Challenges and Opportunities to Expand Rapid Transit in Brazil

All over the world, many cities have faced difficulties in expanding their rapid transit networks at the scales and rates needed to meet the challenges posed by urban population growth, economic development and climate change. In order to understand how to respond to these challenges, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) undertook an international study in order to extend and deepen knowledge of rapid transit infrastructure investment practices in Brazil, with analysis on opportunities and challenges for expanding these systems and recommendations on how to steer public policies and investments in this sector.


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