Curitiba, the capital of the state of Paraná and metropolis of south-eastern Brazil, is considered to be an outstanding example of sustainable urban planning and living. In order to overcome its huge urban problems, the city planners of Curitiba have, for the past 40 years, come up with creative, cost-efficient and sustainable solutions. These solutions have bestowed a very high quality of life for its citizens. 85% of citizens use the public transit system, made more accessible and efficient by Jaime Lerner’s bus loading tubes. Be inspired by this bustling southern city and discover how Curitiba has been designed for pedestrian life.