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1

Brazilian city leads the way

Curitiba

2

Population

3 million- 90% say they're happy living there

3

What did Jamie Lerner the leader do

Paved the main streets and made them pedestrian walk ways only

4

Public transport

____ arrive every ____seconds. There are multiple _____ on the bus. It can carry up to _____ passengers

Buses
60
entrances
270

5

Transport pricing

•200x less expensive than subways
•cost nothing to the gov. 2 million people use it every day

6

Parks

•creating parks increased surrounding land prices
•4x Greenland for inhabitants
•1.4 million square miles of parks

7

Slums

•inhabitants clean the slums in return for food from the government
•illegally built housing