Metropolitan Municipality of Lima
Peru

Population: 9752000
Area of jurisdiction: 2672 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Transportation Reforms
Transportation reform seeks safe, rapid and orderly transportation that helps reduces emissions levels. The reform encompasses the following: a fleet freeze (regulation 1538) to rein in additional mini-bus additions to the public-transport fleet; a template bus that is high-capacity and pollutes less; transportation corridors that form part of an integrated transport system; regulation of major thoroughfares; adjustments to consortia; taxi registry; and urban transport regulation. Participating Organizations: district-area municipalities, Lima and Callao consortia and businesses, Lima and Callao transportation unions, the Autoridad Autónoma del Tren Eléctrico (AATE), the Instituto Metropolitano Protransporte de Lima – PROTRANSPORTE, and the Peruvian Federal Police. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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CICLOLIMA: Special Non-Motorized Transportation Project
This project seeks to expand the number of users that choose bicycles as an alternative means of transportation. Project components are as follows: 1. Infrastructure: 150 km bike path construction, 95 km bike path maintenance (more than 83% of the total), docking stations. 2. Promotion: Bicicole (high school educational campaigns), U.Bici (shared bicycle system at universities), Ciclodía (Sunday thoroughfare closures), Aquí tu bici. 3. Communication: social network use. The program won the 2012 “Public Management Best Practices” award in the Public Impacts category. Participating Organizations: Organización Panamericana de Salud OPS, area local governments, the Ministries of Education and the Environment, the Autoridad Autónoma del Tren Eléctrico (AATE), Cooperación Alemana (GIZ), embassies, Fundación Transitemos, the Lima Parks Service SERPAR, Touring, universities, educational institutions and private businesses. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status In progress
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Scrapping Programme
The program goal is to gradually reduce excess vehicle units by promoting the replacement of low- with high-capacity units as well as help reduce pollutant emissions levels from older vehicles. To date, 750 public transportation vehicles more than twenty years old have been scrapped. The proposed goal is four thousand vehicles by March 2013. Participating organizations: The certifying and scrapping entities, Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo S.A- COFIDE, Operadores del “Metropolitano”, Lima vías Express, Lima Bus Internacional, Perú masivo and Transvial. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Barrio Mío Program
This program is an urban improvement and social development project-identifier in Lima’s working class neighborhoods that emerges from a focus on integrated and participatory land development. Its main goals are to improve resident quality-of-life and to build a culture of citizenship, helping to benefit approximately three million residents in the capital’s neediest neighborhoods, in coordination with local governments and the general population. Participating Organizations: Local governments, neighborhood and social organizations, NGOs, volunteer networks, etc. Start year 2012
Sector Infrastructure
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Mi Huerta Program
This program takes up the practice of urban agriculture in abandoned urban and suburban spaces to generate wholesome foodstuffs for at-home consumption and commercialization. It emerges as a strategy that helps promote and develop alternatives that aid in improving family nutrition and more diverse citywide dietary paradigms. 2014 goals: sixteen associated districts, 2014 urban orchards. Participating Organizations: district local governments, the Ministry of Education, local school districts, NGOs, foundations, academic institutions, research centers, urban farming organization, producers and grassroots organizations. Start year 2011
Sector Food Security
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Lima Verde Program
Timeframe: Parque para Todos (January 2011-December 2014), Adopta un Árbol (June 2012-December 2014), Lomas de Lima (September 2012-December 2014) Investment: US$ 147,010,844 This program seeks to expand the city’s greensapces via 1. “Parques para Todos.” Goal: six new regional parks plus 14-park upgrade 2. “Adopta un Árbol.” Forestation with citizen participation; goal: 300,000 trees 3. “Lomas de Lima” seeks to conserve and fully utilize hills through the creation of a regional hills conservation system, the establishment of two hillside parks, promotion of three eco-tourism routes in the Villa María del Triunfo, San Juan de Lurigancho and Pachacamac hills, and promotion of the “Lima Verde” annual contest. Participating Organizations: area local governments, grassroots social organizations (neighborhood, community, cultural and sporting organizations, soup kitchens, mothers’ clubs, youth clubs and environmental organizations; academic institutions and research centers, educational institutions, youth groups, universities, private enterprise, tourist operators and associations, volunteer networks, NGOs and the public at large. Start year 2011
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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