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MBA: Bus Rapid Transit

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) provides faster and more efficient service than an ordinary bus. "These systems operate like a surface subway, say BRT advocates, but cost far less than building an actual metro." Watch this chapter of Moving Beyond the Automobile to learn about the key features of bus rapid transit systems around the world […]

Jaime Lerner on Making Curitiba’s First Pedestrian Street

Rua XV de Novembro (15th of November Street) is a vital artery through downtown Curitiba. In 1972 under the direction of then Mayor Jaime Lerner, it became the first major pedestrian street in Brazil.

Curitiba’s BRT: Inspired Bus Rapid Transit Around the World

Curitiba has become a city well known for inventive urban planning and affordable (to the user and the city) public transportation. This video illustrates how Curitiba's public transportation system operates.