Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/129927
Authors: 
Lima Neto, Vicente Correia
Martins, Anamaria de Aragão Costa
Year of Publication: 
2015
Series/Report no.: 
Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 2163
Abstract (Translated): 
This article presents a theoretical approach towards the relation between transportation and urban form, explaining the main principles used in the regional planning during the first half of XX century, that influenced several metropolitan areas. Taking the case of Brasilia, it is exemplified how those planning principles oriented the spatial organization of the territory. The article demonstrates the effects of decentralization in the crescent dependence on private transportation, revealing the main commuting problems in the Federal Capital of Brazil.
Subjects: 
urban and Regional planning
commuting
Brasilia urban design
JEL: 
O18
R38
R52
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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