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March 21, 2010

Urban planning idea from Bogotá appears in NYC, declared visionary

Excerpt from Fast Company
The New York proposal marks a huge coup for an idea that began in Curitiba, Brazil; and then was co-opted in Bogota, Colombia; and it's now been spread around the world by Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogota who's become a globe-trotting evangelist for better urban planning.

With lots of American cities finding themselves with the same problems as Bogota, you can bet we've only begun to see the influence of the Transmilenio, and Peñalosa.

Original to StreetsBlog.org

Posted by Rafael Fajardo at March 21, 2010 05:45 PM