Curitiba

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  • Curitiba - ideal ecocity
    • Society
      • population 3 million
      • 99% happy with city
      • slum dwellers clear waste in return for fruit + veg from gov
      • more slum inhabitant new housing
        • affordable
        • infrastructure running water
    • environment
      • created a massive network of parks
      • reduced energy consumption by 66%
      • 4x more Greenland than required
      • sheep to mow lawns - urban sheppards
      • let river flood
      • parks increased value of surrounding land
    • Transport
      • boarding tubes for efficiency
      • 2 million passengers
      • peak times
        • buses arrive every minute -always full
      • priotising people over cars
        • pedestrionised15 city blocks
      • triple articulated buses
      • 3 roads
        • bus lane in middle
        • one road in to city + one out

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