DESIGN MODE LIVE, THINK, CREATE FEBRUARY 25, 2012 JULIO.ORTEGON
BELO HORIZONTE Belo Horizonte, Brazil, being one of the fastest growing cities of the country, has received plenty of tourists in the past years, which has caused severe congestion in the cityâ€™s roads. This has become a big problem, since the existent roads and transportation methods doesnâ€™t satisfy the needs of the people. It is extremely necessary to find a optimal solution for this problem, before it grows bigger.
Belo horizonte is a metropolitan city, which is located in the southeastern region of brazil. It is the third largest metropolitan city in the country. Belo Horizonte has a territorial area of 330 km^2, with a population of 2,375,44 habitants. Compared with Monterrey city, which has a territorial area of 451km^2 with a population of 1,135,512 habitants, Belo horizonte is a city with a huge population density. With a population that big, the city has an average of 791,814 cars, equivalent to almost .4 vehicles per person, and it is victim of constant severe road congestion.
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- BICYCLE IN PUBLIC TRASNPORTATION - “ NO CIRCULA” PROGRAM - ROADS ONLY FOR BUSSES - HYBRID SYSTEM *BUS, BYCILE, METRO” - METRO THROUGH BUILDINGS
iNCORPORATION OF THE 3 MAIN METHODS OF TRANSPORTATION, SO INSTEAD OF BEING AN OBSTACLE, THEY CONNECT EACH OTHER, AVHIEVING SYNERGY, IN THIS MANNER, ACCOMPLISH A MORE ECOLOGIC AND EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION METHOD.