Jaime Lerner’s Dream

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City Hall is considering a proposal for a Light Wheeled Vehicle (VLP), which was designed by architect, urban planner, and former mayor of Curitiba, Jaime Lerner. The VLP is a vehicular transport system that would run solely on electricity. City Hall’s proposal states the budget at R$950 million for the project. The VLP project hopes to take More...

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On August 2, 2013
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UFPR Promotes Bicycle Use

    Teachers, technicians, and students of the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) have a mission to promote the use of bicycles for transportation, leisure, and sport. Through research, teaching, and extension More...

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On April 18, 2013
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Cyclists Inaugurate New Bike Path

    Dozens of cyclists participated in the reopening of the Bicycle Path Leisure Program in Curitiba last Sunday, April 14. Having just been renovated, the old path was discontinued, and a new route replaces More...

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On December 3, 2012
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Curitiba Revisits Bullet Train Project

The government is currently revisiting construction studies for train routes linking São Paulo to Curitiba, Brasilia, and Belo Horizonte by high speed or bullet train (TAV), the president of Logistics Planning More...

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On October 1, 2012
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Electric Hybrid Buses Showcase Newest Technology

  Curitiba has once again become a pioneer in the use of new technology for public transportation. One of the first cities in Brazil to begin using buses running on bio-diesel, Curitiba is continuing its efforts More...

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On September 17, 2012
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Public Transport Solution for Brazil

During the 2012 national seminar of the National Association of Urban Transport (NTU) in Brasília, the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) was hailed as a sustainable solution for Brazil’s public transportation needs More...

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On July 19, 2012
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Curitiba to have 400km of Bike Lanes

 With the creation of planned new bike lanes to be integrated into the current network of 120 kilometers, which is already the second largest in the country, Curitiba’s cycling paths will reach 400 kilometers. More...

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On July 10, 2012
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Mayor of Seoul Explores Curitiba’s Public Transit

Mayor Park Won-soon The mayor of Seoul, South Korea, Park Won-soon, who attended the Rio +20 event in Rio de Janeiro, arrived in Curitiba on Friday, June 22, accompanied by a delegation of advisers and technicians More...

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On June 15, 2012
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Curitiba Unveils Hybrid Bus at Rio +20 Conference

  The mayor of Curitiba, Luciano Ducci, presented the “Hibribus” on Thursday, June 14, at the Rio +20 Conference, a bus with hybrid electric and biodiesel fuel engines that will become part of the public transportation More...

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On May 31, 2012
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New Underground Parking at Municipal Market and Bus Station

A new underground parking garage will serve the public visiting the Municipal Market, Bus Station, and environs. The construction of the parking complex underneath Affonso Camargo Avenue will be executed by a private More...