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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