Operation and Use of the Integrated Public Transportation Network of Curitiba, Brazil

by Carlos Ceneviva, Ceneviva Planejamento Urbano, Rua Alberto Foloni 760, Ap. 702, Curitiba, PR, CEP: 80540-000, Brazil,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract: In the worldwide search for intermediate transportation solutions between the bus and subway, the city of Curitiba, Brazil has achieved unusual levels of performance and quality. Curitiba has developed an integrated bus-transit network utilizing simple but efficient innovations: exclusive lanes, bi-articulated buses, direct lines, and tube stations. The efficacy of this system has been central to the city's ordered growth and high standard of living.

Subject Headings: Developing countries | Public transportation | Buses | Urban areas | Bus stops | Subways | Highways and roads | Innovation | Brazil | South America

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