Urban Mobility of Residents from Shanty Towns and Informal Settlements in Belo Horizonte: What has Been Improved?

Brazilian Law establishes the universal provision of public transportation as a guideline in planning and management of urban mobility systems. Following this guideline is essential to observe if the service offered has quality and equity in the villages and slums of Belo Horizonte, it is necessary to lead the formal service into the informal city too. This service allows for better internal coordination of villages and slums, making easy the integration with other service lines of urban public transport system and guarantee to the resident’s access to urban facilities, such as schools, health centers, churches and trade.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 12p
  • Monograph Title: CODATU XV: The role of urban mobility in (re)shaping cities

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01481576
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 2013 4:13PM