Curitiba: an example of sustainable urban planning

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Bus stop in Curitiba, Brazil. Fares are collected here to save time. 


Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz Mariordo

You’re welcome to copy this summary of the Curitiba case study for your own notes. Be aware that some local people feel that Curitiba has not been the success story that is widely advertised. Some say that traffic congestion is getting worse and that Curitiba has the highest murder rate of any Brazilian city. The former mayor of Curitiba, Jaime Lerner is considered an urban-planning visionary. See him speak at TED:


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