Determinants of the urban environmental quality: UEQI for colombian cities
Authors: Oscar Hernán Cerquera-Losada, Luisa Fernanda Campos-Fajardo, Laura Sofía Cuéllar-Torrecillas, Luisa Alejandra Durán-Vargas, María Camila López-Tovar, Elizabeth Perea-Rodríguez, Erika Andrea Valero-Nieto, Delcy Angélica Villate-Montañez
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The present inquiry arises as a result of a constant search of problems that aect cities of the country, by the Hotbed of Investigation of Surcolombian Socioeconomic Studies HISSS, of the Surcolombiana University of Neiva (Colombia) -.In this way, we found those factors and actions that contribute to making Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla, Neiva, Tunja and Cucuta, cities that the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development through the urban environmental quality indexes (UEQUI) categorizes, at medium, low and very low levels. A methodology was developed that projects positivist and qualitative investigation, corresponding to a descriptive and explanatory study of the environmental sustainability of the cities is obtained from factors such as: public space; green areas; environmental pollution; mobility, public transport. The results obtained are of a relevant nature because they show old direct eects on the quality of life of the inhabitants, so that from them, alternative solutions are interpreted and proposed.