Curitiba's Sustainable Urban Development Flashcards

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Urban strategies

Economic

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Passengers only need one cheap ticket a day
Curitiba developed an Industrial City to boost its economic image
There has been over 550 factories in the Industrial City since 2000
The Industrial City provides over 200 000 direct and indirect jobs
There are 6000 additional economic enterprises
TNCs like Bosch, Volvo and Toyota have invested factories in the city
New recycling scheme provides more jobs mainly for homeless or poor residents

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Urban strategies

Social

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20000 housing units built near factories

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Urban strategies

Environmental

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75% of commuters use public transport
100km of cycle paths link with the city bus routes and city parks
The Green Swap program promotes recycling
Each resident has 54 km squared of park space
• WHO recommend 16 m squared
South East Winds blow pollution away from the city keeping the air clean
Many parks are along rivers that are protected from being built upon
There are over 26 parks across the city with 1.5 million trees planted
Recycling plants employ the homeless through the Green Swap Program
Poor residents can

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