Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Brazil

Streetfilms: Curitiba, the Cradle of Bus Rapid Transit

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Curitiba, Brazil first adopted its Master Plan in 1968. Since then, it has become a city well known for inventive urban planning and affordable (to the user and the city) public transportation. Curitiba’s Bus Rapid Transit system is the source of inspiration for many other cities including the TransMilenio in Bogotá, Colombia, Metrovia in Guayaquil, […]

Good Roads?

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I just finished an interesting journey that took me to the World Social Forum at the mouth of the Amazon River system in Belem, Brazil, and then to Los Angeles and finally home, just in time to attend a presentation last night at CounterPULSE of Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes III. The show consists of rare […]