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Brazil Struggles with Inadequate Infrastructure for World Cup

June 12, 2013 - in Construction

Inadequate infrastructure, particularly in air transport, threatens football-mad Brazil’s hopes of dazzling the world with the best-organised World Cup ever 12 months from now. Organisers have been struggling to complete the construction or  renovation…

Brazil Unveils Infrastructure Funding Plans for Road and Rail Projects

August 16, 2012 - in Transportation

Brazil's government on Wednesday unveiled measures to lure up to $133 billion reais in private investment for road and rail projects, part of a new state-led…

Has South America’s Most Sustainable City Lost Its Edge?

June 7, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Transportation

The southern Brazil metropolis of Curitiba built its reputation as an urban planning model thanks, in large part, to its innovative transportation system.…

Has South America's Most Sustainable City Lost Its Edge?

June 7, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Transportation

The southern Brazil metropolis of Curitiba built its reputation as an urban planning model thanks, in large part, to its innovative transportation system. But in recent years, the system has become overcrowded and expensive, pushing people into their cars.…