payments, from 2,000 to just over 1,000.

In addition, from a total of 14 requirements to carry out procedures, they went to just over nine, and from having less than five digitized procedures to more than 50.

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