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Год: 2011
Издательство: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Curitiba, the capital city of the Parana state in southeastern Brazil, has become a global model for urban development, environment preservation and transit. This book releases Curitibas odyssey through pioneering and developing Bus Rapid Transit ‘pari-passu with urban and metropolitan planning, bringing valuable experiences to cities worldwide. Similarly, this book contrasts Curitibas design as a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) with Brasilias (Brazils capital city and most iconic Brazilian city) design as a Design Oriented to Traffic (DOT). Beginning with former Mayor and Architect Jaime Lerners plans in the 1960s, Curitiba grew fast to almost 2 million inhabitants with quality of life as main achievement. The 1965, 1975, 1991, 2000 and 2004 Master Plans, as well as the controversial 1943 Agaches Plan, were revisited to extract lessons and parameters for such development. These plans lessons greatly influenced the planning directions in some South…
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