case study: curitiba- citywide planning

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  • planned transport system- Bus rapid transport (BRT)- used by 85% population, only one price no matter how far you travel making it affordable
  • traffic congestion and air pollution lowest in Brazil
  • preserving and caring for it's green areas- 51m2 green space per inhabitant
  • lighthouses of knowledge- free educational programmes including libaries and internet access
  • job training social welfare and educational programs
  • 28 parks and wooded areas, 1.5 million trees
  • flood waters diverted into new lakes, solving problem of dangerous flooding, also act as a…


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