Smog, gridlock, overcrowding and blight sometimes seem like the inevitable price of metropolitan growth, but a fast-rising city in southeastern Brazil has found a better way. Simple technologies, creative use of resources and a public transportation system that is pleasant, efficient and affordable have turned Curitiba into a model of what more cities could be.

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    Scientific American Incorporated

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  • Authors:
    • Rabinovitch, J
    • Leitman, J
  • Publication Date: 1996-3


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 46-53
  • Serial:
    • Scientific American
    • Volume: 274
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Scientific American Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0036-8733

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  • Accession Number: 00719199
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1996 12:00AM