Most Latin American capital , São Paulo , presents serious problems of urban mobility whose solution seems increasingly distant . The debate about excess cars is gaining momentum in the media and society that seeks transportation alternatives at all costs . The mesh is insufficient subway and bus overcrowding feature . It is in this context that the major car manufacturers exceed their sales . Cars are the main means of transport in the city , whose average vehicles per capita is nearly 1 . In this context , another problem seems insoluble : the lack of recycling for abandoned vehicles . In the United States and many cities in Europe , about 95 % of the vehicles is recycled in São Paulo this percentage is only 1.5 % . As a result , huge open spaces to house thousands of abandoned vehicles , forgotten in time .
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