Saturday, August 19, 2006

How a City in Brazil Solved Recycling, Mass Transit Problems

CBC, August 19

An interesting look at how Curitiba, a city of 1.75 million people in Brazil, increased its green space by a hundredfold, and solved recycling and mass transit problems on a shoestring budget. According to the city's former mayor, Jamie Lerner, "Creativity starts when you cut to 0 in your budget."

CBC video (4:57)

More: PBS interview with Jamie Lerner here.

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