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Flashcards in Sustainable Urban Living (Curitiba, Brazil) Deck (8):
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Population

1.8 million

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How large

Seventh largest in Brazil

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When was plan commissioned and for what

1940s for a controlled expansion

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Later plan

1960s to control urban sprawl, reduce traffic, preserve historic sector and develop public transport

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Name of plan

Curitiba Master Plan

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Main emphasis

Ensuring appropriate quality of life for the residents
Preserve environment for future generations

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BRT system elements

1. Direct line buses which operate from key pick up points
2. Speedy buses which operate on five main routes
3. Inter district buses which join districts avoiding city centres
4. Feeder mini buses which pick up people from residential areas

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Housing in Curitiba

COHAB= city public housing programme
Housing strategy to provide urban poor with 50,000

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