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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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Managing cities: Bogotá’s rise and fall | The Economist

THE bright-red articulated buses of Bogotá’s TransMilenio, with their dedicated lanes and station-style stops, were once the symbol of a city that had been transformed from chaos and corruption in the 1980s into a model of enlightened management admired and … 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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