Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30184
The Integration between Transportation Solutions, Economic Development and Community Development as an Approach for Sustainability – A Case Study of Curitiba, Brazil
Abstract:Sustainability and sustainable development have been the main theme of many international conferences, such the UN Rio de Janeiro 1992 Earth Summit This was followed by the appearance of the global conferences at the late of the nineties and the early of 2000 to confirm the importance of the sustainable development .it was focused on the importance of the economic development as it is considered an effective tool in the operations of the sustainable development. Industry plays a critical role in technological innovations and research and development activities, which are crucial for the economic and social development of any country. Transportation and mobility are an important part or urban economics and the quality of life. To analyze urban transportation and its environmental impacts, a comprehensive approach is needed. So this research aims to apply new approach for the development of the urban communities that insure the continuity and facing the deterioration. This approach aims to integrate sustainable transport solutions with economic development and community development. For that purpose we will concentrate on one of the most sustainable cities in the world (Curitiba in Brazil) which provides the world with a model in how to integrate sustainable transport considerations into business development, road infrastructure development, and local community development.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1072565Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1705
 A. Hirschman, "Interregional and International Transmission of Economic Growth" in Regional Development and Planning, J. Friedmann, W. AlonsO, Ed. The MIT Press, USA, 1989.
 A. Tkinson, "The Urban Bioregion as Sustainable Development Paradigm" Third World Planning Review, vol.14, No.4, 1992.
 Botham, r. bob downs, Industrial Clusters: Scotland Route to Economic Success. Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow, 1999.
 E. Dommen, Fair Principles For Sustainable Development. England, 1993, p. 170.
 F. Hildebrand, Designing the city, towards a more sustainable urban form. Taylor & Francis Spon, 1999, pp. 40-45.
 J. Rabinovitch, "Curitiba Integrated Network, Urban Transportation World Reference." URBS, Curitiba, 1996.
 J. Rabinovitch, J. Hoehn, A Sustainable Urban Transportation System: the "Surface Metro" in Curitiba, Brazil. The Environmental and Natural Resources Policy and Training Project, Michigan State University, 1995.
 J. Rabinovitch, J. Leitmann, "Urban Planning in Curitiba, A Brazilian City Challenges Conventional Wisdom and Relies on Low Technology to Improve the Quality of Urban Life." Scientific American, vol. 274, no. 3, 1996
 J. Vivier, Millennium Cities Database for Sustainable Mobility Analyses and Recommendations. International Union of Public Transport UITP, Brussels, May, 2001.
 M. Munasinghe, "Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development" in Proc. Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Rio de Janeiro, 1992, Environment Paper No.3
 R. Goodland, G. Ledec, "New classical economic and principles of sustainable development" Ecological Modelling, vol. 38, no. 1-2, pp. 19- 46, September 1987.
 UNCTAD, Handbook of International Trade and Development Statistics. Supplement, New York, 1985, pp. 70-72.
 UN-Habitat, "The Habitat Agenda Goals and Principles, Commitments and the global Plan of Action" in United nation-s conf. of human settlement, habitat II, Istanbul, 1992
 UN-Habitat, Planning Sustainable Cities - global report on human settlement. United Nations human settlement programme, Earthscan, London, 2009, pp. 65-70.
 World Habitat Awards, Curitiba Urban Management, Building Full Citizenship. http://www.worldhabitatawards.org/winners-andfinalists/ project-details.cfm?lang=00&theProjectID=58