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IS THE UNDERGROUND A CONCEPT OF THE PAST? THE BRAZILIAN URBAN PLANNER JAIME LERNER CERTAINLY THINKS SO

By Ares Kalandides In an interview for the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo – the Brazilian architect and urban planner Jaime Lerner, three times mayor of Curitiba and former governor of the State of Parana, Brazil – talked about cities and … Continue reading

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São Paulo, bikes, buses and prosecution

by Daniel Wagner* “In the end, the agenda is the stupidity of the automobile. 500 new cars are sold in São Paulo every day. So a lot of things should be done in the direction of discouraging individual means of … Continue reading

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Uberlândia – or why we should hear more about second- and third-row cities

By Renard Teipelke Uberlândia – Uber what? Denmark, The Netherlands, or a city in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings? Far from that! Uberlândia is actually a medium-sized city in Brazil (population: 604’000). On first sight, the city … Continue reading

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It’s a Cool Place, but Don’t Tell Anyone!

by Renard Teipelke Traveling to new destinations is one of human mankind’s greatest experiences. You have two options with respect to a destination’s standing: you can either decide for the well-known, established one or you can try out the relatively … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s New Tram Line and Implications for Destination Positioning

Guest Article by Kenneth Wardrop  I believe that many of the most successful destinations in terms of place management and branding all share the characteristic of having excellent modern integrated public transport systems. Cities that stand out as leaders in … Continue reading

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Public Transportation Systems: The Transmilenio in Bogotá

by Ares Kalandides I consider this to be one of the most innovative transportation systems I know. It follows the principles of rail systems without the expensive hardware. Bogotá can be proud of this!

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