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1
Q

Brazilian city leads the way

A

Curitiba

2
Q

Population

A

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

3
Q

What did Jamie Lerner the leader do

A

Paved the main streets and made them pedestrian walk ways only

4
Q

Public transport

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

A

Buses
60
entrances
270

5
Q

Transport pricing

A
  • 200x less expensive than subways

* cost nothing to the gov. 2 million people use it every day

6
Q

Parks

A
  • creating parks increased surrounding land prices
  • 4x Greenland for inhabitants
  • 1.4 million square miles of parks
7
Q

Slums

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