Política Nacional de Mobilidade Urbana (LEI Nº 12.587).
The aim of the National Policy of Urban Mobility is to develop the urban transportation network in Brazil and to improve its accessibility in order to foster urban mobility.
The law 12.587 which establishes the guidelines of the Urban Mobility Policy "promotes non-motorised and public transports modes as well as the broad integration of urban transport services. Moreover, it imposes the development of Urban Mobility Plans for cities with more than 20,000 inhabitants" (source: GIZ)
Strategic axis of the policy include the mitigation of the environmental, social and economic costs of urban transportation, and the enhancement of the use of renewable and less polluting energy.