BFUSION INSTITUTE STRATEGY | UNLEASH THE POTENTIAL

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A COLLECTIVE IMPACT STRATEGY

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The BFusion Institute strategy realizes the full potential of our binational relationship by building a “21st Century Border”. A North American Competitiveness synapse that grounds high-level economic dialogue, benefitting residents of both the United States and México.

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Take action and create urban environments linked to ports of entry that promote a dynamic cross-border “fusion”, harnessing the energy of a multicultural community to catalyze growth in the mega-region and beyond

OUR VISION

UNLEASH THE POTENTIAL OF A UNIQUE WORLD DESTINATION

Imagine an Urban District that celebrates the fusion of Mexico´s and the United States culture, a unique destination that maximizes the complementary capabilities of our binational People Energy, generating true North American Competitiveness, where high value-added jobs and businesses thrive. We envision creating such binational pedestrian environments surrounding the US-Mexico Ports of Entry communities, through Collective Impact strategies that bring together all stakeholders, foremost the Border...
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BUILDING BETTER BORDER COMMUNITIES

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We must start by formulating research-based policies that are focused on livability and transit-oriented economic development of the cross-border pedestrian urban environment linked to ports of entry. Followed by border-wide, cross-sector collaboration and collective action to create those environments.

ECONOMIC MICRO ZONES

See the immediate surrounding areas of our ports-of-entry as zones of opportunity that will help us reactivate and grow our economy. Walkable communities that facilitate tourism, entertainment, retail, culture, and new high value services.

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Fusion

Facilitate human energy released by creative interactions, unleashing new innovative industries. Through Smart Growth, and Place Making strategies we can create the urban environment that will enable the “coming together of minds”.

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Collective Impact

Unite the community and facilitate collaboration of all stake holders, from San Ysidro Colonia Federal businesses. We must all come together to define a shared vision, common goals and actions that will shape our environment.

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SAN YSIDRO BORDER CROSSING

9,431,788

2018 Ped Crossings

10,799,398

2019 Ped Crossings

20,512,181

2018 Car Crossings

25,845,348

2019 Car Crossings

LATEST NEWS

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Get to know the latest from our cross-border community and keep informed about recent news.

27 Jan 2022

Border Fusion Institute Mural Project

APPLICATION FORM HERE Border Fusion Institute, Inc. (BFI), a 501c3 Non-Profit is pleased to announce an exciting Public Art Mural Collaboration Project...
24 Jul 2021

Enabling cross-border rail for passengers

SANDAG must support Baja Light Rail by re-positioning San Ysidro Trolley expansion within SANDAG’s Border Freight Yard Good afternoon, my name is Miguel...
30 Jun 2021

The San Diego Union Tribune paper published on their online edition of June 29th, 2021 an opinion editorial written by Miguel Aguirre and Flavio Olivieri,...
12 Mar 2021

San Diego Transportation Planning

Miguel Aguirre, March 12, 2021, Public Comment, SANDAG Board of Directors     PART I-9am  Good morning.  Miguel...