Want successful urban transport mega-projects? Here are seven things you should keep in mind

In 2002, Sao Paulo’s embarked in one of the most transformative transport projects of imagesthe decade: the construction of Metro Line 4. The new line had big ambitions: it was meant to significantly improve the commuting experience, better connect the south and western regions of the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Region (SPMR) to the center, change the metro system from a radial to a flexible network, and interconnect all transport modes, including buses, suburban trains (CPTM), bicycles, as well as existing and future metro lines.

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