Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Curitiba

Streetfilms: Car-Free in Curitiba, Brazil

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A key corridor in a large city is cited as a prime spot to replace auto traffic with people-friendly space. Local leaders move on the idea and, once underway, the physical transition comes quickly. Cars are supplanted by street furniture and people. Critics complain, fearing negative impact on area business. If this sounds familiar, it’s […]

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, […]