Transport engineering and reduction in crime: the Medellín case

David Colomer Bea
2016 Libro de Actas CIT2016. XII Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte   unpublished
This study analyses the impact of the aerial cable car public transport system, locally known as Metrocable, in Medellín (Colombia), on the reduction in crime. As part of the municipal policies of social urbanism, Metrocable has contributed to the social integration of the population in the outlying neighbourhoods, which has increased safety in Medellín. This case is clearly of great interest from the point of view of Criminal Sciences, demonstrating how crime can be combated by using tools
more » ... by using tools beyond ius puniendi. DOI:
doi:10.4995/cit2016.2016.3434 fatcat:2hvrodqzlzaizkstet5xqyi2zu