A bus rapid transit system can carry as many passengers as a subway system, as the city of Curitiba in Brazil has shown.
I like this quote in the above video clip: “The problem is not the people who use the buses but the people who use the cars.”
Surely our urban planners can learn something from Curitiba.
More links from soohuey for anyone who would like to know more.
This video explains how things are done in Curitiba a little better
Some of our leaders might find it useful to read Step #2 – Action from ‘How to Make Cities for People? : 7 Steps for success’. Haha!
Also while you’re there, check out statements here.